Our post about the possible impact of the proposed THC driving bill on senior citizens and veterans because of a zero-tolerance mandate for Schedule I and Schedule II drugs, including many common prescription medications, elicited a slew of strong takes. Here's the view of a reader who sees a very negative impact on his life if the measure passes.
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I'm disabled and use drugs to walk and drive among many other things and this bill makes it illegal for me to drive since every drug I use is on the list. This is going to be very bad for disabled people that get around on their own like me. I live in the mountains and don't have the luxury of a bus stop in front of my house, so how will I get myself to the doctor and go shopping if this thing passes? I have been driving just fine for years on many drugs on that list. It's why i take them. My family won't ride with me driving unless i have taken my meds and they are all on that list.
How come nicotine isn't on that list?
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