How would a conviction for Ohio marijuana possession affect my auto insurance?

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Outside of a conviction for driving under the influence of marijuana in Ohio, a marijuana conviction is unlike to affect your car insurance rates or coverage. Car insurance companies usually only raise your rates or drop your coverage for convictions relating to traffic offenses. So, if you are convicted of a marijuana DUI in Ohio, you may find your rates raised or coverage cancelled, depending on the policies of your insurance carrier.

For more on the insurance consequences of getting an Ohio DUI, see our article How a DUI Affects Your Car Insurance.

Follow this link for more information about Ohio Marijuana Laws and Ohio Medical Marijuana Laws

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