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Prescription Drugs Overtake Cannabis in Fatal Crashes

Since 1993, the profile of a drugged driver has changed substantially. A study released Monday in "Public Health Reports" shows that more drivers are now testing positive for prescription drugs, cannabis, and multiple drugs, and they are more likely to be older than 50.  While we've seen a decrease over the years in motor vehicle fatalities involving people under the influence, the nature of those crashes is changing," said study author Fernando Wilson, PhD.  Learn more...

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