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Busting the Pot Fairy Tale

November 7, 2016

Once upon a time, the states of Colorado and Washington legalized marijuana. Then they made billions of tax dollars and we all munched on chips and lived happily ever after. Yeah, right.

Spate of Drugged Driving Deaths Alarms U.S. Regulators

October 28, 2016
The percentage of traffic deaths in which at least one driver tested positive for drugs has nearly doubled over a decade, raising alarms as five states are set to vote on legalization of marijuana.

Hound Labs: Sniffing Out Marijuana

October 10, 2016

The Hound is completely different in that it measures the amount of THC in a person's breath – which stays there for only a matter of hours at most. It measures blood alcohol content through breath as well.

Cannabix Technologies Testing Marijuana Breathalyzer Prototype

November 20, 2015
With marijuana legalization one big step closer to becoming a reality in Canada, a Vancouver company says it has developed a prototype device for catching drug-impaired drivers.

Video: Ford's "Drugged Driving Suit" Simulates Effects of Driving While High

November 20, 2015
The folks at Ford know that sliding behind the wheel while under the influence of anything is a terrible idea, and the company is looking to drive that point home as part of its Ford Driving Skills for Life young-driver safety initiative. Henceforth, the program will include the use of a special suit designed to simulate the effects of a variety of drugs.

Ford's "Drugged Driving Suit" Simulates Effects of Driving While High

November 20, 2015
Like most everyone else who's ever driven a vehicle, the folks at Ford know that sliding behind the wheel while under the influence of anything is a terrible idea, and the company is looking to drive that point home as part of its Ford Driving Skills for Life young-driver safety initiative. Henceforth, the program will include the use of a special suit designed to simulate the effects of a variety of drugs, to show teens in a practical way that driving a vehicle in such a state is no joke. More...

Stoned Drivers Tested In Wash.

February 20, 2013
Stoned drivers tested their skills to reveal the impact of marijuana on motor-vehicle handling at a course set up by the Thurston County (Wash.) Sheriff's Office. Media outlet KIRO filmed the exercise.

Ark. Cop Fatally Struck by Drugged Driver

February 4, 2013
A Conway (Ark.) Police officer succumbed to injuries he sustained when an intoxicated driver struck him at an accident scene, according to the agency. Officer William McGary, 26, died Friday afternoon after receiving treatment at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock.

Report: More Californians Driving Drugged Than Drunk

November 20, 2012
A survey of drivers by the California Office of Traffic Safety found that 14% tested positive for impairing drugs (both illegal and prescription), while 7.3% tested positive for alcohol. Of the drugs, marijuana was the most prevalent at 7.4% of drivers.

Drugged Driving Rises In California

February 29, 2012
While drunk driving fatalities are on the decline, a California agency this week warned that the number of deadly crashes involving drugged motorists in the state has been steadily increasing over at least four years.

Woman Convicted of Killing CHP Officer Was on Meth

August 5, 2011
A jury convicted Kaylee Weisenberg of second-degree murder and gross vehicular manslaughter on Friday in the death of a California Highway Patrol officer who had stopped to assist a disabled vehicle.
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