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Topic - Kevin Sabet
More drivers tested positive for marijuana in Washington in 2013 - the first full year after the state legalized pot - but officials so far say there's been no obvious, corresponding jump in car accidents.
Alaska is poised to become the third state to legalize retail marijuana after pro-pot advocates this week cleared the signature hurdle to place an initiative on the August ballot.
If you're an advocate of legalized marijuana, this is not the kind of celebrity endorsement you're looking for.
Though the Justice Department is giving some leeway to states in controlling their own marijuana laws, the federal government won't let it turn into a free-for-all, Deputy Attorney General James Cole told Congress on Tuesday.
A House lawmaker Friday introduced a bill to end the conflict between the federal government and the states over legalized pot, five months after Colorado and Washington voters approved the first statewide ballot measures decriminalizing marijuana use for adults.
Not all Coloradans appreciated former Rep. Patrick J. Kennedy harshing their buzz Wednesday with his anti-marijuana effort.
"Drivers are getting the message that driving under the influence of marijuana is acceptable because it is less dangerous than driving under the influence of alcohol. But that doesn't mean it's safe," Sabet said. "Of course it's not safe."
The drivers who tested positive were driving recklessly enough to get pulled over, he noted.