By Monterey Bud
Before recreational marijuana can be sold to any of the eager state residents of Colorado, a few of the stickier regulatory issues need to be addressed. For instance, where should these pot shops be allowed to locate and do business? At what percentage rate should marijuana be taxed? And last, but far from least – at what level of THC saturation should the hammer of justice be dropped on a driver, thought to be too impaired to perform their duties.
While the Colorado Senate struck down the most recent proposal, which asked for a THC limit of 5 ng/mL, by a 4-1 vote in mid-April, that battle is far from over.
As the Colorado Senate grapples with the new science of marijuana intoxication, many are left scratching their heads wondering what constitutes ‘stoned driving.’