Too Stoned to Drive?

Cop-With-bag-of-WeedBecause THC is absorbed by fatty tissue, it can linger in the blood of regular users long after the drug’s effects have worn off, meaning that daily smokers may never fall below the five-nanogram threshold. “Patients like me,” Teri Robnett of the Cannabis Patient Action Network told Colorado legislators in April, “will continually maintain a blood level far above five nanograms and without any impairment.” A five-nanogram standard exposes people like Robnett to the risk of being treated as a public menace whenever they get behind the wheel.

via Too Stoned to Drive? – Reason.com.



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