Preliminary data from police and the Department for Transport shows 19 people were arrested for drug-driving offences after new drug limits – and roadside testing kits – came into force on March 2.
The majority of those arrested were under 30 and male. Seventeen cases involved cannabis and the remaining two cocaine.
Most prolific were Sussex police who arrested eight drivers, all for cannabis use.
The clear message is do not take drugs and drive.
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Anyone concerned about their use of any drugs can contact our local services for help and advice.