The annual cannabis holiday and fatal traffic crashes

  title={The annual cannabis holiday and fatal traffic crashes},
  author={Sam Harper and Adam Palayew},
  journal={Injury Prevention},
  pages={433 - 437}
Background Cannabis use has been linked to impaired driving and fatal accidents. Prior evidence suggests the potential for population-wide effects of the annual cannabis celebration on April 20th (‘4/20’), but evidence to date is limited. Methods We used data from the Fatal Analysis Reporting System for the years 1975–2016 to estimate the impact of ‘4/20’ on drivers involved in fatal traffic crashes occurring between 16:20 and 23:59 hours in the USA. We compared the effects of 4/20 with those… 
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