New CCSA-Led study estimates cost of driving under the influence of cannabis in Canada to be $1 billion

6/8/17–The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA) released “Estimating the Harms and Costs of Cannabis-Attributable Collisions in the Canadian Provinces,” the first study of its kind to estimate the social and economic costs associated with driving under the influence of cannabis (DUIC) in Canadian provinces. The CCSA-led study estimates $1 billion in costs associated with DUIC deaths, injuries, and property damage only collisions, with particularly high rates of harm among youth and young adults between the ages of 16–34. Read