California Lawmakers Give Up On Marijuana DUIs — For Now

News Posted Mar 13 2015

Many studies have been published showing the lack of connection between automobile accidents and stoned drivers. But right now in California you can be completely sober while still having enough THC stored in your fat cells to convict you with a DUI. Of all the new laws introduced this year, the state is finally giving up on prosecuting drivers with THC in their system, and looking for fair roadside tests of impairment. 

Some kind of roadside test to determine impairment, not levels of compounds in your body, is the way to go, he said. "We need realistic tests for impairment, instead of spending all this time measuring chemicals in the system," he said.

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