Will I lose my cdl if I have a medical marijuana card at the same time?

by John die
(Anaheim,ca,us)

I smoke a little in between job, I make sure I'm clean before going back on the job search. I got pulled over today and was asked if I had a medical marijuana card by the cop, I said yes.

He later came back to the car and said my license was in the early stage of getting suspended. Can I lose my license for this reason?

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Sep 08, 2016
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No idea, but my guess: NEW
by: Anonymous

1. Having a medical marijuana card does not mean that you USE marijuana. Just like having a voter card doesn't mean that you vote. Or that having a prescription does not necessarily mean that you are taking the prescribed medication.
2. Your MMJ card is protected medical information. I would be SHOCKED to find out that they have access to any such database.
Fight it bro! Let me know what happens. I'm very curious.

Aug 22, 2016
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not right. NEW
by: Anonymous

I don't smoke but my Husband and Sons do and they Drive better when stoned than anyone I know.. I don't think it is right that they would take away a CDL for Medical Marijuana, Some people need it when they have PTSD, Bipoler and many other conditions. The laws need to change, Why don't they get rid of Liquor that causes the most damage. but they won't because they make to much money off the taxes...

Jul 23, 2016
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Arrogant Truckers NEW
by: Anonymous

Lol half these truckers are coke/meth heads. Talking shit about a little weed... Youre a trucker not a mental or moral elite... Lighten the fuck up... The kids asking a question... How about lot lizard stds? Or the amount of coke you injest while sucking hooker spit... Oh but that only takes 3-5 day to clear instead of 30-50... Youre all hypocrites...inflated egos making what $0.53 a mile now? Or by the load?
It sucks but youre better off drinking liquor dude. The feds still have a problem with the mj but let these toothless idiots get shitfaced every night amd back on the road hungover the next day.

Jun 07, 2013
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To stupid...
by: Anonymous

GET THE FACTS STRAIGHT! POT DOES KILL PEOPLE!

Researchers found that smoking one joint is equivalent to 20 cigarettes in terms of lung cancer.

In the high-exposure group, lung cancer risk rose by 5.7 times for patients who smoked more than a joint a day for 10 years, or two joints a day for 5 years, after adjusting for other variables, including cigarette smoking.

Cannabis smokers end up with five times more carbon monoxide in their bloodstream (than tobacco smokers)

The scientists also noted that marijuana could be expected to harm the airways more than tobacco since its smoke contained twice the level of carcinogens, such as polyaromatic hydrocarbons, compared with tobacco cigarettes.

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE FACTS!

Marijuana has been shown to impair performance on driving simulator tasks and on open and closed driving courses for up to approximately 3 hours. Decreased car handling performance, increased reaction times, impaired time and distance estimation, inability to maintain headway, lateral travel, subjective sleepiness, motor in-coordination, and impaired sustained vigilance have all been reported.

THEY GO HAND IN HAND!

Drugs other than alcohol (e.g., marijuana and cocaine) are involved in about 18% of motor vehicle driver deaths. These other drugs are often used in combination with alcohol.5

Jun 06, 2013
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alcohol is legal and marijuana is illegal what a bunch of crap
by: Anonymous

anybody that drinks and thinks that they can drive or do anything behind the wheel of a motor vehicle is stupid. I've never seen anybody die from smoking, but I've seen a lot of people die from drinking. Not only that, if you drink and then wake up 8 hours later most of the time you still feel that that's pretty good I've never gone to bed from smoking and woke up at hours later and still felt weed so anybody that thinks alcohol is better than weed and should be legal is out of their minds.

May 17, 2013
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ok idiot wanker post...
by: Anonymous

you can not drink and drive either with cdl..I think you missed the point....well i think you missed the bus too....LOL

If you want to smoke drugs and drink alcohol that's all fine and dandy just don't do it while you are driving a FN big rig moron!!!

Both are illegal....

Apr 16, 2013
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you can lkeep your CDL
by: Anonymous

you just wont be able to drive ever. not only do companies drug test, states also mandate drivers test regularly. test positive you will lose your cdl. so you either quit smoking or quit driving cannot do both. WE DONT NEED DRUG ADDICTS MAKING TRUCKERS AND TRUCKING LOOK BAD ANYMORE!!!!


Apr 16, 2013
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READ THIS!!.....
by: Anonymous

this is if there is any confusion.....it makes no sense for a person with a CDL to have a medical marijuana card.....bejeezzz

http://www.theweedblog.com/can-you-have-a-cdl-and-a-medical-marijuana-card/

Apr 16, 2013
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no drugs
by: Anonymous

means no drugs in the system......pot is drugs no matter what way you look at it.....pot is one of those drugs that stay in system for long periods of time.....if you only smoke it once in awhile why do you need a medical card for....just say no to drugs...

Oct 25, 2014
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So Marijuana is for Addicts? How behind ARE you!? NEW
by: It works and I Know!

Wow... If this is the general intelligence level of the trucking community, I'm pretty horrified at being on the road with such ignorant people. D-:;

Talking about 1 joint being equivalent to 20 cigarettes... What are you? Five years old!? Oh, no pardon me... You must be like... 80 years old to be that out of touch. That's long been disproved. Over a decade ago, in fact.

Maybe some of you ignorant folks on here calling people 'wankers' and 'addicts' and such, should go read some of the articles on NORML and do some real research instead of listening to organizations like Fox News and being dumb enough to trust 'mass media' (which is heavily controlled by companies like Pfizer and the FDA) and take their ridiculous lies as fact.

Smoking marijuana does in NO way make you an addict. In fact, the only way to be addicted to marijuana is habitually (by habit). It is not addictive chemically, mainly because the active components in it are already produced naturally by our bodies. That's one reason it's so helpful to people with chemical imbalances: It's a natural way to re-balance what is off-kilter.

But, I digress. If you're dumb enough to say such ignorant things, you're too dumb to understand or do real research. Continue popping your scripts and being miserable, ya' OLD FOGIES! :D

To the OP of this thread, best of luck. Don't let these idiots bring you down. Laws are changing quickly to allow for a much more fair and proper way of determining when and why a person may or might use marijuana.

Sincerely,
Someone who ingests and smokes marijuana part-time to help with her arthritis, Celiacs disease, migraines, depression, and appetite!

May 17, 2013
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Wake up demand you liberty!!!
by: Anonymous

What a bunch of stuck up wankers, it's cool to drink though right!! And what will all you str8 arrows do when it's leagal nationwide? It will be regulated just like booze. And as long as the all powerfull federal nazi force aka the government leagalizes, all of sudden it will be just fine and limits will be set. It's all a racket built for revenue generation nothing more!! And as soon as you fed boot lickers assert your rights and demand your liberty the better off we wil all be!!

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