Police aren’t making much use of new limits on THC content in blood that came into law last year. There have been no charges under the law in BC, and eight in Alberta. The only place the new rules seem to be applied is in smaller municipalities in Ontario and Quebec—though drug-impaired driving arrests are on the increase in Quebec.
Global News, La Presse—In French
- One police officer described blood tests as “literally the last resort.” They must be completed within two hours of the incident in question, which may not be possible in busy hospitals in larger municipalities.
- Newfoundland fishery towns hit by the decline of fish stocks hope cannabis can lift their economies.
- At least 12 colleges and universities across Canada have added cannabis-related education and training to their course offerings.
- WeedWeek founder Alex Halperin wrote about cannabis and driving for the Guardian.