Criminal Lawyers Begin to See Pot Disputes Roll in
Less than two weeks after cannabis became legal, lawyers say they are seeing clients dealing with pot-related disputes.
A Vancouver criminal lawyer is sounding the alarm over the new laws after a 24-hour driving prohibition and $230 fine was issued to a 38-year-old Victoria man for allegedly driving with pot in his car.
“The officer had determined there was residue on the dash of his vehicle,” said Sarah Leamon of Leamon Roudette Law Group.
Leamon’s client admitted to the officer he is a medical marijuana user but is adamant he wasn’t impaired at the time or had marijuana on him.
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