Did you know that it is now a felony in Michigan to be driving while having legal prescription drugs in your system? A recent entry published on NASW-Michigan Chapter's Blog explains the situation.
"Much of the recently passed legislation in Michigan was quite alarming. I had a hard time keeping up with what was going on and was frequently appalled at the process itself. One bill that slipped under most radars was SB 353, now known as Public Act 543. This is an amendment to an earlier law that had set penalties for drunk driving and driving under the influence of controlled substances...
The concern that it attempts to address is the need for restrictions on driving while intoxicated by inhalants and taking more than the prescribed amounts of medications. Although I applaud this effort, I can only condemn the additional overreach of the law to control most everybody else."
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