Joseph P. Hougnon, Attorney at Law

Category: Marijuana DUI Charges

Understanding the New Laws About Marijuana and Driving

After years of debate, in January 2018, marijuana became legal in California. The change in the law raised several questions about where and how a person could use marijuana legally. Some people erroneously believe that there are no restrictions, which is wrong. Use is still regulated to certain places and conditions. One of the biggest questions to arise from legalization was how marijuana would be viewed in the context of operating a motor vehicle. The bottom line is that marijuana is still considered a drug, and that smoking a joint while driving or as a passenger is still illegal and… Read More