Experts: Zero-tolerance on ‘cannabis driving’ too severe

Police are using a new machine that can detect traces of cannabis in the saliva of drivers
The Copenhagen Post (Denmark)
Monday, November 5, 2012

narkometerExperts are questioning the severity of a zero-tolerance policy towards those caught driving with detectable levels of illegal drugs in their bodies, as some drugs, such as cannabis, can be detected long after their effects have worn off. The experts have voiced their concerns following the news that the police have started using a new mobile drug testing kit called the 'narkometer'. "Because the authorities can’t impact the cannabis trade through policing efforts, they are instead targeting consumers."