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  1. Marijuana

    Marijuana Legalization Reveals Gaps in Our Pot Knowledge

    Pull over, sir. With recreational weed legal in four states and on the ballot in five more, regulators are contemplating how to test and limit stoned driving. There’s little research on the subject due to federal restrictions, meaning it’s still unclear how impairment varies among users and what the legal limits should be. Blood tests don’t work, since pot can stay in your body for weeks, so it’s also unclear how police can determine if someone’s actually impaired. But several startups are racing to develop cheap, handheld THC breathalyzers.

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