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Politics, Society

Drunk driving law: Charter of Rights challenge (interview)

Case may eventually make it to the Supreme Court of Canada (public commenting is open on all RCI stories at bottom- comments will be shown after examination) The case begins with an elderly woman who went to a liquor store »

Economy, Health, Internet, Science & Technology, Society

Driving while high: negative cannabis effects linger for hours.

Recreational use of cannabis is set to become legal in Canada as of tomorrow, Wednesday Oct. 17. Even as government “pot shops” are preparing what they believe may be a rush on consumption, many concerns remain among a variety of »

Society

Marijuana impairment a concern for drivers

Drivers in Ontario believe there will be an increase in marijuana-impaired driving and there may be more collisions once the drug is legalized in Canada in July 2018. That is one finding from a survey conducted for the Canadian Automobile »

Society

CAA wants warning against marijuana and driving

Before Canada legalizes the use of recreational marijuana next spring, the Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) wants the government to warn people about the dangers of driving after using pot. This will likely rekindle the debate over whether using marijuana really »

Politics, Society

Will legalizing pot increase impaired driving?

Canadian police should be ready to crack down on impaired driving once marijuana is legalized, warned a U.S. police officer in April. But a Canadian expert says Canada already has a law prohibiting impaired driving and provincial police have measures »