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Is Marijuana Legalization Tied To An Increase In Pedestrian Deaths?

Updated: Mar 8, 2018

By Kelly Burch, 03/02/18

[The Fix, thefix. com]


States where the adult use of marijuana was legalized had an uptick in pedestrian traffic deaths last year, according to a new study.


More pedestrians were killed in traffic accidents in 2017 than in any year since 1990, and researchers believe that the legalization of marijuana for adult use may have something to do with the rise in fatalities. 


According to a study released this week by the Governors Highway Safety Association, states that legalized marijuana for adult use (or "recreational marijuana") saw a 16.4% increase in pedestrian traffic deaths in the first half of 2017, compared to 2016. All other states—those that did not legalize—saw a 5.8% decrease in pedestrian deaths. 


Although the connection was not causal, the correlation was enough to... [ CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE ]



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(CURATED CONTENT: Written by Kelly Burch, March 2, 2018 - [www.thefix.com)



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