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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Answering Cannabis Law FAQ

With cannabis available via a prescription in Australia since 2016, both doctors and patients are increasingly more likely to consider it as part of a healthcare practice. Medicinal cannabis is already widely prescribed for conditions including PTSD, chronic pain, anxiety, and insomnia. Although the health industry generally agrees with its medicinal merits, the driving laws […]

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Dr Teresa Towpik: “Ignorance Isn’t Bliss, Knowledge Is.”

This article is written by Drive Change ambassador Dr. Teresa Towpik. Below, she shares her experience with the drug driving laws from the standpoint of a medicinal cannabis doctor and patient. January 2016–what a month it was for me.  I didn’t realise it then, but this would mark the beginning of a new chapter in […]

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