Cannabis Legalization Part 2: Driving Impaired

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October 22, 2018
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Marijuana use was legalized in Canada this week, and while this has been over a year in the making, the many issues raised by the legalization of marijuana continue to be debated and discussed. One important aspect is how the legalization of marijuana will affect drivers. This post will look at the state of the law as it relates to drug impairment and driving, and what the repercussions are for being caught driving under the influence.

Cannabis Legalization Part 1: How driving high affects your auto insurance

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October 10, 2018
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The recreational use of marijuana will be legal in Canada on October 17, 2018. In addition to posting a risk to yourself and others, did you know driving high can result in a criminal conviction that will significantly impact your insurance coverage?

Cannabis law update to significantly affect workplaces

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October 2, 2018
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What is the proposed change to pot consumption in the workplace? Read about the recent Cannabis Statute Law Amendment Act, and how it changes where and how marijuana can be consumed.

Marijuana In First Nations Communities – What Law Will Apply?

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June 7, 2018
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The Federal Government in on track to legalize marijuana later this year, with Bill C-45 making its way through the Senate. However, there are many questions still unanswered as to the implementation of this piece of legislation, not least of which is how the sale of marijuana will operate in First Nations communities. Will provincial law apply, or can Indigenous people take full responsibility for its management?