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Federal

Impairment can last for more than 24 hours after cannabis use, well after other effects may have faded.

Last Updated: Mar. 24, 2021
Date Published: Jul. 30, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  cannabis, cannabis Act, accessing cannabis, medical purposes, authorizing the use of cannabis, cannabis use, cannabis health effects and risks, cannabis impairment, safety risk
Federal

Driving high is a criminal offence, how long cannabis effects last and info about being impaired by cannabis in the workplace.

Last Updated: Jun. 27, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 17, 2019
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  Cannabis impairment, driving high, a criminal offence, how-long cannabis-effects last, being-impaired by-cannabis, impaired in-the-workplace
Provincial

This data set applies to the Total Number of Criminal Code of Canada Convictions for Impaired Driving, Failing the Breathalyzer & Refusal of the Breathalyzer.

Last Updated: Jan. 25, 2023
Date Published: May 28, 2018
Organization: Government of Prince Edward Island
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Keywords:  criminal code of canada, impaired driving, ccc convictions, breathalyzer, refusal
Federal

Get the current facts about using cannabis for non-medical purposes while parenting young children.

Last Updated: Jun. 28, 2022
Date Published: Oct. 16, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  using cannabis, using-cannabis while parenting
Federal

In 2018, Parliament enacted former Bill C-46, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (offences relating to conveyances) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, S.C. 2018, c. 21 (hereinafter referred to as “the Act”) to create new and stronger laws to combat impaired driving. The Act introduced a robust drug-impaired driving regime to coincide with the legalization of cannabis, as well as reformed the Criminal Code alcohol-impaired driving regime to create a new, modern, simplified and more coherent system to better deter, detect, and prosecute impaired drivers. The Act was introduced with an ultimate objective of reducing deaths and injuries caused by impaired drivers on Canadian roads. The Act came into force in two stages: the drug-impaired driving amendments came into force on Royal Assent on June 21, 2018 and the more comprehensive reform which was a complete repeal and replacement of the transportation regime came into force on December 18, 2018.

Last Updated: Mar. 31, 2022
Date Published: Mar. 16, 2022
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Bill C-46, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (offences relating to conveyances) and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, S.C. 2018 c. 21, Drug-impaired driving, Cannabis
Federal

Services and information: Growing cannabis at home, consuming cannabis, safety, storage, possession limits.

Last Updated: Mar. 24, 2021
Date Published: Aug. 12, 2020
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  cannabis, cannabis Act, accessing cannabis, medical purposes, authorizing the use of cannabis, medical purposes regulations, medical document, personal use of cannabis
Federal

Driving related questions and answers with described video.

Last Updated: Jun. 27, 2022
Date Published: Apr. 4, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  driving, cannabis questions-and-answers, Q&A with described-video
Federal

Mandatory Alcohol Screening (MAS) became law in Canada on December 18, 2018. This amendment to the Criminal Code allowed police to demand a breath test of any driver even in the absence of suspicion or cause. MAS introduced a fundamental change in the approach used by police officers to enforce alcohol-impaired driving laws in Canada. Prior to the introduction of MAS, a police officer could demand that a driver provide a breath sample only if they had reasonable grounds to suspect that the driver had alcohol in their body.

Last Updated: Mar. 4, 2022
Date Published: May 5, 2021
Organization: Department of Justice Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Mandatory Alcohol Screening, Driver Fatalities, Report, Assessment, Criminal code
Federal

Canadians want the facts. Their question to experts: What are the risks of driving high? Find out the response.

Last Updated: Jun. 27, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 19, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  risks of driving-high?, cannabis questions-and-answered, Q&A with described-video
Federal

The following directive is intended to establish realistic minimum security standards for the storage of controlled substances as defined in the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA), and drugs containing cannabis as defined in the Cannabis Regulations, which are flexible enough to take into consideration advances in technology, changes in the legal and illegal drug marketplace, building codes, construction materials and construction expertise.

Last Updated: Jun. 28, 2022
Date Published: Jul. 11, 2018
Organization: Health Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  physical security requirements, Directive on physical-security-requirements, controlled substances, drugs, cannabis, drugs containing cannabis
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