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Massachusetts Court: Roadside Drunk Driving Tests Not Valid for Cannabis

Massachusetts' highest court ruled Tuesday that field sobriety tests typically used in drunken-driving cases cannot be treated as conclusive evidence that a motorist was operating under the influence of marijuana.

Vermont’s Supreme Court to Consider Cannabis ‘Sniff Test’

Vermont’s highest court is set to consider a case involving whether the simple smell of cannabis constitutes legal grounds to search and seize a driver’s vehicle.

Massachusetts Vows Crackdown on Impaired Drivers

One continuing hurdle for law enforcement is the lack of a reliable scientific test, similar to a breath test for alcohol, to measure THC impairment.

Colorado Court: Cannabis Smell Not Enough to Search Car

Drug-sniffing police dogs in Colorado may need new training if they can detect marijuana, after a Colorado Court of Appeals ruling that sets a new precedent.

Infographic: Know Your Rights When Driving With Cannabis

If you have cannabis in your car and get pulled over by law enforcement, don't panic! Know your rights and protect yourself.

Australia’s THC Driving Limits Could Put Brakes on Patients

Given how long THC can be detected in saliva, blood, or urine, strict limits could mean waiting days or weeks before driving.

Can You Legally Transport Cannabis Across State Lines?

We all know that transporting cannabis across state lines is a federal offense, but what are the real risks, especially if you're traveling between two legal states?

Should Alcohol and Cannabis Have Separate DUI Laws?

An former police officer-turned attorney weighs in on why cannabis DUI laws can be problematic when considered in the same light as alcohol DUI laws.

Colorado Governor Talks Cannabis Challenges in California Capitol

Gov. John Hickenlooper told state senators to set standards for edibles and driving as soon as possible to avoid challenges his state encountered.

What Are the Penalties for ‘Drugged Driving’ in Australia?

Here are the penalties that accompany a positive roadside drug test in various Australian states.

The Shake: Urine Tests Wash Out Tech’s Best and Brightest, and Cannabis ‘Twinkie’ Defense Used

Prohibition costs states billions in lost funds, the Chicago Tribune calls out the NFL, and students are going to college on cannabis' dime.

The Shake: Blaming Cannabis for Car Crashes, Testing Fails Consumers, and Arizona Landlords Stink. Happy Friday!

There's contaminated cannabis on Washington shelves, a judge is bringing down the hammer on an 80 year old, and a new study says THC isn't as dangerous to drivers as previously thought.

The Medical Minute: Wait, Did They Really Just Equate Cannabis to Heroin?

This week’s Medical Minute looks at the flurry of sensational headlines following the release of a 20-year study aimed at the detriments of long-term cannabis use.

Cannabis DUIDs: How Much Is Too Much?

Research revealing a system of inaccuracies suggests that cannabis DUID criteria and testing may not be keeping pace with marijuana legalization laws. Would you pass the test?