When it comes to driving impaired, drinking alcohol isn’t the only way you can be charged with a DUI in Arizona. Officers in Arizona are charging offenders who are impaired by drugs: prescription drugs, marijuana, illegal narcotics and legally prescribed medical drugs.
Criminal charges you could face if charged with drugged DUI:
Arizona has a zero-tolerance drug DUI law. In Arizona, you can be charged with DUI if you have any detectable amount of a drug in your system and you are operating a vehicle, even if you don’t appear to be impaired. Consequences and penalties are no less strict than a regular DUI and can include probation, jail time, fines, and suspension or revocation of driver’s license.