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Guest Opinion: For drivers on medical marijuana, lab tests an unreliable DUI indicator

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I am a certifying physician for the PA Medical Marijuana Program and I'm concerned about a current policy that potentially affects all medical marijuana (MMJ) patients in Pennsylvania.

We have what's referred to as a "zero tolerance" DUI law in Pennsylvania that is not evidence-based and puts medical cannabis patients at risk. Essentially, as an MMJ patient, if I am pulled over/suspected of being intoxicated while driving/involved in a car accident/etc. and am taken to a hospital for urine or serum drug testing, a positive screen for........

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