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Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction
Policy Brief

Oral Fluid Drug Screening [Policy Brief]


Oral fluid drug screening equipment was approved for legal use by law enforcement in 2018 to detect the presence of certain drugs, including cannabis, in drivers. Officially referred to as approved drug screening equipment, this brief provides information on the purpose of these screening tools, how they work and their limitations in the context of drug-impaired driving.

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