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.
So … this happened early this morning: A Consume Cannabis in a Motor Vehicle ticket was issued. Just like alcohol, consuming cannabis is legal – and like alcohol, consuming it in your vehicle is **not**. #KnowYourRole pic.twitter.com/RR9AUBv4RN
— Winnipeg Police (@wpgpolice) October 17, 2018
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.