Can you get a DUI for driving high in New Jersey?

I’m never paranoid about being high until I start driving—and then I freak out. What happens if you get caught driving while high in New Jersey?

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Liz Jenson · Answered on Apr 05, 2022
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
You can get a Marijuana DUI for driving high in New Jersey, even though the state recently decriminalized marijuana use.
Marijuana is treated just like any other mind-altering drug when it comes to driving under the influence. This means that driving high can have consequences including:
  • Mandatory license suspension
  • Jail time
  • Substantial fines
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