It's possible that California voters will chose to legalize the recreational use of marijuana this November. While, I still need to understand the details of the measure before deciding to support or oppose the initiative, I am preparing to set standards for marijuana impairment while driving.
California has a legal limit for driving while intoxicated of a blood-alcohol content (BAC) is .08 percent or higher. We have no such law to govern how we regulate marijuana and driving.
This year, I sponsored a bill written by Assemblymember Evan Low (D-Silicon Valley) that clarifies the standard for marijuana impairment while driving. This following KQED radio segment takes a look at those efforts: