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Old Nov 17, 2012, 05:23 PM   #126
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I don't think people should be smoking anything while driving, I have seen people veer off the road lighting a cigarette.
Not just smoking though. I've seen people eating, drinking, trying to do makeup, talking on a phone, I mean **** the list could go on forever.

What are we supposed to do? Put handcuffs on every steering wheel that lock both hands in to the wheel while the car is moving?


It comes to the point where you can't make laws banning every single thing. We already have laws for distracted driving, reckless driving, etc. Might as well just enforce these laws if someone is breaking one of them rather then trying to make a new law for everything.
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Old Nov 17, 2012, 07:22 PM   #127
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Sorry if this has been addressed . . .

The case in NY where the guy is being charged with a felony because he tested positive for marijuana and his passengers were killed in a car accident, made me think about another difference between alcohol and weed.

Unlike alcohol, THC is detectable in your blood for quite awhile. You can test positive even if you haven't smoked recently. Is there a way to know if the driver is "under the influence" or if he just has some THC still in his system from some previous smoking?
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Old Nov 17, 2012, 07:32 PM   #128
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I can drive and talk on a cell phone with no problem either, that doesn't mean everyone can do it safely. If pot makes you sleepy and mellow not sure I want someone behind the wheel of a car.
I was hitting the steam roller once and blacked out twice. : | you think I was fit to drive?
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Old Nov 17, 2012, 07:54 PM   #129
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Unlike alcohol, THC is detectable in your blood for quite awhile. You can test positive even if you haven't smoked recently. Is there a way to know if the driver is "under the influence" or if he just has some THC still in his system from some previous smoking?
A nice question. I wonder if the PPM has even been considered, as with blood alcohol content?

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I was hitting the steam roller once and blacked out twice. : | you think I was fit to drive?
I think you would be unfit to even hold a license, assuming you did.
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Old Nov 18, 2012, 12:33 AM   #130
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I wonder if there's an easy roadside way to detect THC. Breathalizers for alcohol measure the products of a very simple chemical reaction, but I wonder if there's a similar process for checking for THC.
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A nice question. I wonder if the PPM has even been considered, as with blood alcohol content?



I think you would be unfit to even hold a license, assuming you did.
Assume nothing. I wasn't driving but you missed my point. I've never blacked out using to tobacco.
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Old Nov 18, 2012, 05:53 PM   #132
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I hope this is challenged somehow , we are stooping low, so we fight for women rights, voting rights etc...... and now we fight for people to get high
thats a fight not worth fighting for..
Read up about CBD as a legitimate medicine, as well as industrial hemp applications. You are very misinformed and if you think that all this legalization movement is about is getting high, then you should really so some more research.
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Read up about CBD as a legitimate medicine, as well as industrial hemp applications. You are very misinformed and if you think that all this legalization movement is about is getting high, then you should really so some more research.
Calm yourself.

Some only know what they are told by others.

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Calm yourself.

Some only know what they are told by others.

Sorry I was calm on this end but when I re-read it, it didn't sound as calm. I was trying to be more informative to get him want todo more research, more than anything. Sorry bout that, best wishes.
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