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Canadian Journal of Public Health

, Volume 105, Issue 1, pp e92–e93 | Cite as

Increased collision risk among drivers who report driving after using alcohol and after using cannabis

  • Gillian Sayer
  • Anca Ialomiteanu
  • Gina Stoduto
  • Christine M. Wickens
  • Robert E. Mann
  • Bernard Le Foll
  • Bruna BrandsEmail author
Letter to the Editor
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Copyright information

© The Canadian Public Health Association 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gillian Sayer
    • 1
    • 2
  • Anca Ialomiteanu
    • 1
  • Gina Stoduto
    • 1
  • Christine M. Wickens
    • 1
  • Robert E. Mann
    • 1
    • 3
  • Bernard Le Foll
    • 1
    • 2
    • 4
    • 5
    • 6
  • Bruna Brands
    • 1
    • 2
    • 7
    Email author
  1. 1.Social and Epidemiological ResearchCAMHTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Department of PharmacologyUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  3. 3.Dalla Lana School of Public HealthUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  4. 4.Translational Addiction Research LaboratoryCampbell Family Mental Health Research InstituteCanada
  5. 5.Alcohol Research and Treatment Clinic, Addiction Medicine Services, Ambulatory Care and Structured TreatmentsCAMHCanada
  6. 6.Departments of Family and Community Medicine, Psychiatry, Institute of Medical SciencesUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  7. 7.Office of Research and Surveillance, Controlled Substances and Tobacco DirectorateHealth CanadaOttawaCanada

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