Recreational drugs are chemical substances taken for enjoyment, or leisure purposes, rather than for medical reasons. Alcohol, tobacco and caffeine can be classed as recreational drugs but are not covered in this leaflet. Recreational drugs are usually started to provide pleasure, or improve life in some way. However, they can lead to addiction, to health and social problems and to crime.
Literature review on the relation between drug use, impaired driving and traffic accidents
Adderall abuse on college campuses: a comprehensive literature review
Series type: Literature reviews. The health consequences of drug use are a priority area for the EMCDDA and impaired driving and road traffic accidents linked to drugs constitute an important topic on which comprehensive information is lacking. The literature review addressed inter alia the relationship between different patterns of drug consumption, impaired driving and traffic accidents. In addition drug testing procedures and associated legislation regarding drug-impaired driving in the different EU Member States were described and the issues raised by such testing reviewed. The outcomes of the study included a scientific literature review and annotated bibliography on the relation between drug use, impaired driving and traffic accidents. Home Publications Literature reviews. Literature review on the relation between drug use, impaired driving and traffic accidents.
Literature Review On Substance Use Addiction
Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't result in more teens getting high. Legalizing medical marijuana has either decreased or had no effect on teenage cannabis use, and initial evidence suggests that recreational legalization has similar effects, according to a new comprehensive review of studies on the topic. The working paper , published by the National Bureau of Economic Research in April, also explores literature around the effects of medical and recreational marijuana legalization on other public health outcomes including tobacco smoking, use of opioids and other prescription drugs, traffic fatalities and overall crime.