Current Road Side Drug testing, tests for traces of medical cannabis and not impairment. As Medical Cannabis is fat soluble it can stay in your body for upwards of 2 weeks. Impairment duration of medical cannabis is between 2- 8 hours after a dose. Impairment based testing need to be implemented to allow patients to access treatment and to allow a budding industry to move forward within Australia.
It’s time to be kind and drive change for medicinal cannabis
Imagine having to choose between taking your legally prescribed medication and going to work,doing the school run or getting the shopping that week. Yes, week. This is the stark reality for many Australian medicinal cannabis patients because of the discriminatory drug-driving laws that still exist in most states. Current laws penalise the mere presence of […]Read more
Working and driving rights are human rights
If your prescribed medicine prevents you from driving and working, what does that mean for your human rights? The UK’s Cannabis Industry Council released a report this week into workplace issues for medicinal cannabis patients who are regarded as disabled under UK work, health and safety laws. Despite its specificity, it is a worthwhile read […]Read more