Course Description

This course provides an overview of issues relating to medical marijuana and DUI charges.   Includes a review of current law and case law and practice pointers.


This course includes video recorded from a live presentation for the Lycoming Law Association


Course Deadline Notice:

Axom Education will no longer be offering online CLE courses after the December 31st, 2022 compliance deadline.  Any courses purchased from October 15th, 2022 through December 31st, 2022 must be completed by January 10th, 2023 to receive CLE credit.


CLE Credit:

1.0 PA Substantive CLE

This course contains approximately 60 minutes of content, all of which is required for course completion.  

Your certificate of completion will be issued automatically after all elements of the course have been viewed/completed.  Credits will be reported to the CLE Board within 30 days of your completion of the course and your completion date will be reported as the day on which you actually finished the course.


Minimum System Requirements:

This course includes downloads of PDF documents (Portable Document Format) and streaming video. Viewing the documents will require Adobe Acrobat Reader or other PDF viewing software.  Adobe Acrobat Reader is available for free from the Adobe website.

The video player will run on Mac OS, Windows and Linux as well as most mobile devices and tablets on any browser that supports Adobe Flash and/or HTML5.  Supported browsers include Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer 9,10,11, and Microsoft Edge.  Internet Explorer 8 is not supported on Windows XP for security reasons, but is supported on Windows 7 or higher operating systems.

An internet connection with a minimum speed of 768 kilobits per second is required.  At least 5MB/sec is recommended to stream video in full HD quality.  Please note that the video player may downgrade the quality of the video to accommodate lower connection speeds.

Course Presenter

  • Mark Lovecchio, Esq.

    Mark Lovecchio, Esq.

    Marc Lovecchio graduated from Princeton University in 1980. He graduated from Pittsburgh School of Law, cum laude, in 1984 where he was the Managing/Topics Editor of the Law Review. Lovecchio practiced at the firm of Tucker Arensberg from 1984-1987, concentrating in civil litigation and labor and employment law. He moved to Williamsport in 1987 and was engaged in the practice of law at Campana and Lovecchio through 2009, concentrating in the general practice of law. During that time, he was engaged in varied civil, administrative and criminal matters. Mr. Lovecchio was active in numerous state and federal jurisdictions. He is admitted to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, the United States Supreme Court, the Federal District of Columbia, all Federal Districts in Pennsylvania, and the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Lovecchio has litigated cases throughout the Commonwealth and in numerous federal courts. In his last decade as a private practitioner, he concentrated in employment and labor law, general civil litigation, and trial work.

    Mr. Lovecchio was elected Judge in the Lycoming County Court of Common Pleas in 2009 where he served for 12 years. During his time on the bench, Mr. Lovecchio presided over of jury trials and non-jury trials. He also presided over thousands of criminal, orphans court, and civil matters, as well as selected family law matters. Mr. Lovecchio was a founding member of the Heroin Task Force. He also initiated several diversionary/problem solving courts such as the Attendance Improvement Court, Medication Assistance Court, Mental Health Forensic Review Team, Changing Lives through Literature Program and the Underage Drinking Court. In addition, he also introduced several programs such as expedited probation violations, costs and fines review, and pandemic trial procedures.

Course curriculum

  • 1
    Course Content
    • How to Navigate This Course
    • Marijuana and DUI Course Materials (download and printing optional)
    • Medical Marijuana and DUI Part One
    • Medical Marijuana and DUI Part Two
    • Course Evaluation (Required)