Do you get high? Do you drive? This is why you need to understand the laws behind DUI marijuana charges — and the particular science of THC, too.

While marijuana consumers and enthusiasts might be rejoicing over the recent string of electoral victories for cannabis legalization, they also still face some new and quite sobering realities.

Every state has DUI laws to deal with people driving under the influence of alcohol. “But unlike the laws for alcohol-impaired driving,” notes the Governors Highway Safety Association, “those that address drug-impaired driving are nuanced, difficult to enforce and prosecute and vary substantially by state."

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