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Bill seeks test for pot impairment while driving

HELENA — Lawmakers on Thursday were considering a renewed effort to test drivers suspected of driving under the influence of marijuana — a measure law enforcement agents said is necessary to deal with an increase in such cases.

Republican Rep. Doc Moore of Missoula said his House Bill 168 provides a legal limit for the amount of THC — an ingredient of marijuana — that can be in a person's blood while operating a motor vehicle.

He argued the measure is just aimed at enduring streets are safe, not at the debate over medical marijuana.

"No one of us has the right to take a chemical, alcohol or an...

 

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