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Many Cannabis Users Aren't Convinced Marijuana Causes Impaired Driving

Many Cannabis Users Aren’t Convinced Marijuana Causes Impaired Driving

Many Cannabis Users Aren’t Convinced Marijuana Causes Impaired Driving

A new Health Canada survey shows that Canadian cannabis users are hazy on the risks of driving while under the influence of the drug.

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Health Canada Releases First Snapshot of Cannabis Use in Canada

OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 19, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — Between March and May 2017, Health Canada asked 9,215 Canadians about their knowledge, behaviours and attitudes towards cannabis use, including driving behaviours after consuming cannabis.

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Don’t Drive High: Public Awareness Campaign Launches Today

OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 5, 2017 /Weed Wire/ – Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, launched the Government of Canada’s drug-impaired driving public awareness campaign to communicate to Canadians the risks associated with driving under the influence of cannabis and other drugs.

Canada to Strictly Regulate Adult Use Cannabis

Canada Takes Action to Legalize and Strictly Regulate Cannabis

OTTAWA, Canada, April 13, 2017 /Weed Wire/ — The current approach to cannabis does not work. It has allowed criminals and organized crime to profit, while failing to keep cannabis out of the hands of Canadian youth. In many cases, it is easier for our kids to buy cannabis than cigarettes.

Olympic Athlete Challenging US Travel Ban for Past Marijuana Use

Olympic Athlete Challenging US Travel Ban for Past Marijuana Use

Olympic snowboarder Ross Rebagliati wants to visit the United States to promote Ross’ Gold, his Canadian cannabis brand; however, with Rebagliati having admitted past marijuana use, U.S. Border Agents have used a border policy to prevent him from entering the country.

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Pilot Project to Test Use of Roadside Screening Devices for Drug-Impaired Driving

OTTAWA, Ontario, Dec. 15, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced that Public Safety Canada, in collaboration with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators (CCMTA) will begin a pilot project to test how well officers are able to use certain roadside drug testing devices on motorists under different weather conditions.

Canada to Challenge US Travel Ban for Canadians Who Admit Cannabis Use

Canada to Challenge US Travel Ban for Canadians Who Admit Cannabis Use

On Sept. 9, 2016, Ralph Goodale, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced that Canada will challenge the United States to change a border policy that U.S. border agents have used to ban travel into the U.S. for Canadians who admit cannabis use.

Canada to Strictly Regulate Adult Use Cannabis

Government of Canada Moves Forward on Marijuana Legalization and Regulation

OTTAWA, Ontario, June 30, 2016 /Weed Wire/ — Today, Canada is taking an important step towards legalizing, strictly regulating and restricting access to marijuana, working to ensure marijuana is kept out of the hands of children, and the profits out of the hands of criminals.

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Canada, Cannabis and Trudeau: Working from Tea Leaves

Justin Trudeau is the new Prime Minister of Canada. He earned that office after an election campaign in which the legalization of marijuana was, explicitly, a contested issue.


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