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Washington State Patrol Showcases Tools For Identifying Drugged Drivers

Washington State Patrol Showcases Tools For Identifying Drugged Drivers

by BRANDON MACZ, Kirkland Reporter Reporter
Sep 1, 2014 at 9:00AM

Law enforcement officers in Washington are no longer just asking drivers if they’ve been drinking when they’re pulled over, as legalized marijuana in the state adds the question, “Have you smoked anything today?”

The Washington State Patrol on Wednesday brought in local drug recognition experts to explain the process for determining driver impairment during traffic stops for substances other than alcohol, which takes about 45 minutes and typically happens after an arrest has been made.

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