Legalized marijuana 'doesn't make it safe,' says Halifax deputy police chief

While many are eager to learn if Trudeau's government will make good on its promise to legalize marijuana, Halifax's deputy chief of police says everything from enforcing impaired driving to smoking regulations is about to get a whole lot more complicated.

"Just because it's legal, doesn't make it safe," said Bill Moore.

"I don't think the discussion has meant decriminalization is a free for all. I don't think that's where we're going. Hopefully not."

During the election, Justin Trudeau promised legalization would keep pot out of the hands of children and profits out of the hands of criminals. 

Moore shares those concerns and also worries more people will be smoking a joint while driving. 

"Do people understand what their level of impairment is, 'how much can I smoke before I become impaired?'" said Moore.

"When it was illegal, we wouldn't have this discussion because people wouldn't want to have it." 

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