Colorado has problem on its hands after legalizing pot
How high is too high to drive?
- Duration 4:01
- Date Jan 25, 2013
How high is too high to drive?
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-- Back in November the state of Colorado made it legal for anyone over 21 smoke pot because of that they've -- -- problem on their hands.
How should you deal with people who are driving.
-- just throw -- a couple figured retreat to prove that you have.
TH senior in your body that is -- active drug and cut in marijuana got to take a blood test which means if they -- -- -- -- they can't just.
Drive outside the road take a blood test and -- yet to been downtown that's the beginning of the thing and how -- getting up and get a warrant.
You're gonna do blood hasn't been able to do OK well -- -- it's if it's a complicated problem I think I suppose they -- to -- efforts are -- -- -- -- -- stone.
I'm out in my own experience every bit under the influence driving I don't find that you get over the site you don't go -- -- drive slow -- slow.
Which is -- -- -- I quite irritating that this wasn't in the original bill.
They get it if they don't want to past the law that said OK it's going to be.
Allowed that you can -- cover everyone if you're 21 then why not within that same legislation.
Passed something that dealt with this problem too because now.
It's not it's sequential rather than consecutive and it doesn't it what javy what does -- body parts and -- about positioned maybe the people who wrote the bill -- -- -- -- -- -- We talked about this when this law was being it will -- -- talking about whether it was right or wrong or Washington and in color should do it -- pointed this -- so what about driving what about.
This is going to be prominent don't worry about not going to be a problem it is a problem.
I think it's a problem for different people on the street it's a problem for anyone who as a teenager was about to drive who now thinks it's locating -- stone and -- it's not.
Okay you're under the influence you may now be under the influence of alcohol but your under the -- -- Just treat it like alcohol -- what do you are you well.
Hey what we did discuss this nobody said driving what -- on pot is not a problem your your -- not represented that did that actual debate.
If you feel this way -- let's get rid of all the blood alcohol levels.
Tests as well the next logical step after legalization is establishing a threshold for impairment.
This is what you do.
Why do it -- -- graduate at the same time.
I don't know I -- I'm not a scientist but they do with the same time coming out of legislate love when people started drinking did they established immediately know they had.
It had -- been drinking since the beginning of time before there were cars that.
They have drug court striding.
And I think this definitely Dana I think I can just ban -- the way that.
And that with drinking right just don't drive that that I probably don't try this is not only what is the did you give us and you could German drug -- vibrant well and because that's the issue with marijuana is.
I don't think there's such a thing as being a little bit high I mean you can have a drink and be slightly buzzed.
With putt obviously it's tougher to tell.
So it's they make it really strict rather they -- right right loading yeah I think they need to just say no smoking at all.
Don't smoke and drive -- and the story the problem with that that is what if you smell like smoke I think you're gonna see a lot of lawsuits what you're able to say -- -- I'm a dedicated driver right.
Dana and I and I are on the driver already were in the room smoking we're looking for you to help us so we wanna start a business there is a breathalyzer -- Tel -- instead of blood.
Breathalyzer for marijuana that that this thing which is how much.
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Many Sarah there for their prescription drugs for trip tranquilizer xanax for example that people take a lot of now what about how sad that it is the Evian and enter Darlington that way of goods and all that's suffrage legitimately prescribed national -- movie is it a lot Google music when he got give them also illegal drugs.
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