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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.

Dr John Teh

Founder, PlantMed
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