Driving under the influence of marijuana
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In the State of Ohio, an individual can be charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI) of Marijuana in 2 ways :
1. Per Se - Blood or Urine Testing
Blood: If THC metabolite is found in the amount of 2 ng/ml in blood test results.
Urine: If THC metabolite is found in the amount of 10 ng/ml in urine.
2. Appreciable Impairment
If there is not a blood or urine test collected, prosecutors must prove impairment by means of other facts, including the field of sobriety tests.
*DUI of marijuana convictions hold the same penalties as traditional driving under the influence of alcohol charges.
Click here to read Ohio Revised Code 2133.01 - Operating a vehicle under the influence
Columbus Driving under the influence of marijuana DUI
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Columbus Marijuana DUI
Field of Sobriety testing
These Columbus DUI tests are sanctioned by the National Highway Traffic Administration and are designed to show if a person is under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance, including marijuana. Police use these tests to establish a probable cause for an arrest. The tests include the following: Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus, Walk and Turn, One Leg, Blood and Urine, and Breathalyzer.
Fortunately, the Law Offices of Eric J. Hoffman have extensive experience with all DUI marijuana charges in the state of Ohio and are regarded by peers and clients as distinguished specialist in the field. Click here to Read More.
Columbus DUI Marijuana
90 day administrative license suspension (ALS) and a $375 reinstatement fee
Mandatory 3 days served in jail or Driving Intervention Program
90 day administrative license suspension (ALS) and a $525 reinstatement fee
Mandatory 5 days in jail
90 day administrative license suspension (ALS) and a $850 reinstatement fee
Mandatory 15 days in jail
About our Columbus DUI Marijuana defense
The Law Offices of Eric J. Hoffman have extensive experience with Columbus DUI marijuana charges in the state of Ohio and are distinguished specialist in the field. Mr. Hoffman has defended hundreds of clients with Columbus DUI marijuana charges since 1984. Mr. Hoffman has, most notably, recently been involved in many high-profile Columbus DUI marijuana cases . Read more to see how the Law Offices of Eric. J Hoffman can help potentially reduce your charges.
Since 1984, Mr. Hoffman has been representing individuals accused of DUI marijuana in Columbus, Ohio and the surrounding counties. Mr. Hoffman regularly attends seminars focusing on details of the mechanisms involved in testing for marijuana and the administrative processes that must be followed in order for these machines to be recognized in a court of law.