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More Washington drivers testing positive for pot

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SEATTLE — More drivers have been testing positive for marijuana since Washington legalized the drug last year, according to new figures from the State Patrol.

In the first six months of 2013, the patrol’s crime lab says, 745 people tested positive for marijuana. Typically, there are about 1,000 positive pot tests on drivers in a full year.

It doesn’t necessarily mean there has been a rash of people driving high, said patrol spokesman Bob Calkins. Troopers are looking harder for…

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