Marijuana-Cannabis-Weed-Bud-GramNews outlets in Washington State report fatal car accidents linked to marijuana have doubled since marijuana was legalized in the state.

Researchers analyzing the data found:

  • The percentage of drivers involved in fatal crashes who recently used marijuana more than doubled from eight to 17 percent between 2013 and 2014.
  • One in six drivers involved in fatal crashes in 2014 had recently used marijuana, which is the most recent data available.

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