Articles tagged with "dui"
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Survey: 26% of young people have driven high or ridden with a high driverJesse B. Staniforth - Published on January 8, 2020Read more
Moreover, 15% of respondents said they believed their driving ability was either the same or improved when they were high.
THC-Blood Levels Can’t Be Determined Postmortem, Research FindsBruce Barcott - Published on May 8, 2019Read more
New research questions the accuracy of THC levels of individuals involved in fatal car accidents.
Nova Scotia Woman Plans Constitutional Challenge of Roadside Cannabis TestThe Canadian Press - Published on April 8, 2019Read more
HALIFAX – A lawyer for a Nova Scotia motorist whose license was suspended after her saliva tested positive for cannabis says his firm will use the case to launch a constitutional challenge of Canada’s revamped impaired driving laws. Jack Lloyd says Michelle Gray’s case shows the law is too broad and too vague, mainly because […]
DUI 101: Why ‘Per Se’ Laws Work for Alcohol But Not CannabisIan Mitchell - Published on May 8, 2018Read more
There’s a problem with introduction of per se laws for cannabis—they aren’t based on good science.
California Pulls Drugged-Driving Ad Critics Said Promoted CannabisThe Associated Press - Published on January 8, 2018Read more
The ad will be replaced with a different one produced last year that warns that cannabis, unlike cigarettes, can result in charges for driving under the influence.
Love the Drug, Hate the Driver: Canada’s Pro-Cannabis/Anti-DUI Ad CampaignDave Schmader - Published on November 28, 2017Read more
“We wanted to be really careful that our message wasn’t anti-marijuana, but was very anti-driving-while-impaired,” says BBDO creative chief Denise Rossetto.
Study finds alcohol 10 times deadlier than cannabis on the roadBruce Barcott - Published on November 17, 2017Read more
Researchers found drunk drivers 17.8 times more likely to cause a fatal crash than sober drivers. Cannabis-influenced drivers were 1.65 times more likely.
ACLU Sues Georgia Police Over DUI Marijuana ArrestsThe Associated Press - Published on September 29, 2017Read more
The ACLU of Georgia filed the federal lawsuit earlier this week against the Cobb County Police Department.
Taking Drugged Driving Seriously: What Does the Science Say?David Bienenstock - Published on September 21, 2017Read more
Recent headlines raised fears about stoned driving. We looked at the data and found a different story.
Ontario Hypes Penalties for High Driving While Awaiting a Reliable TestDave Schmader - Published on September 19, 2017Read more
Ontario’s harshest penalties for driving while high are reserved for young drivers, novice drivers, and commercial drivers.