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tk1000 wrote:
Sep 12th, 2017 10:48 pm
Canadian police forces ask government to postpone legal marijuana date past July 2018
http://globalnews.ca/news/3736921/marij ... -postpone/
They've already had plenty of time to start thinking ahead, fully knowing pot will be legal. The fact that they haven't isn't reason to delay what should have long been legal already. It means it's time to get off your asses and start prepping and training.
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tk1000 wrote:
Sep 12th, 2017 10:48 pm
Canadian police forces ask government to postpone legal marijuana date past July 2018
http://globalnews.ca/news/3736921/marij ... -postpone/
The police say they also need more time and money to train officers to recognize and handle drug-impaired drivers.
Marijuana have been illegal for a long long time and they still dont know how to handle drug-impaired drivers?. Yeah ok.

Either they are really really incompetent or there is a sinister reason why they want to do this. Are people really buying this nonsense?.
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kevindurant1 wrote:
Sep 13th, 2017 12:34 am
Marijuana have been illegal for a long long time and they still dont know how to handle drug-impaired drivers?. Yeah ok.

Either they are really really incompetent or there is a sinister reason why they want to do this. Are people really buying this nonsense?.
Do you have any idea how many impaired drivers get off on charges thanks to good lawyers. Would you want a person who is high kill a family member and then get off because the charges are dropped due to a cop making an error?

The sinister reason is the Liberals are rushing this just so they don't look bad when it comes to the next election.
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kevindurant1 wrote:
Sep 13th, 2017 12:34 am
Marijuana have been illegal for a long long time and they still dont know how to handle drug-impaired drivers?. Yeah ok.

Either they are really really incompetent or there is a sinister reason why they want to do this. Are people really buying this nonsense?.
They're power hungry. Anything that takes away even a miniscule part of their right to enforce is considered a detriment to their organization
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webshark wrote:
Sep 13th, 2017 1:22 am
Do you have any idea how many impaired drivers get off on charges thanks to good lawyers. Would you want a person who is high kill a family member and then get off because the charges are dropped due to a cop making an error?

The sinister reason is the Liberals are rushing this just so they don't look bad when it comes to the next election.
I do see drug related vehicle incidents/arrests rising with legalization, but much like the issue of DUI's and such, even more reason to be harder on reckless criminals putting others safety at risk.

It's been known since the election the likelihood of pot legalization. No one should be surprised by this point. Any jurisdiction that is caught with their ****s in their hand at this point should be forced to dump their incompetent leadership and moving forward on this.

One thing that I've been back and forth on is whether or not Libs will actually do it, or just use the issue again for election fodder. It's unlikely I vote for Libs regardless, but I would less hate them being re-elected if they do as they promised and legalize.
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The police say they also need more time and money to train officers to recognize and handle drug-impaired drivers.
This sums up the article
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webshark wrote:
Sep 13th, 2017 1:22 am
Do you have any idea how many impaired drivers get off on charges thanks to good lawyers. Would you want a person who is high kill a family member and then get off because the charges are dropped due to a cop making an error?

The sinister reason is the Liberals are rushing this just so they don't look bad when it comes to the next election.
Are you serious or are you joking?. It doesnt matter if marijuana is legal today or not. Impaired driving is illegal. Are you telling me that all this time, cops havent figured out what an impaired driver looks like?.

It doesnt matter if they get off because they had good lawyers or not. That has nothing to do with enforcement. What you are suggesting is actually worse. It would not be just incompetence or human error. That means what they were doing before was useless. It was just a waste of time.

Pick one.
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Many times cops can not figure out legal and illegal search or justified/unjustified force. And even if the level is below the acceptable level they charge you with impaired driving. And dont forget constitutional right violated.
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Clearly you have no clue. If you think cops arrest ppl because "they look impaired" you are clueless. Go read the criminal code. Educate yourself on the law and your basic rights.

Maybe you shouldn't be bashing cops all the time if you have no idea what they are do.
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webshark wrote:
Sep 13th, 2017 1:22 am
Do you have any idea how many impaired drivers get off on charges thanks to good lawyers. Would you want a person who is high kill a family member and then get off because the charges are dropped due to a cop making an error?

The sinister reason is the Liberals are rushing this just so they don't look bad when it comes to the next election.
lol, always these alarmists trying to scare people. A stoner who is trashed out of his mind is likely to wipe out a family, but the drunk who can do those things already is not a problem? Don't be a hypocrite, people can die for all sorts of reasons. Maybe we should ban all these things, so your personal safety can be guaranteed?

If you don't like people having certain freedoms, you can always move. The nearest jungle is still available.

Theres only ONE real freedoms i'm 100% against giving to people. Spreading lies and propoganda/brainwashing about any subject or topic should always remain illegal and a charge of treason applied. Everything else i'm fine with depending on circumstances and the degree of it.
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kevindurant1 wrote:
Sep 13th, 2017 12:34 am
Marijuana have been illegal for a long long time and they still dont know how to handle drug-impaired drivers?. Yeah ok.

Either they are really really incompetent or there is a sinister reason why they want to do this. Are people really buying this nonsense?.
Yea OK...typical wise ass comment, but do you know how to enforce it? How to detect it? Are oyu "yeah OK, being on the road with marijuana impaired drivers? While you may be on the road with drunks, at least with alcohol, there is legal and verifiable detection method.
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webshark wrote:
Sep 14th, 2017 12:36 am
Clearly you have no clue. If you think cops arrest ppl because "they look impaired" you are clueless. Go read the criminal code. Educate yourself on the law and your basic rights.

Maybe you shouldn't be bashing cops all the time if you have no idea what they are do.

Pete_Coach wrote:
Sep 14th, 2017 1:11 pm
Yea OK...typical wise ass comment, but do you know how to enforce it? How to detect it? Are oyu "yeah OK, being on the road with marijuana impaired drivers? While you may be on the road with drunks, at least with alcohol, there is legal and verifiable detection method.
Its not my job to know how to enforce it. Its their job. That is the whole point. If they still do not know what an impaired driver looks like then what have they been doing all this time?. AGAIN, it doesnt matter if a substance is legal or illegal. They could be taking a prescribed medicine.

Its ILLEGAL to drive when you are impaired. Are you really telling me you believe that they need more time and money to figure this out?. You cant be serious.
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kevindurant1 wrote:
Sep 14th, 2017 8:16 pm
Its not my job to know how to enforce it. Its their job. That is the whole point. If they still do not know what an impaired driver looks like then what have they been doing all this time?. AGAIN, it doesnt matter if a substance is legal or illegal. They could be taking a prescribed medicine.

Its ILLEGAL to drive when you are impaired. Are you really telling me you believe that they need more time and money to figure this out?. You cant be serious.

You should go watch a trial and learn about the law. Watch a defense lawyer rip apart a cop for having no proof somebody is impaired.
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kevindurant1 wrote:
Sep 14th, 2017 8:16 pm
Its not my job to know how to enforce it. Its their job. That is the whole point. If they still do not know what an impaired driver looks like then what have they been doing all this time?. AGAIN, it doesnt matter if a substance is legal or illegal. They could be taking a prescribed medicine.

Its ILLEGAL to drive when you are impaired. Are you really telling me you believe that they need more time and money to figure this out?. You cant be serious.
That is correct and the only sensible thing you have said.
Point is and was, there is no viable detection methodology for drugs, regardless what type. It is up to the officers expericne, training and yes, discretion. Thing is that those are not definitive like a breathalyzer and the person can get off. Hence, the Police have a problem.
So, without making idiotic statements such as yours, yes, they need more time to come up with a definitive test to ensure enforcement is effective.
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