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Cannabis 2018-10-25T15:47:13+00:00

This page contains useful links to information about what the laws are, now that Cannabis is legal, and also tips about how to keep our communities, roads and children safe.

General Government Resources
Drug Impaired Driving
Talking to your teens about Cannabis
Local Information

General Government Resources

BC Government page on Cannabis Clarity –  https://cannabis.gov.bc.ca/
Easy to read resource, covers what is legal, health issues, growing at home, tenant, landlord and strata issues, travel and tips on keeping communities and kids safe.

Government of Canada Cannabis Act  http://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/cj-jp/cannabis/
Overview text summarizing the Federal Cannabis Act

Government of Canada “Cannabis in Canada – Get the Facts”https://www.canada.ca/en/services/health/campaigns/cannabis.html
Easy to read resource covering Cannabis and the border, Impairment on roads and at work, need to know info for Industry and Business

Drug Impaired Driving

Delta Police Infographic

What happens if you’re pulled over (PNG)


Delta Police Video – The Standard Field Sobriety Test

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ICBC –  Drug Impaired Drivinghttps://www.icbc.com/road-safety/crashes-happen/Pages/Drug-impaired-driving.aspx
Describes what happens to your driving abilities when you consume cannabis, and the variety of penalties drivers may face if they drive impaired.

Talking to your teens about Cannabis

Health Canada sponsored kit for parentshttps://www.drugfreekidscanada.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/34-17-1850-Cannabis-Talk-Kit-EN-10.pdf
24-page PDF for parents to help them talk to kids. (Teen children of our officers approved of it!)

Local information

City of Delta – Smoking Regulation Bylaw https://delta.civicweb.net/document/179539
Text of the smoking bylaw, which includes restrictions on smoking marijuana

City of Delta, Cultivation and Licensing Regulationshttps://delta.civicweb.net/document/174044