With marijuana legalization likely, Long Island police caution about driving high

1/14/19–Long Island law enforcement is preparing for the legalization of recreational marijuana in New York, and officials say road safety should be a top priority. Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder says part of the problem is re-educating police officers on how to identify and deal with drivers that are high. Nassau County created a Taskforce to study the impact of legalized pot. County Legislator and Taskforce Co-chair Joshua Lafazan says there should be harsh penalties for anyone caught driving impaired. Read