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Field Sobriety Test for MJ DUI

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Gonzoso, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. Gonzoso

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    So in the other thread someone mentioned developing a separate field sobriety test which would specifically allow officers to determine if a person was impaired by marijuana.

    I am curious what kind of field sobriety test this would be.

    Do you folks have any suggestions?
     
  2. Folsom_Prison

    Folsom_Prison Brew Crew

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    Does MJ really impare you? I've never smoked the stuff. All the folks I've been around that did the stuff just wanted to F up the fridge or the kitchen cabinets....
     

  3. The Maggy

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    My guess is that the test would involve a bag of Funions. It's about the only way that you can be sure.
     
  4. tadbart

    tadbart duuuuude.

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    a highway patrol friend swears by FunYuns. if he sees a bag of them in the car, he finds weed. hasn't failed him in years.
     
  5. golls17

    golls17 Lifetime Newbie

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    It'll be the same. Yes, weed impairs you, and specifically, your coordination. I can't remember the effect it has on the eyes (it's been a while - I could look it up), but I guarantee if you're too high to drive, you won't be able to do the walk and turn or one leg stand properly.
     
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    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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    I bet it'll involve a bag of Doritos...
     
  7. TK-421

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    I've heard that it messes with your depth perception, but I don't know for sure, never smoked any, never will. And I bet the people who do smoke it are too busy looking for food to notice whether or not their depth perception is off. :rofl:

    From what I understand, cops generally can tell if someone is under the influence because they notice something about their demeanor, their eyes are glazed, and sometimes a person will tell them when they smoked. Supposedly the effects stay with you for 72 hours, so if you've smoked it less than 72 hours ago, I guess you'd be under the influence still. :dunno:
     
  8. JLB768

    JLB768 Old & Grumpy Lifetime Member

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    Put a pack of snow balls, a twinkie, and a snickers bar on the hood of the police car, make the subject take three laps around the car, if any of the three items vanish, cuff em.
     
  9. frizz

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    Cheetos will work just as well, if not better. And it doesn't leave stank bref.
     
  10. EdTracker

    EdTracker GTDS Lifetime Member

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    Maybe the SMELL of MJ reeking on the individual might be a hint that additional testing is required. I usually smell a baked person before I ever see them.

    You would probably only catch the dumb users but isn't that like 85 to 90 percent of today's society.
     
  11. syntaxerrorsix

    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    If you've found a strain with effects that last 72 hours you need to buy a farm. You're a billionaire in waiting.
     
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  12. Lampshade

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    Oh Jesus Christ.
     
  13. eruby

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    Friends don't let friends drive drunk stoned. :cool:
     
  14. southernshooter

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    Orange fingers would be a giveaway though.
     
  15. Ohio Cop

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    It's relatively easy to spot once you know what you're looking for.

    Marijuana is only a minor misdemeanor here but OVIdrugs is huge now.


    You'll need a urinalyis or just officer observations along with the same process as an alcohol ovi.

    A good friend of mine does both urinalyis and bac, but he's a trooper.


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  16. steveksux

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    Same as you do now, only use a bag of Cheetos instead of a pen. Wave that in front of their eyes. My advice? Wear the metal gloves they use to hand feed sharks.

    Randy
     
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    camelotkid non-believer

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    just curious can the pee test tell the difference from being high and having it in your system but not being high?
     
  18. Ohio Cop

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    It doesn't matter. If it is over a certain ng/ml ( I believe it's 50) it's unlawful to have in your system and operate a vehicle.

    So yes, it could be.


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  19. costanza187

    costanza187 I like Macs

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  20. PrecisionRifleman

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    Agreed

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