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Following are presentations from the event:
The National Safety Council conducted a survey focused on public perceptions of the importance and impact of accidental or preventable deaths compared to those of other causes of death and injury. More than 2,000 surveys were completed between April 30 and May 9, 2019.
Access to cannabis varies widely from state to state.
Eighty percent of employers surveyed said they were concerned about marijuana having a negative impact on their workforce. Learn the basics of cannabis and how the drug moves through the body.
This report describes the review and update to the NSC Alcohol, Drugs and Impairment Division recommendations for the toxicological investigation of suspected alcohol- and drug-impaired driving cases and motor vehicle fatalities.
The updates are made based on a survey of practices in laboratories in the U.S. and Canada, consideration of existing epidemiological crash and arrest data, current drug use patterns and practical considerations of widely available technology platforms in laboratories
performing this work.
The recommendation updates are derived from a consensus of experts recruited from survey respondents and the membership of the NSC Alcohol, Drug and Impairment Division.
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