Medical marijuana legislation takes a step forward in Illinois, with approval of a Senate committee. Now law enforcement group are voicing concern when it comes to medical marijuana use and getting behind the wheel.
Legalizing medical marijuana has been a long-debated topic in Illinois. Now, leading Illinois law enforcement organizations are pushing for stricter motorist safeguards in the bill. Rock Island County Sheriff Jeff Boyd says that while the bill has good intentions, it's very open-ended. There's the issue of enforcement, specifically when it comes to officers detecting if a driver is under the influence of marijuana.