California lawmakers introduced a new bill Tuesday that would allow law enforcement to use oral swab tests in instances they suspect driving under the influence of marijuana.
Senate Bill 1462 was introduced by Republican Senator Bob Huff of San Dimas. The proposed test is administered by a handheld device that uses an oral swab to detect the presence of marijuana, cocaine, meth, and pain medications.
“Sadly, we’ve become a nation of self-medicating, careless people,” Huff told the LA Times. “The public is naïve in understanding how dangerous our roads are made by people who are abusing opiates, meth and cannabis.”
How lucky for this nation of naïve self-medicators that somebody still has his head on his shoulders.
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