Impaired Driving With Marijuana

Muni court: Impaired drivers, domestic violence offenders sentenced

2 hours 54 min ago
Shattuck must take part in supervised probation, get a professional assessment, complete a three-day residential driver intervention program, and must not consume alcohol or abusive drugs while on probation. If compliant, the court will suspend $375 of fine and grant limited driving privileges effective ...

Mid-Hudson arrests report: March 22, 2018

3 hours 5 min ago
DWAI-drugs: David A. O'Neil, 63, of Highland, was arrested by Lloyd police at 11:30 p.m. March 13 after being stopped for traffic violations on U.S. Route 9W in Highland. O'Neil was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, possession of a controlled substance and possession of a ...

Weekly Crime Reports: Activity and Arrests in Boone and Watauga County, March 12-19

5 hours 54 min ago
... was charged with the possession of stolen property, misdemeanor larceny, unsealed spirituous liquor in the passenger area, a seat belt violation, failure to maintain lane control, the possession of marijuana paraphernalia, the possession of less than ½ ounce of marijuana and driving while impaired.

Traffic stop leads to drunken driving, drug arrest in Reedsburg

7 hours 58 min ago
A traffic stop led to an impaired driving arrest Tuesday afternoon in Sauk County, according to a news release. The Reedsburg Police Department said an officer ... That passenger, Maxwell N. White-Ray, 17, also of Reedsburg, was charged with possession of marijuana. White-Ray and Matthews were ...

One in three young adults has ridden with an impaired driver

8 hours 9 min ago
One-third of the group surveyed said they had taken a ride with an impaired driver. More specifically, in response to a question about riding in a vehicle driven by someone who had had an alcoholic drink or drug, 23% of the young adults said they had done so with a driver impaired by marijuana. One in ...


8 hours 32 min ago
He was given a $300 cash bond and an April 10 court date in Danbury on charges of possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana paraphernalia, driving while license revoked (not impaired), having a canceled or revoked license plate, and failure to use a seatbelt on a child under 16. • William ...

Chamber luncheon focuses on marijuana

9 hours 39 min ago
It will also be treated the same as alcohol in terms of impaired driving, with significant license suspensions for driving while high. Driving also happens to be one of the areas where we are running into an unknown, Persick explains. While there are tests to determine that THC, the impairing ingredient in ...

Pot-law commission lacks members as deadline looms

10 hours 35 min ago
BOSTON -- With legal marijuana sales primed to begin in just more than 100 days, the head of the Cannabis Control Commission is still waiting for members to be appointed to a commission that is supposed to make recommendations to prevent operating under the influence and impaired driving.

Workplace Drug Impairment a Rising Concern as Marijuana Legalization Expands -- CFN Media

11 hours 9 min ago
One of the country's largest insurers, Intact Financial Corp., noted in its discussion of recent company financial results some concerns about “higher frequency and severity of auto insured losses as a result of impaired driving” following legalization. Those concerns are amplified by employers of people ...

Interest in opening legal marijuana shops in Kamloops is growing

11 hours 32 min ago
We've talked about no access to minors and we've talked about driving that's impaired as a result of marijuana consumption,” Christian said. Organized crime is involved in the supply of marijuana in Kamloops — control those groups won't wish to relinquish, RCMP Supt. Brad Mueller told KTW.

Bronx man caught with pot, credit cards

13 hours 24 min ago
He was apprehended a short distance away and continued investigation found he was driving while impaired by drugs. Allen was charged with three counts of possession of a forged instrument and tampering with evidence, all as felonies, and misdemeanors of resisting arrest, obstruction of ...

Finally, we get some answers

18 hours 5 min ago
So we weren't surprised when we found out that the legal age for possession of marijuana would be 19, since the legal age to consume alcohol in this province is 19. The framework also calls for zero tolerance when it comes to impaired driving by marijuana or any other drug, although questions remain ...

Recovering drug addict has real concerns about new benign views on pot

19 hours 47 min ago
But delays in the Senate, which says it wants to review changes to impaired driving legislation before debating the legalization bill will likely see the pot sales bill delayed until later in August. With the combined weight of all three major parties set against him, Mr. Towers said that he recognizes the ...

Province clamps down on pot use in public

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 21:05
The Manitoba law will give law enforcement "additional tools to deal with impaired driving that mirror the current roadside sanctions for blood alcohol content," Stefanson told reporters. "Our government has consistently led the country with a legislative agenda on cannabis that steadfastly prioritizes the ...

Manitoba's marijuana rules treat drug largely like alcohol

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 20:22
The province also introduced changes to the impaired driving act Tuesday to account for drivers impaired by marijuana, which would largely mirror penalties in place for alcohol-impaired driving, including driving suspensions and vehicle impoundments. An oral saliva test will be used by police to ...

Mid-Hudson arrests report: March 21, 2018

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 17:11
DWI: Christopher R. Cannizzaro, 30, of Highland, was arrested by Lloyd police on March 12 on U.S. Route 9W in Highland and charged with felony drunken driving and the misdemeanor of driving while ability impaired by drugs. Cannizzaro was released with appearance tickets for Lloyd Town Court.

We Fact Checked the Canadian Government's Scary Weed Warnings

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 16:48
“The whole difficulty of detecting impairment would likely mean it'd be difficult to attribute deaths to impaired driving unless someone outright admitted to impairment.” Once again, again research is limited and headlines on this issue in US states like Colorado, where weed is legal, are conflicting.

The Cannabis Conversation: How Can We Prevent Drugged Driving?

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 15:41
From Colorado Department of Transportation: The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT), in partnership with marijuana industry, community healthcare, and law enforcement representatives will host an open house to gather opinions on the issue of marijuana impaired driving. The event is part ...

RCMP reminding drivers of danger of impaired driving

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 15:07
Younger drivers or those with a GDL qualification on their license have the strictest rules. There is a zero tolerance policy for any sort of impairment. Hibbs says the GDL guidelines are tougher because typically that is the age group most likely to be using drugs or alcohol behind the wheel.

Manitoba's marijuana rules treat drug largely like alcohol

Tue, 03/20/2018 - 15:07
The province also introduced changes to the impaired driving act, which would ensure that similar penalties are in place for marijuana-impaired driving as alcohol-impaired driving. An oral saliva test will be used to determine if a driver is impaired by marijuana, though the exact device is still being ...