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November 25, 2019

On December 18, 2018, new Criminal Code of Canada (CCC) provisions related to impaired driving came into effect in Canada. The changes were designed to enhance police powers to investigate suspected impaired driving in light of the legalization of marijuana in October.

This bulletin is intended to provide provincial laboratory medicine leaders with general information and guidance on preparing for potential service expectations concerning the Criminal Code amendments.

Laboratory Bulletin