Is it illegal to simply be high in public whether or not you are in possession?
Question Details: What if I were to get high in my house and then walk around. Could I be arrested or searched based on my eyes, behavior, or smell? By behavior, I don't mean harassing anyone, but like acting stupid or laughing a lot. Could I be searched, questioned, or arrested my just based on that? I am a minor if that makes any difference in searching laws or whatnot.
It almost certainly is illegal. Almost every town, city, muncipality, etc. has an ordinance (local law) making it minor offense (e.g. "disorderly conduct") to be drunk or intoxicated in public, so acting "high" in public would be against the law and could provide grounds for you to be stopped and searched.
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