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Questions abound on drug-impaired driving bill as clock ticks down to cannabis legalization

By Charelle Evelyn      

Conservative Sen. Boisvenu says the bill should be changed to have zero tolerance for those who smoke and drive, as the committee hears of the potential for court challenges.

Conservative Sen. Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu says there should be zero tolerance for those who smoke weed and get behind the wheel in the new drug-impaired driving law. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

With the Liberals’ summer deadline for legalization of marijuana seemingly set in stone, a bill setting out rules around drug-impaired driving is still raising questions in the Senate committee tasked with studying the legislation. And committee members aren’t making any promises they’ll stand by the government’s proposed timeline.

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