Driving While Under the Influence of Marijuana: What You Need to Know

Driving While Under the Influence of Marijuana: What You Need to Know

You can in fact be pulled over under suspicion of driving under the influence of marijuanaby either being in your car driving and smoking or an officer smells it in your vehicle. A new statistic out of Colorado shows the effects of marijuana legalization on driving under the influence. Colorado state patrol has reportedly linked 12% of their DUIs arrests with marijuana use over the course of 2014. This week Bellingham DUI attorney Johnathan Rand discusses the laws associated with marijuana use while driving in Washington state and what Colorado’s findings might mean for new state legislation.