TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – A number of new legal guidelines simply grew to become efficient this month in Indiana. One among them updates the coverage on marijuana and driving.
Earlier than July 1st in the event you used marijuana and per week later you bought in a automobile wreck, and you were not at fault, you would’ve confronted felony expenses.
Indiana Senate Invoice 201 adjustments that.
Medical consultants say that you just’re now not impaired a number of days after weed consumption, despite the fact that it stays in your system.
The legislation was applied to assist shield Hoosiers who get in a no-fault crash, however nonetheless have marijuana of their blood.
By state legislation, in any case severe crashes in Indiana, drivers must submit a blood draw.
“I feel it sort of units a suggestion on what that degree is and if it is one thing decrease than that it would not be a rechargeable offense,” Vigo County Sheriff John Plasse mentioned.
Leisure marijuana remains to be unlawful in Indiana.
The foremost factor to notice about this legislation change is that it is solely a defendable cost in the event you’re not at fault for the crash and in the event you present zero indicators of impairment from marijuana.
It is not relevant for different medicine or for alcohol.