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Roadside saliva testing and marijuana

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 @ 8:41 AM | By Ryan Handlarski

As the Trudeau-led Liberal government intends to pass legislation to legalize marijuana, there has been a great deal of commentary indicating that we can therefore accept that impaired driving from the consumption of marijuana will increase significantly.

This conclusion is actually based on two premises: 1) that marijuana consumption will go up significantly, and; 2) that driving having consumed marijuana will go up significantly.

As a result of these two premises, the Liberal government appears to have proposed to amend the Criminal Code to allow police to...