Across the US, states are moving toward allowing medical marijuana and decriminalizing pot for recreational uses. However, until the laws regarding marijuana possession and trafficking change, violators will still be subject to criminal penalties. If you’re charged with one of these drugs crimes, it’s important to understand the legal consequences for conviction.
Legally, marijuana DUI is analogous to driving while drunk and carries comparable penalties. Here’s what you need to know if you’ve been charged with operating a vehicle under the influence of marijuana.