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Smoke-free vehicle laws affect drivers, as do references to smoking and driving in the Highway Code

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SACRAMENTO – State Senator Jerry Hill and Assemblymember Evan Low introduced Senate Bill 65 today to outlaw smoking marijuana while driving. The legislation, prompted by Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen, closes a loophole in Proposition 64, the recreational marijuana initiative, which makes it illegal to have an open container of pot in a vehicle but fails to specifically address the use of marijuana products while behind the wheel.

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It is already illegal to drive while intoxicated with marijuana and to have an open bag of cannabis in a motor vehicle. The new law bans actually smoking marijuana or consuming cannabis edibles while driving or riding in a vehicle. It is similar to open container laws that prohibit drinking while driving.

 

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“This legislation makes our laws for smoking while driving consistent with drinking while driving,” said Senator Hill, D-San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties. “With New Year's Eve approaching, it's important to remind Californians that impaired driving can be deadly.”


Under current law, California motorists can be arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, marijuana or other drugs, if they are unable to drive with the caution and care of a sober person. A basic offense is usually charged as a misdemeanor. There's no standard for marijuana impairment like the .08 blood alcohol content threshold used for drunk driving because technology for a roadside test of marijuana use is still being developed. But a law enforcement officer or a trained drug recognition expert working with police may deem a motorist marijuana impaired.


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With state-licensed marijuana sales months away, Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a bill that prohibits smoking or consuming cannabis while driving or riding in a vehicle in California.

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With the passage of Prop 64., motorists may be cited for an infraction for having an open container or package of marijuana in a vehicle as a result of provisions in the initiative that attempted to make laws on marijuana use and possession while driving consistent with laws on use and possession of alcohol while driving.

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Unfortunately, nothing in Prop. 64 or pre-existing law expressly prohibits smoking or ingesting marijuana while driving – leaving law enforcement officers with limited options if a driver is spotted smoking or ingesting marijuana products.

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According to the U.S. Surgeon General, secondhand smoke is a cause of lung cancer and coronary heart disease, and there is no risk-free level of exposure. Currently, 28 states and the have passed comprehensive smokefree laws. No states have approved comprehensive smokefree laws in 2018 thus far.

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The new legislation would make it an infraction for anyone to smoke or consume marijuana in any form while driving a vehicle or piloting a vessel or aircraft, consistent with the law on drinking while operating a car, boat or plane. The bill also provides judges with the option to penalize the offense as an infraction or a misdemeanor.