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Winnipeg police issue ticket for consuming pot in car on Day 1 of legalization

Winnipeg Police Photo via Twitter

WINNIPEG – Winnipeg police say they have already issued a ticket on the first day of cannabis legalization.

Police posted a picture of a ticket for consuming cannabis in a motor vehicle on Twitter.

The ticket carries a $672 fine.

Police say the ticket was issued in the morning.

They are reminding people that while consuming cannabis is now legal _ just like alcohol _ consuming it in your car is not _ again, just like alcohol.