Politicians are prone to putting off tough decisions until the last possible moment.
A legal marijuana limit for drivers similar to the blood-alcohol standard is closer to approval in Colorado.
A marijuana blood standard for drivers appears headed for approval in Colorado – thanks to a Republican senator who changed her mind from last year.
A divisive proposal to set a marijuana blood standard for drivers is back before the Colorado Senate, which rejected the idea last year.
Voters in Colorado and Washington state will decide this fall whether to legalize the drug for recreational use, bringing a new urgency to the issue.
Colorado lawmakers are again debating a proposal to establish an “impaired” limit for marijuana. If passed, the bill would make drivers impaired if they test positive for five nanograms or more of THC, an ingredient in marijuana.
Driving while high is illegal in Colorado, but state lawmakers are again entering a hazy debate over how to measure whether medical marijuana patients are impaired behind the wheel.
Colorado senators rejected the nation’s most liberal driving-while-high standard Monday, saying the proposal would send the state into the realm of hazy science.
Denver police say a 2-year-old boy was hospitalized after eating cookies that contained marijuana.
An impairment standard for drivers using medical marijuana has won final approval in the Colorado House