Marijuana and alcohol use among injured drivers evaluated at level I trauma centers in Arizona, 2008-2014.

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Summary of "Marijuana and alcohol use among injured drivers evaluated at level I trauma centers in Arizona, 2008-2014."

We examined marijuana and alcohol use trends among drivers aged ≥16 years evaluated at Level I trauma centers before and after Arizona legalized medical marijuana in April 2011.


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Name: Drug and alcohol dependence
ISSN: 1879-0046
Pages: 107539


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