The National Association for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) wrote in an Aug. 26, 2005 article titled "You Are Going Directly to Jail," by Paul Armentano, NORML Senior Policy Advisor:

“Unlike with alcohol, the accidental risk caused by cannabis — particularly among those who are not acutely intoxicated — appears limited because subjects under its influence are generally aware of their impairment and compensate to some extent, such as by slowing down and by focusing their attention when they know a response will be required.”

Aug. 26, 2005