Marijuana and driving: Arizona ruling about inactive THC and Colorado proposal
|A poster warning about the dangers of drugged driving created by the Colorado State Patrol.|
Attorney Corry doesn't believe this adjustment solves the problem, though. In a previously unpublished excerpt from the interview featured in the earlier post, he suggested that confusion over the different ways the human body processes marijuana versus alcohol make injustice a very real possibility.
"Maybe the average juror doesn't see it our way or is maybe biased going into it," he says. "There are probably already innocent people convicted because juries aren't as predisposed to understanding marijuana as they are alcohol."
His implication? Many Colorado jurors are likely to determine that someone is guilty of driving under the influence whether he or she has active THC in his system or not.
Here's the aforementioned ruling:
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