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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) —Recreational pot becomes legal in California on Jan. 1, and that presents some challenges to law enforcement in determining when a driver is impaired.

With alcohol there’s a set limit of .o8. But with marijuana there’s no set limit. Even if one is set, determining what’s a safe level for “everyone” won’t be easy. Sgt. Oscar Chavez with the CHP’s Impaired Driving Section tells KNX:

 

And, when pulled over, there won’t be a breath test for a pot user, but Chavez says there will be a blood test to determine chemical level.

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