Colorado law enforcement not so quick to deem crash suspect as “stoned driver” this time around


Does Ryan Nuanez, who allegedly crashed into a Denver optical store and critically injured the owner, demonstrate the dangers of driving under the influence of marijuana repeatedly raised by pot critics following Amendment 64’s passage? Or was he impaired by a completely different substance, or a combination of several? We don’t know yet.
But at least this time around, law enforcement has avoided turning him into a stoned-driving poster child before all the facts are in, as critics accused the Colorado State Patrol of doing in another notorious case. Read more over at the Denver Westword.