The marijuana laws are changing rapidly in many states, especially those in the western United States, such as California, Colorado, Washington, and Oregon, where recreational marijuana is legal, and many other states which allow for the use of medicinal marijuana. But the fact that marijuana may be legal in your home state does not make it legal in any other state you travel to or through, and you could be facing criminal charges if stopped by police.
Guns and potential changes to state and federal gun laws are very much in the news these days. The “March For Our Lives” movement which has sprung up following the Parkland, Florida shootings in February 2018 is seeking more restrictions on the ability of Americans to obtain and possess firearms, and gun rights advocates are concerned that such further restrictions will indeed be the result of this movement.
Most everyone knows that Oklahoma has a DUI/DWI law which makes it a crime to operate a vehicle on public roadways when the driver has a blood alcohol content (BAC) level of .08%, and in fact driving with a .08% BAC or higher is a crime in all 50 states. But what people may be surprised to learn is that it is possible to be arrested for a DUI in Oklahoma even if your BAC level is below .08%.