Translations:ENDS Youth & Young Adults/84/en

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Almost half of teenagers who regularly use pot admit they've gotten behind the wheel while stoned. Overall, twice as many teens report driving under the influence of marijuana than admit to drinking and driving.
As US states legalize medical and recreational marijuana use, teens may misperceive the risk of marijuana use4 and DAUM. More than 1 in 8 teen drivers reported DAUM (driving after using marijuana) in the past month.
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Citation: Li L, Hu G, Schwebel DC, Zhu M. Analysis of US Teen Driving After Using Marijuana, 2017. JAMA Netw Open. 2020;3(12):e2030473. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.30473
Acknowledgement: This research was supported by the National Institutes of Health (grant R01HD074594, 2013-2022).