Posts tagged "medical marijuana"

New Breathalyzers May Help Prevent Drugged Driving in West Virginia

Detecting Drugged Driving in West Virginia Medical marijuana will become legal in West Virginia, come July 2019. Today, across the nation, recreational marijuana is legal in nine states and pot for medical use is legal in 29 states. And more states are likely to soon join these ranks as public support to legalize and decriminalize marijuana grows steadily. Even though use of marijuana for medical purposes in West Virginia will [...]

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Medical Marijuana and Driving in West Virginia

With West Virginia's recent passage of the Medical Cannabis Act, Senate Bill 386, which was signed into law by Governor Justice on April 19, 2017, many patients will have access to the relief they have been seeking, but new issues regarding driving safety and impairment testing have arisen. While alcohol is the predominant substance in fatal crashes, marijuana is the second most frequently found substance in crash-involved drivers, according to [...]

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