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3 Facts You Need To Know: New Impaired Driving Laws

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This holiday season will see police use changes to the impaired driving laws to charge both alcohol-impaired and drug-impaired drivers. Thanks to reforms in Bill C-46 back in June of this year impaired driving has become easier to detect and charge a driver with the offence. #1 Random Roadside Breath Testing Starting in December 2018…

U.S. Travel is Possible with A Pardon + U.S. Entry Waiver

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The Government of Canada has announced that they are putting a program together to pardon people with old marijuana possession charges. Many have concerns as to whether they will be able to travel to the United States after they receive a “pot pardon”. U.S. Customs and Border Protection is clear that a pardon is not…

Quick Guide To Marijuana Regulations in Canada

Quick Guide To Canadas Marijuana Sales And Regulations

On October 17th sparking up a joint will be legal. Smoking weed and sales of weed will be regulated just like, or in some cases, even more so than alcohol. Canadian pot smokers already use 4 times the world average and it’s not unusual to see someone smoking weed at an outdoor music festival or…

Record Suspensions for DUI & Driving Over .08

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In Canada, when someone refers to a ‘DUI’ they are typically talking about a criminal charge for either Operating Under the Influence, or Driving with more than 80 mgs of alcohol per 100 ml of blood (more commonly known as having a Blood Alcohol Content more than 0.08). A pardon, or record suspension, will seal…

Pot Activist Wants Pardons & Compensation For Convictions

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Pot activist Dana Larsen wants much more than automatic criminal pardons for anyone convicted of a marijuana related crime. He wants financial compensation for every day someone spends in jail for a marijuana related crime. 11,970 British Columbians were charged with pot-related offences in 2016 alone. Marijuana Pardon Wait Times Under Canadian law, anyone convicted…

Reality Check: Automatic Pardons & Marijuana Convictions

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Although there are certainly positives that could come from the new marijuana legislation, there are a few potential problems with the idea Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has put forth that there is a possibility of automatic pardons for minor marijuana convictions. The quote we see in the media is: “Once the law is changed, we will,…