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Stoned Driving

High Praise: Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Save Lives

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Van Winkle's

A new study released by the University of California-Irvine in conjunction with the RAND corporation, a non-profit global think tank, shows a correlation between states that have legalized marijuana and reduced rates of opioid addiction.

The Disturbing Truth About Driving While Stoned | Anna Almendrala | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Tia Ghose Published: July 06, 2015 02:27pm ET on LiveScience. Most Americans think that driving while high on marijuana isn't that...

Matt Ferner

STUDY: Stoned Drivers At Far Lower Risk Of Crash Than Drunken Drivers | Matt Ferner | Posted 02.11.2015 | Politics

A government study on impaired driving released last week found that drivers who had used marijuana were at a far lower risk of getting into a car acc...

Matt Ferner

Drivers Got High On Federal Weed For Stoned Driving Study | Matt Ferner | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

For several months in 2013 and 2014, federal researchers administered free marijuana and alcohol to a group of people and set them loose in a driving ...

Man Charged With Driving High Also Really Drunk

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.08.2014 | Crime

A 23-year-old man who was high when he crashed his car into two police cruisers shortly after Colorado legalized recreational marijuana was also drunk...

WATCH: Colorado Launches 'Don't Drive Stoned' Ads

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

Weed is legal in Colorado; driving high isn't. That tagline serves as the basis for a series of ads that hit televisions in Colorado on March 10 as...

Matt Ferner

Stoned Driving Standards Could Get A Push From Congress | Matt Ferner | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) introduced a bill Thursday that would require states that have legalized recreational or medical marijuana to create a stan...

Colorado Starts Campaign To Battle Stoned Driving

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 03.06.2014 | Crime

DENVER (AP) — Colorado is spending $1 million on television ads making fun of marijuana users who space out during everyday tasks — an effort to s...

'Don't Drive Stoned' Ads To Launch In Colorado

Reuters | Posted 03.16.2014 | Healthy Living

By Keith Coffman DENVER, Jan 13 (Reuters) - Colorado will warn motorists against driving stoned in a campaign backed by $430,000 in ne...

Katy Hall

Here's Where You Can Get Arrested For DUI Weeks After Smoking Marijuana | Katy Hall | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Driving while stoned isn't a good idea, and it's a crime in all 50 states, some of which have set blood-test limits for marijuana. But unlike blood al...

Too Stoned To Drive? Marijuana Breath Test Could Help

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 10.22.2013 | Politics

Can a person be too stoned to drive? That's a question that many states -- including Colorado and Washington, both of which now have recreational mari...

Pot DUI Bill Attracts A Lawsuit

Posted 05.21.2013 | Denver

A northern Colorado man is planning to file a lawsuit against the state's new controversial pot DUI bill as it waits for the governor's signature next...

Stoned Driving Limits: You Asked to 'Treat It Like Alcohol'

Russ Belville | Posted 07.08.2013 | Denver
Russ Belville

In our society, we're not punishing people based on their impairment. We're punishing them based on their irresponsibility.

Pot DUI Bill Makes A Comeback

Posted 04.24.2013 | Denver

Though it's been introduced and rejected in the Colorado state Senate four times in the past three years, the pot DUI bill made a comeback Wednesday. ...

WATCH: Extremely High Drivers Hit Test Course

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.18.2013 | Denver

As legislators in Colorado and Washington wrestle with a haze of questions regarding the regulation of legal marijuana, one issue often stands paramou...

With Pot Legal, Stoned Driving Worries Cops

AP | KRISTEN WYATT and GENE JOHNSON | Posted 11.15.2012 | Denver

DENVER -- 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 st...

Marijuana DUI Bill Dies

AP | KRISTEN WYATT | Posted 07.15.2012 | Denver

DENVER — A marijuana blood limit for drivers was rejected Tuesday for a third time in Colorado, as lawmakers from both parties argued about how ...

Marijuana DUI Bill Headed For Approval?

Posted 05.02.2012 | Denver

A bill that would set a marijuana blood standard for drivers--similar to that of current blood alcohol standards--took a big step toward approval on T...