"Law enforcement officers are going to use their discretion and judgement on where enforcement actions are appropriate...I don't think anybody thinks that the biggest danger we have to public safety in Wisconsin is somebody who is [taking a round trip to states where recreational marijuana is legal], if they're not impaired on our roads," Attorney General Josh Kaul said at a recent WisPolitics.com luncheon. Kaul responded to whether the legalization of marijuana in surrounding states, most recently Illinois's move on legalizing recreational marijuana, poses a challenge for law enforcement. Issues and investigations involving the opioid epidemic, meth, and violent crime were identified by Kaul as priorities for law enforcement. However, impaired driving was also identified as a potential danger with the change in marijuana policy across the border. "We need to make sure that if people are driving and they are impaired, that we are responding appropriately."

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