On July 3 2018, Canada’s federal government announced its plan to earmark nearly C$1-million (~R10-million) towards research on cannabis-impaired driving. The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health is set to undertake a three-year study to determine, once and for all, how high is too high for a person to drive. This announcement comes just three months shy of when both Bills C-45 and C-46 will be passed into law. Respectively, these bills will make recreational cannabis legal in Canada and will fundamentally alter the nation’s impaired-driving laws as they relate to the drug. Bill C-46 will create a handful of new laws with respect to cannabis-impaired driving. For starters, it will allow police officers to use roadside oral fluid-screening devices to detect the presence of drugs in a driver’s body for the first time in the country. How High Is Too High To Drive? Canada Puts The Cannabis Cart Before The Horse

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