Smoking weed and then driving? That’s definitely a thing that happens. But fessing up to it? I’m honestly surprised by the results here: A newsurvey of 600 drivers found nearly 40 percent were comfortable getting behind the wheel within two hours of smoking pot.
Denver, Colorado is one of the very few places in America where you can currently purchase and consume marijuana legally. Even in its first year of sales, pot tourism has sprouted as a new industry in the Mile High City. But the fun stays here, as any bud found in your luggage won't be there when you get home.
Driving while stoned isn't just stupid, it's also against the law. And in the four states where marijuana has been legalized for recreational use, there's a growing concern that loaded drivers running to 7-11 for another pint of Americone Dream is becoming an issue. Enter the weed-detecting breathalyzer.
To show how legalizing marijuana in California would lead to more impaired drivers, the California Highway Patrol put two media types behind the wheel after smoking state-supplied chronic, in varieties called "Train Wreck" and "Blockhead." (H/t to Ari!) [LA Times]
Many bongs will go without this holiday season as a result of a 2,118 pound herb bust by Arizona State Troopers. The best part is how the scheming street pharmacists got this far.
When the po po found her, Richie was parked facing the wrong way in the carpool lane, high on grass and Vicodin while gabbing calmly on her cell phone. Lord how we love Los Angeles. However, we also use the 134 through Glendale/Burbank all the live-long time and very well might have been headed in the right direction…