Michigan State Police locked up more than 3,000 people because of faulty marijuana tests, according to internal memo

The drug tests failed to distinguish between THC and CBD

By Steve Neavling

Michigan State Police relied on faulty testing to produce criminal charges in about 3,250 cases since March 2019 in which a driver was allegedly under the influence of marijuana and no other drugs or alcohol. In a letter to prosecutors sent on Wednesday, Jeffrey Nye, director of MSP’s Forensic Science Division, acknowledged that the tests could not have conclusively proven the driver was intoxicated by cannabis...

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