marijuana DUI http://www.kplu.org en More Drivers Test Positive for Pot in Wash. State http://www.kplu.org/post/more-drivers-test-positive-pot-wash-state <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">New figures from the Washington State Patrol show that more drivers have tested positive for marijuana since the state legalized the drug last year.</p><div style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><p>In the first six months of 2013, the patrol's crime lab says, 745 people tested positive for marijuana. Typically there are about 1,000 positive pot tests on drivers in a full year.</p> Thu, 21 Nov 2013 18:40:14 +0000 Gene Johnson 11200 at http://www.kplu.org More Drivers Test Positive for Pot in Wash. State A Timeline of Wash. State's Changing Drugged Driving Laws http://www.kplu.org/post/timeline-wash-states-changing-drugged-driving-laws <p><strong>Before December, 2012:&nbsp;</strong></p><p>It's a crime to drive under the influence of marijuana if the intoxicant impairs your driving "to an appreciable degree." Prosecutors can use blood analysis, along with other evidence, to prove a person is impaired. But even though marijuana itself is illegal, there's no agreement on what level of THC in the blood constitutes a crime.&nbsp;</p><p><strong>As of December, 2012:&nbsp;</strong></p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 17:15:17 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 10891 at http://www.kplu.org A Timeline of Wash. State's Changing Drugged Driving Laws Test Case Shows Pot DUI Law Still Murky Despite Per Se Limit http://www.kplu.org/post/test-case-shows-pot-dui-law-still-murky-despite-se-limit <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When is someone too stoned to drive? Washington's new marijuana law includes a new way to answer that question: a blood limit for the drug.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It's supposed to set a standard just as clear as the .08 blood alcohol content police use for drunk drivers. But one year after voters legalized pot, the line is looking almost as blurry as ever.</span></p><p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 13:01:00 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 10887 at http://www.kplu.org Test Case Shows Pot DUI Law Still Murky Despite Per Se Limit