There is still no accepted method for accurately determining a Marijuana DUI

California has commissioned the Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research at UC San Diego to develop a reliable detection method In 2016, two decades after the approval of Proposition 215, California voters approved Proposition 64, the Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act (AUMA). As of January 1st, 2018, it is now legal in the state of California for an adult to smoke Marijuana. They may do so without fear of punishment or fines from State authorities. Marijuana remains illegal under Federal law, however, creating some legal uncertainty for California residents and businesses w[...]

Can I Get Busted for a DUI Because of Marijuana?

Given how permissive the state of California has become with respect to marijuana, there are many California drivers who make the mistake of believing that they can get away with driving while they’re high. This is simply not the case. Just the same as with alcohol, the authorities in the state take incidents of drivers operating their vehicles under the influence of marijuana very seriously, and you can be arrested. While the DUI laws concerning driving while under the influence of alcohol are just the same as driving under the influence of marijuana, the process by which you might b[...]