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Saskatoon police ticket woman for allegedly consuming cannabis in vehicle

Though the woman who received the ticket was a passenger, officers are reminding the public that any pot consumption in a vehicle is illegal. File / Global News

Less than a week after marijuana legalization, Saskatoon police have handed out a ticket for cannabis consumption on the road.

Police took to social media, saying officers ticketed a woman for consuming cannabis in a vehicle on the morning of Oct. 20.

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The woman was issued a $360 fine.

Though she was a passenger, officers are reminding the public that any pot consumption in a vehicle is illegal.

According to police, it’s the first ticket to be issued under the provincial legislation.

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