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Random Video: Driving While Stoned In Washington State

5 Responses to “Random Video: Driving While Stoned In Washington State”

  1. actionman says:

    contestant envy…

  2. Jon says:

    So the moral is: don’t get intoxicated on something and drive.

    In other words, don’t be an idiot.

  3. Ripon Kumar says:

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  4. KrazyEyes says:

    My takeaway is that they need to raise the legal limit a bit.

  5. leahnz says:

    ha, everybody knows stoned drivers drive slow and super cautious — as long as you’re not off your face that’s certainly preferable to boozing and driving like an over-confident bat out of hell (the driving instructor guy was pretty funny)

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