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#1 +zhiVago

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 16:25




#2 The Laughing Man

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 16:36

In b4 legality debate. This should be interesting, good video though.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 16:39

Saw this a few days ago. Funny they say 0.3 Grams = 7x the legal limit. All the labels I see from my doctor say "Use 0.2 Grams every 2 hours"

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 16:48

Very interesting. Clearly there needs to be some legal limits but nowhere near the legal limit as it stands currently (according to the clip).

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 16:52

Driving around cones is stupid and and a bogus way to test something like this.

Some people, specially women, have a hardtime going around cones.

Granted this parcour was fairly easy.

#6 The Laughing Man

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 16:54

Driving around cones is stupid and and a bogus way to test something like this.

Some people, specially women, have a hardtime going around cones like this.

Bogus? how was this fake?

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 16:57

Bogus? how was this fake?


What ? I didn't say it was fake.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 17:16

It's bogus in the way that cones are hard to notice but in the real world you'l find most people drive pretty damn well stoned, It doesn't make you stupid or give you false confidence like Alcohol.

I've drove high lots of times, but i know my limit, If ive had a heavy session i will not drive end of, but if I'm only buzzed or its been an hour or 2 since i smoked i get on the road and find I'm actually a better driver, the big reasons are I'm calm and relaxed. I don't take the chances i do when im 100% sober, I drive much slower (Actually doing the speed limit) and I've even drove people who had no idea i was high.

(I'm not saying that driving high is big or clever before somebody jumps down my throat) I'm just saying that not all drugs effect people the same and certainly weed doesn't give you anywhere near the level of impairment as Alcohol or other hard drugs.

To sum up the video (copied from a different website)

cameraman- "Hey guys- they're driving fine stoned"
reporter- "Well, make them keep smoking until they **** up!!! I've got an agenda to report!!!"

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 17:24

Better stoned than feeling the rage.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 17:32

Interesting but you would think the legal limits were decided by a much larger testing group.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 17:44

Saw this a few days ago. Funny they say 0.3 Grams = 7x the legal limit. All the labels I see from my doctor say "Use 0.2 Grams every 2 hours"


In the State of Washington, where this was made, and where marijuana is legal, that is the legal limit written into the law. Whether it is too low is up for debate, that that is how the law reads.

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 17:45

sample size is too small, cones isn't a good way of testing, they should have gone around a test track with cardboard cutouts of people to move onto the road and should have to swerve to avoid them.

#13 The Laughing Man

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 17:50

What ? I didn't say it was fake.

That's what bogus means, fake not real or untrue. Or at least that's what it means here lol

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 17:50

Its different for different people. Back in my college days ... ( :whistle: ), it was safer to drive stoned than drunk since there was really no test for marijuana usage. An officer can say you look stoned, but bad allergies can give you the same "look". So long as you aren't acting and driving stupid, most people can and do get away with it.

Urine tests are not very useful because they can detect the presence of marijuana from 3 weeks ago. So if an officer forces a person to take that kind of a test (get a warrant to), the results are not very useful or conclusive on whether or not the driver was under the influence at the time.

Also 0.3 grams is 7x over the limit? I wonder how they established that. The whole driving aspect of the legalized marijuana law is concerning...

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Posted 22 February 2013 - 17:59

I want these exact same tests done with drugs that say "careful with machinery" on them. Then we should find out if legal pill poppers are worse than this. Also I want to know th statistics for people getting DUIs for just ONE drug in their systems.