Volunteers Smoke Weed To Aid Police Training

tumblr_oyve2x1Ydm1qjczh3o1_500.jpg
How to Invest in Canada’s Coming Legal Cannabis Boom
February 13, 2018
tumblr_oyve9xDm5z1qjczh3o1_500.jpg
What About Terpenes?
February 13, 2018
Show all

Volunteers Smoke Weed To Aid Police Training

tumblr_p0tkc34Fnc1qjczh3o1_500.jpg

The post Volunteers Smoke Weed To Aid Police Training appeared first on High Times.

Despite California legalizing recreational marijuana on the dawn of the New Year, the state’s policies and regulations remain somewhat in a ‘trial and error’ phase. And so the state is having volunteers smoke weed to aid police training. Wait, what?

One of the biggest issues surrounding cannabis’ new status, has been monitoring and deterring users from driving under the influence of marijuana, something that has proven to be easier said than done. Unlike an alcohol breathalyzer test, there’s not a reliable roadside test, so much of the jurisdiction is left in the hands of the arresting officer, and ultimately, a judge.

However, not everyone responds to the plant in the exact same way, which creates another cause for concern amongst officials. As California looks for a potential solution to the issue, they have turned their attention to better understanding the physical and mental effects of smoking weed. Specifically, by having some eager volunteers smoke weed to aid police training.

Volunteers Needed

Considering recreational weed is in the ‘green’ stages of legality, volunteers haven’t necessarily been banging down the door to smoke weed in front of an array of police officers. But despite the lingering effects of prohibition, California native Edson Villegas had no issue showcasing his high to the authorities.

According to KCAL9/CBS2’s Tina Patel, Villegas took part in the voluntary “green lab” study to help officers, prosecutors and lab toxicologists get a better understanding of marijuana impairment.

In the study, volunteers would take field sobriety tests completely sober. They would then go into a tent, smoke some cannabis, and re-take the sobriety tests. According to Glendale Police Officer Bryan Duncan, there were some noticeable changes following the toke session.

“Whether it’s lack of convergence in the eyes, divided attention issues, your ability to do two tasks at one time,” said Duncan.

Another of the volunteers, Sebastian Dominguez, admits it could be difficult to judge marijuana impairment, simply because every user responds to the plant differently.

“It’s different for everyone. If you’re an avid user and you use it more, it’s going to affect you differently,” explained Dominguez.

Chris Halsor, the founder of Understanding Legal Marijuana, ran similar tests when Colorado first legalized the plant for recreational purposes back in 2014. He believes that cannabis’ status as a Schedule I narcotic has hindered the development of Continue Reading

MaXX Yield "Power Pot" 6 PACK! of 5 Gallon Equivalent Air Root Pruning Flower Pots
  • The air pruning design guarantees non-spiraling root systems
  • Increases root structure and that translates to XXL yields
  • The power pot makes it almost impossible to overwater
  • Simplifies production, reduces losses
  • Ensures superior performance in hot weather
Sale
Smart Pot Soft-Sided Fabric Garden Plant Container Aeration Planter Pots, 5 gallon, 5 Pack, Black
  • High quality plants grow in less time
  • Roots stay cooler during hot weather
  • Reusable, inexpensive, light weight, attractive and simple design
  • Plants need repotting less often
  • Non-breakable fabric lasts doesn't crack from frost or if dropped
Gro Pro Premium Nursery Pot 15 Gallon
  • Durable, thick black plastic
  • Injection molded
  • Heavy duty design
  • Grip lip for easy handling
  • Sold as a single unit.

Fast Buds

Bombs Seeds
*This page contains viral feeds. We aggregate all of this content. This site shares recent posts, images and links from viral sources. All material is copyright to their respectful sources and no copyright infringement is intended.

Leave a Reply

Loading...

Are you over 21?

Please verify your age