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“Grown Ups” Actor Charged With Marijuana DUI

Star of “Grown Ups” Movies Arrested for Marijuana DUI The star of the “Grown Ups” film series was arrested on suspicion of marijuana DUI near Burbank, California on Saturday evening, January 17th. Nadji Jeter, 18 years old, was reportedly weaving in and out of traffic and driving aggressively. When officers pulled his vehicle over, according to … [Read more...]

Utah Bus Driver Arrested on DUI Charges During Field Trip

Utah Bus Driver Arrested on DUI Charges While Driving Kids and Parents for Field Trip A Utah school bus driver was pulled over and arrested on DUI charges on Monday, October 13th, while driving a bus full of students and 7 adult chaperones on a field trip to Brigham Young University. Lycia Martinez, 39, did not have alcohol in her system but was … [Read more...]

Marijuana DUIs Raise Concerns Over Traffic Safety

As More States Legalize Marijuana, Concern Rises Over Fatal Marijuana DUI Accidents More states have passed legislation legalizing medical marijuana, and both Colorado and Washington state have passed legal recreational marijuana laws. However, in states with some form of legalized marijuana, police have documented more marijuana DUIs, which has … [Read more...]

Colorado Detox Facility Sees More Marijuana DUIs

A Detox Facility in Colorado Sees Rise in Marijuana DUI Admissions In the six months after recreational marijuana was legalized and began being sold in Colorado, many drug crimes charges have decreased, but the state has seen an increase in marijuana DUI, or DUID. The Arapahoe House, a detox facility in Colorado, says that they have seen a spike … [Read more...]

Baby Boomers Driving Under The Influence of Drugs?

Prescription Abuse:  Driving Under the Influence of Drugs A new study released from the Public Health Report shows that since 1993, the types of drivers who commit DUID – Driving Under the Influence of Drugs – has increased significantly. Drivers that commit DUID are more likely to be 50 and older, according to the study, and are most likely to … [Read more...]

Colorado Campaigns Against DUID from Marijuana

“Stoned Driving” Campaign Warns About DUID Colorado recently passed legislation legalizing recreational marijuana use. However, the legislation has increased DUI charges as drivers are being pulled over for driving under the influence of marijuana. To help combat the problem, the Colorado Department of Transportation released the “Drive High, Get … [Read more...]

Kerry Kennedy’s DUI Trial Begins in NY

Kerry Kennedy Alleges Drug Mix-Up at DUI Trial Kerry Kennedy’s DUI trial began on Monday, February 24th, alleging that the niece of the late president John F. Kennedy caused a car accident while under the influence of a sleeping aid. The 43-year-old Kennedy alleges that she accidentally took an Ambien, rather than her thyroid medication, before … [Read more...]

D.U.I.D. in SC

In South Carolina, you can be charged with driving under the influence of prescribed or over-the counter drugs or medication in addition to driving while under the influence of illicit drugs. States are under pressure to tighten laws for convicting DUIDs and set clear legal definitions. For now, DUID lawyers may have more opportunities for reducing … [Read more...]

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