Category Archives: driving

Bill Introduced to Allow Colorado Cops to Use Own Judgement in Cannabis DUI Arrests

In Colorado, legislators are considering a bill that would leave the criteria of cannabis DUI arrests entirely up to police officers, getting rid of the current legal bloodstream limit of five nanograms entirely. Proponents of the plan rightfully say that the amount of cannabis in the bloodstream needed to inhibit a driver varies from person […]

Ottawa Police Department Rejects Roadside Cannabis Test Kits

Police in the city of Ottawa, Ontario, will not be using a roadside drug-testing machine once cannabis is legalized in Canada next month. The federal government recently approved the Dräger DrugTest 5000 for use by police departments across the country. The DrugTest 5000, manufactured by German manufacturer Dräger with U.S. operations based in Irving, Texas, […]

Canadian Legal Expert Calls Cannabis Breathalyzers “Flawed Approach” to Legalization

This story was originally published in Straight Cannabis. Changes to impaired-driving laws in preparation for cannabis legalization are not only proving flawed but are threatening the charter rights of all drivers on the road, even those who have never consumed pot. Since amendments to Bill C-46 passed in June—adding more cannabis-specific laws to the Impaired Driving […]

Sonic Is Begging Customers to Stop Smoking Weed In Drive-Thru

This week, the fast food restaurant Sonic is begging customers to stop smoking weed in the drive-thru. This comes after the Mississippi Sonic reported an epidemic of stoned drivers. Here’s the story. The Restaurant In Question A Mississippi-based Sonic reported that two weeks ago a drive-thru customer rolled down their window to order food, and blew […]