USA Today – Pot Threatens Road Safety

(Photo: Ted S. Warren, AP)

(Photo: Ted S. Warren, AP)

Letter to the Editor – USA TODAY

As the former chief of the Colorado State Patrol, I share the grave concerns of highway safety advocates regarding the impact of marijuana on impaired driving (“Easing of marijuana laws worries road safety advocates,” News, Sept. 25).

Whether marijuana use is legal does not address the issue of drivers whose ability to safely operate a motor vehicle is impaired by the presence of THC in their system.

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