HIGH SOCIETY: AAA Safety Foundation Finds No Scientific Basis That THC In Blood Impairs Driving

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Source – thefreethoughtproject.com

“…There is understandably a strong desire by both lawmakers and the public to create legal limits for marijuana impairment in the same manner we do alcohol,” said AAA president and CEO, Marshall Doney, as reported by the Associated Press. “In the case of marijuana this approach is flawed and not supported by scientific research”:

(AAA Safety Foundation Finds No Scientific Basis That THC In Blood Impairs Driving)

No scientific basis exists to legitimize current THC testing in place in five states who base their impaired driving standards on THC levels in blood. According to a study from auto club giant AAA’s safety foundation, a blood test threshold for THC — the chemical component of cannabis that makes people ‘high’ — is simply not scientifically possible.

Yet, in five of six states where cannabis is legal, the tests are used to determine whether or not drivers should…

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