The passage of medical cannabis laws is associated with a reduction in the public’s consumption of alcohol and with fewer incidences of alcohol-related traffic fatalities, according to data published in the Journal of Law and Economics. Investigators at Montana State University, the University of Oregon, and the University of Colorado assessed data regarding both alcohol consumption and traffic […]
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LYNGBY, DENMARK — A driver’s risk of being severely injured in an accident is highest after having either consumed alcohol alone, resulting in a blood/alcohol level above .08, or in combination with other psychoactive substances, according to the findings of a population-based case-controlled study published online in the journal Accident Analysis and Prevention. Danish researchers assessed the overall […]
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With Washington State’s I-502 legalization came a 5ng/ml limit of active THC in blood. This is now per se evidence to convict on a DUI charge.
In Colorado, the governor is poised to sign a bill creating a 5ng/ml limit that has failed to pass in six previous attempts. This would set a permissible inference of guilt on a DUI charge.
To my fellow supporters of marijuana legalization, I’m reminded of the saying, “Be careful what you wish for because you might get it.”
Before I explain that, let’s make sure everyone reading is familiar with the concepts:
Now, back to our wishes. For years now, we have been lobbying . . . . . READ MORE