Articles: Drug & DUI

Law enforcement focusing efforts on reducing drugged drivers under the influence of marijuana. Washington voters legalized the use of marijuana in 2012. When the measure was approved, some law enforcement agencies expressed concern over the increase of motorists who may use the drug before getting behind the wheel. They felt that legalizing the drug gave […]

This article talks about Washington State’s new law, driving under the influence of marijuana. Washington is one of two states that have passed laws allowing for the legal recreational use of marijuana. As a result of the legalization, there were many questions about the enforcement of certain laws that dealt with marijuana crimes. One of […]

This article discusses a drug-sniffing dog case that the U.S. Supreme Court made a decision on. The use of drug-sniffing dogs seems commonplace to police work these days, but certain constitutional issues regarding the Fourth Amendment’s protection from unreasonable search and seizure involving drug-sniffing dogs have not yet been resolved. The resolution of these issues […]

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