‘We’re going to see more crashes’: Police prepare for more marijuana based DWIs


New Mexico will legalize recreational marijuana on Friday and Police are preparing for a spike in marijuana-based DWIs

There are also some concerns about increasing people driving under the influence once recreational marijuana is legalized. Police say, whether it’s drinking alcohol or using cannabis, impairment is impairment. If you’re caught driving after doing either, they will enforce the law all the same.

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