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New law gets tough
on 'drugged driving'
The Associated Press
AKRON, Ohio - Summit County has passed a pioneering law
designed to make it easier to convict people for driving while
The law, which took effect Aug. 26, is part of an emerging
effort to raise awareness of "drugged driving" and to make
drugged drivers as accountable as those who drive while drunk.
The Summit County law establishes a limit for the amount of
cocaine permitted in a motorist's blood.
Summit County Councilman Paul Gallagher, the sponsor of the
law, said the level needed for a conviction is the lowest
level of cocaine that can be detected accurately.
If that level is exceeded, a driver can be charged with DUI
and receive the same penalties as a drunken driver.
Gallagher, an assistant prosecutor in neighboring Portage
County, said police throughout Ohio already can ask for a drug
test if there is probable cause to believe a driver is
impaired. But outside of Summit County, there are no
blood-level limits as there are for alcohol.
Gallagher said he wants to eventually expand his law to
Don Malarcik, an Akron criminal defense lawyer, said
drugged-driving laws invite courtroom challenges.
"There is no way to determine when someone ingested marijuana,
based on a blood or urine test," Malarcik said.
"What amount of marijuana in your system determines you are
impaired? How much cocaine impairs your driving ability? I
don't think there is any reliable scientific evidence that
answers that question."