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Orange County Marijuana DUI Symptoms


Orange County has been vigoriously prosecuting Marijuana DUIs. Many people ask me about the symptoms of a Marijuana DUI.

When a person is under the influence of Marijuana or THC the following symptoms can be expected:

Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus: None

Vertical Gaze Nystagmus: None

Lack of Convergance: Present

Pulse rate: UP

Blood Pressure: UP

Temperature: Normal

Reaction to light: Normal

Pupils: Dilated

General Indicators:


Impaired perception of time and distance (time slows)

Increased appetite

Marked reddening of the conjunctiva

Possible paranoia

Relaxed inhibitions

Debris in mouth/ dry mouth

Decrease in muscle strength (flaccid)

If you or someone you know has been arrested in Orange County for a Marijuana or THC DUI, contact attorney Scott Hughes to discuss your DUI Defenses.

Scott Hughes is an attorney in Orange County practicing in State and Federal Court.

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