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What You Need to Know About Canada's Drug Impaired Driving Laws

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  While impaired driving has been illegal in Canada since the early twentieth century, with the legalization of recreational cannabis, it is important for Canadians to understand how the legal system deals with offences related to driving under the influence of drugs. Perhaps more importantly, it is important that they know their rights in rel...
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Legal Recourse for Drunk Driving Accident Victims

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More than 10,000 people die every year due to drug and alcohol related accidents. Hundreds of thousands more people are injured every year in DUI accidents. Oftentimes, those injuries are life-changing and cause more pain than the victim had ever experienced. In many cases, survivors of DWI accidents are permanently disabled with spinal cord injuri...
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The Facts on Marijuana and Its Societal Value

The Facts on Marijuana and Its Societal Value
The Role of Marijuana in Society While it has long been considered an illegal drug that should only be used in the rarest of circumstances for medicinal purposes, marijuana is slowly becoming a popular drug of choice for Canadians. Our team at Toronto Defence Lawyers has completed significant research into this topic, and we're now highlighting sev...
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The Most Common DUI Defences

Getting pulled over for a DUI is not something that anyone should take lightly, with a criminal conviction and other hefty potential consequences at hand. Given recent advancements in the law concerning drinking and driving charges and the severity of the penalties served for these offences, a competent impaired driving defence lawyer in Calgary ma...
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Arrested on a DUI charge – can your silence be used against you?

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You may think that your silence cannot be used against you in court; this is not entirely true. This is not to say that you should volunteer information if you are pulled over on suspicion of a DUI; doing so is not usually a good idea. But, if you remain silent, this can be considered a sign of guilt; as was the case in People vs Tom . We are going...
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