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Drug-impaired driving increases slightly, overall impact of cannabis ‘lower than expected’: City report

January 31, 2020   |   Categories: Canadian Road Safety News Digest, News

Last Updated on February 11, 2020

Edmonton Journal (EDMONTON, ONTARIO)

Edmonton police have seen a slight increase in drug-impaired driving since cannabis was legalized but its overall impact has been lower than expected, says a report going to the community and public services committee.

The report looking at the impact and costs of cannabis legalization and said Edmonton police arrested 134 drug-impaired drivers in 2019 up to Nov. 10, compared to 115 during the same 10-month time period in 2018.

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