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Penalties For Grow Ops in the Age of Legal Marijuana

Now that the Canadian government has legalized recreational marijuana, it doesn’t mean just anybody can start a grow op.  In this post, we’ll discuss the legal amounts of legal cannabis plants you are allowed to grow and the penalties for going over. We’ll also...

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Cannabis Act Revisions in Ontario

Cannabis Act, S.C. 2018, c.16 Cannabis Control Act, 2017 Bill 36 The legalization of recreational marijuana is fast approaching. As it nears, the Ontario government is adjusting legislation to control how, where and by whom marijuana will be sold. Last week the...

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How New Drug Laws Will Affect Charges

This summer, a plan was announced to legalize the sale of cannabis in Canada by August 1st, 2018. Among Canadians there is a lot of uncertainty on the potential legal implications. Among the biggest questions is how new laws and regulations will affect drug charges....

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Bail For Murder Charges in Toronto

Bail For Murder Charges in Toronto

In Toronto, bail is only granted in exceptional circumstances for those who have outstanding murder charges. In order to be considered for bail, you and your proposed sureties must meet certain conditions set out by the court. If you are unable to meet these conditions, you may be required to...

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Actual Cost of Sexual Assault Charges

Actual Cost of Sexual Assault Charges

Nobody wants to talk about the actual cost of sexual assault charges. Particularly when it comes to discussing the actual costs that serious sexual offences impose on the justice system. This is likely due, in part, to the fact that most people not involved in the criminal justice system don't...

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Drug Impaired Driving – The Best DRE Checklist

Drug Impaired Driving – The Best DRE Checklist

What Is a Drug Recognition Expert? A Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) is a police officer trained to scientifically identify if a person's ability to operate motor vehicle is drug impaired by or impaired by alcohol. They are scientifically trained to determine if a person is driving under the...

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