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Stoned Drivers Hit Test Course In Washington To Evaluate Marijuana DUI Limits

Category: News | Posted on Tue, February, 19th 2013 by THCFinder
As legislators in Colorado and Washington wrestle with a haze of questions regarding the regulation of legal marijuana, one issue often stands paramount: how high is too high to drive?
 
Given the lack of precedent, Washington TV station KIRO opted to elevate action over words. In a February 13 segment, the station assembled a group of volunteers, had them smoke pot (appropriately, the strain was called "blueberry train wreck"), and set them loose on a driving test course.
 
A handful of police officers stood nearby, keen to pick up on any telltale signs of stoned driving. To minimize dangers posed to bystanders, a driving school instructor, in the passenger's seat, sat ready to take the wheel or stomp the brake pedal at a moment's notice.
 
The results, while entertaining, unfortunately don't add much clarity to the question at hand. A regular smoker of marijuana tested above the legal limit to begin with, yet drove without much of a problem (at least initially). Two casual smokers also navigated the course without incident. (Spoiler alert: after smoking more marijuana, things devolve quickly).
 
In 2012, Colorado legislators declined to pass a law that would have limited drivers to 5 nanograms of THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, per milliliter of blood.
 
"This is a bit of unprecedented territory, so trying to find the right approach has proven difficult and cumbersome," explained Rep. Dan Pabon, a lawmaker on Colorado's marijuana-legalizing task force, to CBS News in 2012.
 
Washington lawmakers, meanwhile, passed a law in 2012 setting the threshold for legal impairment at 5 nanograms of THC, reports NPR.
 
Ultimately, though, it comes down to common sense. Explains Bob Calkins, a Washington State Patrol spokesman, to The Oregonian, "We don't just pull people over and draw blood... If you're driving OK, we're not going pull you over. But driving impaired is still driving impaired."
 

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Black Label Kush strain review with pics

Category: Nugs | Posted on Tue, February, 19th 2013 by THCFinder

 

Black Label Kush - Indica

Strain NameBlack Label OG

 

Date Acquired:  September 3, 2011

 

Grade:  A+

 

Type:  Indica

 

Looks:  "Medium" sized, very dense, evergreen marijuana nuggets with complete frosty trich coverage with areas of dark (purple) leaf coverage and noticeable "rust/red hair."

 

Smell:  A crisp sharp scent of pine and menthol.

 

Taste:   A very "rich" evergreen (and slight hint of fruitiness) danky mouth feel with a thick/rich hash like after taste.

 

Buzz Type:  A very heavy/floaty and slightly euphoric high. Provided me with relaxation and pain relief.

 

Buzz Length:  Above Average to Very Long (1.5 hours to 2+ hours)

 

Summary:

 

*  A very nice Indica strain, this batch Black Label OG had some super FROSTY marijuana nuggets. The taste was "rich" as if taking a skillet hit of wax. Big sniffs cleared out my nostrils as the scent was very "sharp" when wafting the container up to my nose.

 

The first night I had a session with Black Label OG, I was couch locked. This strain gave me the feeling if eyes were "crossed." My head felt "light" at the start of this buzz. The feeling I experienced is like "floating on clouds." I know it's a long time "stoner cliche," but the wording does fit. The feeling of "lightness" progresses more into the "heavy;" especially around the eyes about half hour after ending a session. This strain provided lots of "body tingle and pressure." Again, this mostly confined around the eyes and very prevalent in nostril area.

 

Black Label OG was an excellent pain relief and chill out strain. This strain was very good at slowing my "racing mind" down. I big side effect was dry/sticky mouth. I did not so much get the munchies, but I got very thirsty with this strain. I had a big craving for sweet tea as I found myself in the McDonald's drive thru many times to quench my thirst with their dollar sweet tea.

 

Black Label OG is a nice strain to relax and "veg" out with and watch late night television while easing into a good sleep. Most of the time, I eased into a good nights sleep (70%) vs. being put in a state of couch lock (30%).

 

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