Tag: impaired driving

I Got High to See if I Could Legally Drive Under Canada’s New Impaired Driving Laws

This article originally appeared on VICE Canada. When the Canadian government announced its new legal limits for how much THC can be in a driver’s system, my first thought was, what the hell does any of this mean? I’ve been consuming cannabis for a long time, and I feel like I know when I am […]

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‘A Serious Erosion of Civil Liberties’: Backlash Grows Over Canada’s New Impaired Driving Laws

Can you be pulled over and ordered to blow into a breathalyzer, under threat of arrest, for the simple act of returning empty liquor bottles in the middle of the day? Sure can, at least if you’re living north of the border. It happened to a 70-year-old man in Mississauga, Ontario last weekend. As part […]

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With Legal Weed Just Days Away, Canuck Cops Wonder How to Get Blood From a Stone(d Driver)

The large country just north of Cleveland will make it legal to buy and consume marijuana on October 17th, no doubt turning the air in this author’s neighborhood even skunkier that it already is. With the lifting of prohibitive laws comes new driving-related legislation designed to crack down on stoned drivers and placate a somewhat […]

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