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A demonstrator smokes marijuana during the Marijuana March in Rio de Janeiro May 10, 2014. REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

College kids more likely to drive after toking than after drinking

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NEW YORK - College freshmen in a new study were less likely to smoke marijuana than to drink alcohol, but they were much more likely to drive after smoking pot or to ride in a car with a driver who had.

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Three times as many kids used alcohol as used pot, but less than 7 percent of the drinkers drove afterwards, compared to 31 percent of those who had smoked pot.

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