During the public hearing portion of yesterday'sAmendment 64 task force meeting
, one member of the audience asked if the group would address the issue of DUI charges related to pot, a topic thatFox31 recently took on.
And then a marijuana activist took on Fox31, accusing the station of having rigged the report.
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Newsmom appreciates how sticky the issue can get:
the first time i drove stoned i was so worried about speeding that i took extra care not to drive too fast. i came to full stops, looked both ways several times, and took roughly three times longer to get home than i ordinarily did in a non-stoned state. weed-based hysteria is just another way to keep us all off balance and afraid. a frightened populace is more susceptible to government propaganda. now i hate myself for even seeming to advocate paranoia...on the other hand, it's not really paranoia if the feds are out to get you...
Is there a fair way for the state to come up with a driving-under-the-influence standard for marijuana? And will it matter, if the feds are really out to get you? Post your thoughts below. From our archives: "Videos: Fox31 denies marijuana activist's claim that THC driving story was rigged."