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Another badly flawed study

Jeff Brubacher from Vancouver General Hospital published “Cannabis use as a risk factor for causing motor vehicle crashes: a prospective study.”  The study has earned

Morally reprehensible Colorado legislature

Colorado’s House Committee on Business Affairs and Labor yesterday approved HB19-1230, a bill creating “Marijuana Hospitality Establishments” so purchasers of “legal” marijuana would have public

Colorado myopia

Colorado politician Representative Ed Perlmutter introduced H.R. 1595 to the US House of Representatives on March 7, 2019.  “The purpose of this Act is to

Tandem DUI per se bill introduced, PI’d

January 29, 2019, HB19-1146, Concerning the offense of Tandem DUI per se was introduced into the Colorado legislature.  This bill replaces Colorado’s current 5 ng/ml


Response to NORML

NORML (National Organization to Reform Marijuana Laws) held their annual conference in Washington, DC on July 23, 2018. Deputy Director Paul Armentano presented “The Influence

Educating Michigan

Michigan is considering legalizing the recreational use of marijuana in next month’s election.  Ross Jones of Detroit’s ABC affiliate WXYZ reported on his interviews of

Twelve Drugged-Driving Lessons from Colorado

What has marijuana legalization done to Driving Under the Influence (DUI) cases in Colorado? Important answers are now emerging.  July 2018, the  Division of Criminal Justice

Two great new sources of data!

There were two great publications out this month! First, the Colorado Department of Public Safety’s Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ) released Driving Under the Influence of

Lies from the Marijuana Lobby

May 26th we posted a critique of the Congressional lobbying effort of the Cannabis Industry Association.  Since then, we have worked with Responsibility.org to get the message

Which is safer? Stoned or drunk driving?

Neither is safe but statistics tell us that stoned driving is safer than drunk driving. Marijuana-impaired driving is of particular concern not just because of

The pot lobby

Two weeks after the marijuana lobby descended on Congress, Senators Cory Gardner and Elizabeth Warren announced legislation that would prevent Federal officials from enforcing the

Celebrating small victories

Colorado’s HB18-1258 that would have permitted marijuana “tasting rooms” passed the legislature but was vetoed by Governor HIckenlooper.  The Governor cited concerns with increased impaired