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  • "Drug and Alcohol Rehab Solutions for Addiction." Negative Effects of Marijuana: Is Pot Smoking Harmless. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 May 2013.

  • "Heavy Marijuana Use Affects Learning, Social Skills." About.com Alcoholism. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 May 2013.

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  • In driving simulator tests subjects that had smoked marijuana required significantly more time to make basic driving decisions like when to break, or stop. Subjects also slowed their speed to unsafe levels during the tests. The most startling discovery was that the subjects required so much more time to respond to emergency situations they were unable to avoid collisions 30% of the time while subjects in the same study who were not stoned avoided collissions at a much greater rate.

  • According to the CDCA vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death among young people aged 16 to 19.A study in Maryland showed that 34% of crash victims admitted to Maryland shock trauma tested positive for drugs, 16% tested positive for alcohol, and 9.9% tested positive for both drugs and alcohol.

  • Short term effects of marijuana include problems with memory, distorted perception, distorted sound perception, distorted time perception, trouble with thinking and problem solving and loss of motor court nation all of which you need to drive a car effectively.

  • The biggest reason you should not drive a car under the influence of marijuana is because it is illegal! Washington state law RCW 46.61.502 clearly defines the penalties for breaking this law. Your license will be revoked, you can be jailed for up to one year and you have no chance of getting your license back into your 21st birthday if you are under age.

  • "Bad Side Effects of Marijuana Use." LIVESTRONG.COM. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 May 2013.

  • "Drug and Alcohol Rehab Solutions for Addiction." Negative Effects of Marijuana: Is Pot Smoking Harmless. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 May 2013.

  • "Negative Effects on Smoking Weed?" Yahoo! Answers. Yahoo!, n.d. Web. 05 May 2013.

  • "New Findings on the Negative Effects of Marijuana." Examiner.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 May 2013.

  • http://apps.leg.wa.gov/rcw/default.aspx?cite=46.61.502