Q: Can i be convicted of a DUI for my own medication that states on the bottle to use care while operating a vessel in NC?
A: In NC it is DWI and the short answer is - yes. It doesn't really much matter what the impairing substance is. If the substance either appreciably impaired your ability to operate a vehicle or vessel or caused you to blow .08 or higher on a breath test after operating a vehicle or vessel, you can be found guilty. If you have been charged, your best bet is to consult with a local criminal law attorney in the county where you were charged. Best of luck.
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