Please copy and paste the following email and send it to your Senator in the NC General Assembly (https://www.ncleg.gov/FindYourLegislators)
Dear Senator (insert name),
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found when “adjusted for demographic variables of age, gender, and race/ethnicity the increased risk of crash involvement associated with THC disappeared.” This means there was no increased risk of crash involvement found over alcohol or drug free drivers.” 
The American Journal on Addiction reported that, “unlike drivers under the influence of alcohol, drivers who have used marijuana tend to overestimate their impairment and may try to compensate by driving more slowly and increasing the following distance.”
The American Journal of Public Health found that vehicle crash fatality rates for Washington and Colorado were similar to those for the control states vs. states with adult use marijuana legalization. In other words, three years after adult-use marijuana legalization, changes in motor vehicle crash fatality rates were not statistically different from those in similar states without adult-use marijuana.
The American Journal of Public Health explored traffic data from 1985 to 2014 and compared states with and without operational dispensaries. The researchers found that medical marijuana states had a decrease on average of 10.8% traffic fatality rates than in cannabis prohibition states. 
When you get responses, please log the details in this short form so that our lobbyist will have the most current info on the 170 people who have the power to vote for legislation!
If you have personal relationships with any of the lawmakers, please email Janis Ramquist to work on scheduling a meeting.
Lend a couple hours a month (or more, if you like) volunteer to NC NORML’s mission to “educate, empower, and activate North Carolinians to honor the individual liberty of adult consumers to use and/or grow cannabis for medical and/or personal purposes.”
Join the next volunteer orientation August 8th.
Stay up-to-date at NC NORML or by following NC NORML on social media.