‘D-U-I Doesn’t Just Mean Booze’ Campaign Aims To Curb Driving While High
The campaign not only focuses on marijuana, but also prescription drugs. "You'll have people who are on prescription medications who think that because it was prescribed by a physician, they might be OK," says Rhonda Craft, director of the Office of Traffic Safety.
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Statewide Campaign Aims To Decrease Driving While Under The Influence Of Drugs
The California Office of Traffic Safety has launched a campaign aimed at the rise in people driving while high on drugs. Last month, California voters legalized the use of recreational marijuana. The "D-U-I Doesn't Just Mean Booze" campaign highlights the consequences of using prescription and illegal drugs while operating a vehicle. (Johnson, 12/6)
In other public health news —
In Sacramento, More Discover Health Benefits Of Fermented Foods
The surge in popularity of fermented foods in recent years – eating them, creating them at home, exploring different cultures and cuisines – is based largely on the idea that this stuff can be really good for you.In today’s filtered, purified, sanitized, antibacterial world, you might think avoiding bacteria of any kind is a good thing. Turns out, plenty of bacteria, invisible to the naked eye, are plastered all over our food and working on our behalf. (Robertson, 12/6)