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“Disturbing” study finds 19 percent of teens drive after using marijuana

(CBS) Is driving under the influence of marijuana less dangerous than driving drunk? Nobody knows for sure, but a new survey suggests a lot of teens seem to believe it.

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The survey of 2,300 eleventh and twelfth graders – by Liberty Mutual Insurance and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) – found more than one-third of teens who have driven after using marijuana say the drug doesn’t distract them from driving. What’s more, one in five teens admitted to driving high.   Read more

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