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What Prescription Drug Level Makes it Illegal for You to Drive (DUI / OVI) in Ohio?

May 16, 2016  |   Posted by :   |   Columbus, Ohio DUI Law   |   Comments Off on What Prescription Drug Level Makes it Illegal for You to Drive (DUI / OVI) in Ohio?

Ohio Drugs For Which There is a “Per Se” Blood / Urine / Breath Limit The only substances for which there is a blood / urine / breath “limit” under Ohio law are: Alcohol Amphetamine (examples: Meth, Adderall, Ritalin, Dexedrine, Dextroamphetimine, “Uppers”, Speed) Cocaine / Cocaine metabolite Heroin / Heroin metabolite LSD Marijuana / Marijuana […]

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CDL Driver Charged with OVI Involving Prescription Meds (Xanax and Lortab) Acquitted Where State Failed to Prove Nexus Between Impairment and Meds

December 23, 2015  |   Posted by :   |   Columbus, Ohio DUI Law   |   Comments Off on CDL Driver Charged with OVI Involving Prescription Meds (Xanax and Lortab) Acquitted Where State Failed to Prove Nexus Between Impairment and Meds

With the rising use of prescription medications in Ohio, more and more of our clients are charged with OVI while under the influence of prescription medications.   Under Ohio law, though, it is not a crime by itself to take drive and prescription meds. Rather, it is a crime to drive while under the influence […]

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