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.
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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.
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.
As marijuana legalization sweeps the nation, companies are trying to keep up with the times by updating the classic beer goggles to simulate marijuana intoxication.
In the state of Florida, one state legislator is offering his own answer to the drugged driving question in the form of a bill that would set a blood level limit on individuals driving under the influence of marijuana.
With the legalization of recreational marijuana, driving while impaired quickly became an overwhelming concern for entire states, not just the users of marijuana.
Cannabis and alcohol are often compared to one another. Why is that? Well, from a political and cultural lens, it seems fairly obvious. Both are mind-altering substances which have gained acceptance by the majority of Americans.