Since five of the US states have decriminalized the substance and are already dealing with drivers under the influence of marijuana, Canada can look up to them as an example of good practice. However, driving under the influence of drugs is illegal in both countries. This infographic briefly describes the difference between Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and Driving While Intoxicated (DWI), makes a good comparison of laws regarding driving while high in Colorado and Washington, how the alcohol level in blood is measured, what are the penalties, and when can you be charged with DUI. Can the US driving laws be a useful guide for implementing marijuana regulations in Canada? Let's take a look.
infographic by: www.losangelesduiattorney.com