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Incorrect: Stoned driving is just as bad as driving drunk

It would be a standard misconception by those who’ve never gone on a journey—Dazed and Confused-style—that driving under the influence of cannabis is just as bad as driving under the influence of alcohol. As lab data and experience shows, that’s simply not so. Though smoking marijuana does impair psychomotor skills, the impairment is not “severe or long-lasting.” According to a review of the scientific evidence by NORML, drivers who’ve indulged in the devil’s lettuce tend […]

Tobacco Production Quantity by Country shown in Global Map

  This chart shows Tobacco Production Quantity by Country. Tobacco is a product prepared from the leaves of the tobacco plant by curing them. The plant is part of the genus Nicotiana and of the Solanaceae  family. While more than 70 species of tobacco are known, the chief commercial crop is N. tabacum. The more potent variant N. rustica is also used around the world. Tobacco contains the alkaloid nicotine, which is a stimulant. Dried […]