Area police will be out in force today looking for those driving under the influence on what has become a holiday for drug users.
Kansas City police are coordinating with other police departments to saturate the streets looking for those who might be driving under the influence of marijuana. Officers will pay special attention to areas near schools.
"People need to recognize that a DUI is not just from alcohol," Sgt. Daniel Graves with Kansas City Police Department's Traffic Investigation Unit said in a release. The day of April 20, known as "420", has become a day of widespread marijuana use, Graves said.
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