A bill that would allow police to test a driver’s saliva for marijuana is being considered by Vermont lawmakers as the state prepares to legalize the drug.
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German Police Association Calls for Complete Legalization of Cannabis
The Association of German Criminal Officers (BDK) has spoken out in favour of ending the ban on cannabis and has called for the decriminalization of all use of the drug.
Many Cannabis Users Aren’t Convinced Marijuana Causes Impaired Driving
A new Health Canada survey shows that Canadian cannabis users are hazy on the risks of driving while under the influence of the drug.
Federal Marijuana Impairment Report Finds DUI Tests Ineffective for THC
A federal marijuana impairment report has cast a shadow of doubt over the THC testing methods and regulations used by law enforcement officers in America, citing the inability to detect THC impairment from biological test samples and the worthlessness of establishing a “per se” limit to designate THC impairment.
With Pot Legal, Massachusetts Vows Crackdown on Impaired Drivers
Massachusetts officials promised a crackdown Thursday on marijuana-impaired driving as the state prepared for full implementation of the voter-approved law legalizing adult use of recreational pot.
Bay Area Company Develops Test to Measure Marijuana Impairment
A Bay Area company says it has successfully measured marijuana impairment in drivers. The test could provide law enforcement with a much-needed tool to identify people driving while stoned.
Marijuana and Driving: How Cops Catch High Drivers
There’s no breathalyzer for marijuana, so catching high drivers is the job of Drug Recognition Evaluators. See how it’s done in Canada.
UMass Professor Designs App to Test Marijuana Impairment
While the prospect of an accurate marijuana breathalyzer is still far off in the distance, one of the most pressing issues facing lawmakers in states where recreational marijuana is now legal is how to test for marijuana impairment. A professor from the University of Massachusetts Boston thinks he has the answer.
Maine State Senate Approves Drugged Driving Bill
On March 30, 2016, the Maine state Senate voted 19-14 to approve Legislative Document 1628, a bill that would set a blood-THC limit for drivers.
Did Marijuana Use Increase the Number of Fatal Accidents in Washington?
One of the big questions surrounding the legalization of marijuana is how it could affect the safety of national highways. As access to marijuana increases, critics warn, so too will the number of impaired drivers and fatal accidents.
Friday Trends and Month Ends
Cannabis stocks traded poorly today. Fridays are generally plagued by poor volume and price weakness. Month ends exhibit similar characteristics.
Investors Hedging Bets with Marijuana Breathalyzer?
Here’s an angle on the marijuana business boom even anti-marijuana investors can get behind: marijuana breathalyzers.
Marijuana on the Roads: What’s the Story?
In coming articles, Marijuana Investor News will examine the impact legalized marijuana has made on highway safety. We’ll go in depth and answer the burning questions our readers have asked.