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With Pot Legal, Police Worry About Road Safety [View all]

It's settled. Pot, at least certain amounts of it, will soon be legal under state laws in Washington and Colorado. Now, officials in both states are trying to figure out how to keep stoned drivers off the road.

Colorado's measure doesn't make any changes to the state's driving-under-the-influence laws, leaving lawmakers and police to worry about its effect on road safety.

"We're going to have more impaired drivers," warned John Jackson, police chief in the Denver suburb of Greenwood Village.

Washington's law does change DUI provisions by setting a new blood-test limit for marijuana a limit police are training to enforce, and which some lawyers are already gearing up to challenge.


http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/pot-legal-police-worry-road-safety-17723983#.UKSz845rQ0s



Don't see how this can work. So if they catch you driving under the speed limit they are going to draw your blood for a lab test?

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