Marijuana DUI

What do the police need to charge me with a marijuana DUI?

By |2022-07-13T19:47:31+00:00July 13th, 2022||

Similar to an alcohol-based DUI, the strongest evidence in a DUI case is a blood or saliva test. It should be emphasized that these tests are voluntary and you should not take them.  An officer may also make observations of impairment in the driver. DUI charges may be based on evidence of impairment such as poor [...]

What is the limit before I am in danger of a marijuana DUI?

By |2022-07-13T19:28:10+00:00July 13th, 2022||

Similar to driving a vehicle while having a BAC of .08% or more, in marijuana based DUIs the prosecutor would present blood test results establishing the driver was over the legal limit. In marijuana based DUIs, the court must determine whether the driver has a certain level (greater than 5 nanograms of THC (marijuana’s psychoactive [...]

What are the penalties for a marijuana DUI?

By |2022-07-13T19:25:46+00:00July 13th, 2022||

Penalties for marijuana-related DUI offenses similar to alcohol related DUI offenses. The penalties for a first-time DUI offense are: Up to 365 days in the county jail License suspension up to a year Court costs, fees and fines up to $2500.00 Substance abuse treatment programs Drug testing For second-time DUI offenses (applies within 20 years [...]

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