Marijuana DUI

Marijuana DUI

A Marijuana DUI is defined as unlawful for a person who is under the influence of any drug (including marijuana) to drive a vehicle. VC23152€

Penalties for DUI Marijuana

The consequences of a conviction for a Marijuana DUI and the California DUI involving alcohol are the same. For a first time offense may include, but not subject to:

  • Summary Probation for 3 to 5 years.
  • Ninety-six (96) hours and six (6) months in county jail,
  • A fine of between three hundred ninety dollars ($390) and one thousand dollars ($1,000)

Suspension of your Drivers’ Licenses for six (6) months

Legal defenses to DUI marijuana

There is always a legal defense. The legal defense of California Vehicle Code 23152(e) driving under the influence of marijuana may include:

  • You weren’t driving;
  • You didn’t use marijuana;
  • You used marijuana, but you were no longer intoxicated at the time of driving;
  • Your mental and physical abilities weren’t significantly impaired;

Driving with possession of less that (1) ounce of Marijuana can result in an infraction, but if you drive in possession of more than one (1) ounce of marijuana, or with concentrated cannabis (hashish), you may be charged with the more serious crime under HS 11360 transporting marijuana.

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Marijuana Attorney Practice Areas:

  • Imperial County Criminal Attorney
  • El Centro Criminal Attorney
  • Brawley Criminal Attorney
  • Imperial Criminal Attorney
  • Westmorland Criminal Attorney
  • Calipatria Criminal Attorney
  • Calexico Criminal Attorney
  • Ocotillo Wells Criminal Attorney
  • Ocotillo Criminal Attorney
  • Niland Criminal Attorney
  • Salton City Criminal Attorney