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Mary J 101: What really happens to you when you consume cannabis?

July 11, 2018 by elizabeth

Legal cannabis in Canada now has a birth date. As governments, law enforcement, and fleets gear up for Oct. 17, we’re looking at what happens when you consume a cannabis product.

Pop culture would have you believe you’ll get a little lazy, a little giggly, and you’ll be reaching for your favorite snack. But what happens really? And, more importantly, how does it affect your ability to drive?


Ulch wants alcohol interlocks in all trucks

May 31, 2018 by John Smith

ST. MARYS, Ont. – Ian Parsons says he has never driven while drunk. There’s no DUI on his record, and he’s a firm believer in Ontario’s zero-tolerance policy around commercial vehicles and alcohol. If someone has been drinking, he doesn’t want them anywhere near a highway…


DUI will mean stricter penalties in Ontario

September 20, 2017 by elizabeth

TORONTO, ON – Stricter penalties for young, novice, and commercial divers caught operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs and alcohol are coming to Ontario.
Ontario Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca announced the new measures Sept. 18 ahead of the legalization of marijuana nation-wide next July.
The government says it will have zero tolerance for those caught driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol for those drivers under the age of 21, those without a full “G” or “M” class license under Ontario’s graduated licensing system, and commercial drivers.


$200K Worth of Booze Swiped

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

NEW GLASGOW, NS. – Someone stole a tractor-trailer loaded with 26 pallets of beer, wine and spirits from an unsecured lot overnight on Nov. 25.