Calls for Scotland Drug-Driving Ban as Death Toll Mounts

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(The Christian Institute) Campaigners have called on the Scottish government to introduce a ban on drug-driving following the publication of an alarming new study.

Research in the Forensic Science International journal found there were as many motorists’ deaths relating to cannabis use as alcohol use between 2012 and 2015 in Scotland.

One in five drivers killed in road accidents tested positive for cannabis during the period.

Drug-driving limits were introduced in England and Wales in 2015, but Scotland has yet to bring in such laws.

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