Impaired driving blitz leads to cannabis charges against two men in Newfoundland

Police in Newfoundland set up roadside checkpoints in at least eight locations across the province earlier this month for National Impaired Driving Enforcement Day.

While 1,200 vehicles were checked on Dec. 3, police were happy to report that the vast majority of drivers were unimpaired, RCMP NL said in a news release. 

During the blitz, snowmobiles and off-road vehicles were also checked and all drivers were found to be driving unimpaired.

There are currently two approved roadside drug screening devices used in Canada, SoToxa and the Dräger DrugTest 5000. Each screening system also uses a saliva sample to test for the presence of drugs.

The federal government notes that testing at or over 2 ng, but under 5 ng, of THC per millilitre (ml) of blood, is a summary conviction offence punishable by a maximum fine of $1,000. Those who test over 5 ng face a mandatory

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