If you're a cannabis consumer and among the 83% of adults who drive regularly or the 64% who drive every day, then you'll want to listen up.
Whether you're driving while high, live in one of the 24 states with legal recreational cannabis or you're a medical marijuana (MMJ) patient in one of the 38 MMJ states…it doesn't actually matter.
There is no definite or reliable scientific method of determining if a person behind the wheel is impaired because THC and cannabis metabolites stay in a person's system long after impairment has faded or disappeared. Judges overseeing DUI cases rely on police reports and assignments, which means responsible cannabis users can end up with fines, fees and other legal penalties. What’s worse is the resulting criminal record.
What Usually Happens?
“It really depends on the facts of the case, if the person has a good lawyer, and if the person has the financial means to fall back on,” said Justin Kahn, co-founder and CEO of reepher, …