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Drug Impaired Driving In the United States

CDC, 2020 Impaired driving happens when someone operates a vehicle while impaired by a substance like marijuana, other illicit drugs, some prescribed or over the counter medicines, or alcohol. Over 12 million Americans reported driving under the influence of marijuana...

Building a Data Linkage Program for Nonfatal Crash Surveillance

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, December 2020 About 3 million people are injured in motor vehicle crashes every year in the United States. Linking existing data sources such as police, hospital, and emergency medical service (EMS) records is one way to...

Drug-impaired Driving Fact Sheet

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, December 2020 The fact sheet presents strategies such as high-visibility enforcement and the use of drug recognition experts to identify impaired drivers and highlight what some states have done and what other states can do...

RI Good Samaritan Law Factsheet

Rhode Island Prevention Resource Center, December 2020 View this factsheet to learn more about protections against prosecution for anyone experiencing an overdose or anyone who calls 9-1-1 for a person experiencing an...

Cannabis Concentration and Health Risks Report

Washington State Prevention Research Subcommittee (PRSC), November 2020 Across the State of Washington, individuals, families, communities, and health care systems are struggling to cope with substance use, misuse, and substance use disorders. Fortunately, we have...