An anti-pot group called Project SAM is grabbing national attention this month with data they say proves the dangerous link between marijuana legalization and impaired driving. Considered to be a scare tactic by some critics, there is little doubt that the group’s message could sway the minds of a lot of people across the nation, including some politicians here in Washington as well.
The group points out that since the legalization of marijuana, the number of drivers charged with drugged driving has risen. The group’s chairman claims that this data should be a wakeup call to lawmakers because it clearly highlights the dangers of driving under the influence of drugs. But is this really the case? Let’s give our readers another look.