Patients who are are legally prescribed and properly using these medications are not impaired, yet they cannot drive, it’s absurd. THC of course can cause impairment, but it can also be used in small amounts effectively without impairment.

The current driving law is a major barrier preventing many doctors from incorporating medical cannabis into their practice and has nothing to do with impairment, randomly testing medical cannabis patients just confirms they are taking their medications.

Dr David Gunn

Medical Doctor
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