Fewer Soldiers Were Tested Negative For Marijuana Now That It Is Legal

The rate of positive drug tests for marijuana dropped to .47 percent in the fiscal year that ended Oct. 1 in Colorado. That means that pot use is down from 
.79 percent in the same time period two years earlier, before recreational marijuana sales were legalized.

While civilians took up the newly legal vice in Washington and Colorado, the Defense Department has redoubled efforts to get pot out of the ranks. Signs at the gates of military bases in the Pikes Peak region emphasize that marijuana possession remains a federal crime and soldiers caught smoking grass face harsh punishment under the Uniform Code of Military Justice.

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