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Statistics Show Pot Responsible for 100% Increase in Traffic Fatalities

car crashIn the past few years it seems as though the train heading toward complete legalization of marijuana use in this country was full steam ahead. But in recent months that train has started to lose some of that steam with reports that have given even some of the most diehard liberals pause when it comes to the broad legalization of marijuana. According to Colorado’s governor, John Hickenlooper, the legalization of marijuana was a “reckless” move on the part if its voters. The governor’s frustration clearly comes after news of the very dangerous consequences of the drug’s deregulation—traffic fatalities involving motorists testing positive for pot have increased a full 100 percent since the change in legislation. This despite the fact that Colorado’s traffic fatalities overall have actually gone down since 2007. Continue reading