Weird weed ‘decriminalization’ measure proposed in prohibition U.S. state

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Marijuana decriminalization is the latest buzzword in the weed world. It’s a move that President Joe Biden has said he would be willing to impose nationwide. The concept typically means the elimination of criminal penalties associated with the possession of marijuana. In most cases, decriminalization lets anyone caught in possession of up to an ounce (28 grams) of weed slide with a small fine, avoiding the criminal justice system. However, in parts of the country, those that remain some of the most militant toward cannabis offenders, the definition of decriminalization seems to have changed. In one case, it is now being defined by one Indiana state representative as a way to prevent law enforcement from charging motorists with DUI (driving under the influence). Marijuana And Impaired Driving: This Study May Surprise You Study finds that using CBD alone has no negative impact on driving ability If you’re high, don’t drive — even if you’re about to get chopped up by a psychopath Indiana has had it tough when it comes to changing its cannabis laws. For years, lawmakers have proposed various bills intended to lessen the criminal penalties associated with low-level marijuana offences. But the Republican-dominated legislature seems bent on stopping anything pot-related from going the distance, including prosecutors tossing out pot cases. Still, lawmakers keep returning to the drawing board in hopes of concocting some version of a marijuana bill that they believe can become law. The latest one , introduced by Republican State Representative Jim Lucas, is a weird “decriminalization” measure designed to increase the THC-blood intoxication limit to five nanograms per milliliter of blood while operating a vehicle rather than zero. As it stands, anyone in Indiana suspected of driving under the influence of cannabis can be asked to take a blood test. Failing to adhere to…

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