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Cannabis, Youth, and Driving in Ontario: Law & Consequences

Now that cannabis is legal in Canada, young drivers need to know the law and consequences of driving with THC in their system. You can also watch my interview with WhatSheSaid at the bottom of this post for more info.

Bill C-46, the Cannabis Legalization Bill, took effect on October 17, 2018.  This Bill legalized recreational use and possession of Cannabis in certain quantities. In addition, Ontario passed the Cannabis Act, 2017to further restrict its use. Its objective was to put rules in place to keep cannabis out of the hands of children and youth, keep our roads safe, and combat the illegal market. It has been reviewed by many as the “strictest” provincial legislation with respect to cannabis. If you or your child uses cannabis and drives, then here are some basic facts that you should know…

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