di mitchelmore general manager althea

Every day, we receive feedback from our doctors and patients alike on the urgent need to review and change the current legislation for driving while prescribed Medicinal Cannabis. Many patients choose to stop driving, which hinders their independence, as they prefer to keep taking their medication. We need Drive Change to ensure that patients who are not impaired and safe to drive while taking prescribed Medicinal Cannabis are not discriminated against.

Di Mitchelmore

General Manager: Althea
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Scientific Research: Cannabis Vs Other Drugs & Driving

Recently I co-authored an article called Cannabis & Driving, which was published in the Australian Journal of General Practice. The report reviewed the scientific evidence regarding cannabis and driving impairment. It also discusses the legal issues affecting patients and physicians. The findings lead us to conclude that medicinal cannabis should be treated the same way […]

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Drive Change Submission to NTC: Assessing Fitness to Drive

On the 11th of June 2021, the Drive Change Team responded to the National Transport Commission’s Assessment of Fitness To Drive Interim Report public consultation. We were lucky to have a majority of our Ambassadors, Supporters and Friends sign on to the submission, which we believe shows great support for ending discrimination toward medicinal cannabis […]

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