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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…

New Road Side Saliva Testing for Cannabis & Other Drugs

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With legalization rapidly approaching Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould has approved a new roadside test to check for drugs. The Draeger DrugTest 5000 will be the first saliva screening equipment to be used by Canadian law enforcement to test for illicit drug use while driving. Police forces are still able to choose the testing equipment they…

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…

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,…