Driving While Using Medical Marijuana Not Necessarily Illegal in Michigan

It’s going to be a while before we’ve figured out our brave new marijuana-approved world. The next lesson comes courtesy of the Michigan Supreme Court, which has reportedly ruled that it isn’t necessarily against the law for a medical marijuana user to drive with the drug in their system.

The ruling comes after motorist Rodney Koon was busted for doing 83 miles per hour in a 55-mph zone and tested positive for “internal possession of marijuana.”

Koon said it had been at least six hours since he “used his medicine,” and the blood test registered 10 nanograms per milliliter of the active ingredient in marijuana, THC. The 86th District Court in Grand Traverse County, MI – the county where Koon was caught – ruled that it took five times that amount to declare a person stoned.

– Read the entire article at Autoblog.



  1. Gimpy on

    It’s good to see a bit of common sense coming out.

    Sure wish ol’ Harpo would pay attention.