Patients who qualify for medicinal cannabis in Australia and need to drive are advised not to. The current driving laws say it’s illegal to drive even if a patient is not impaired. Drive Change and the result of fair and equal laws is an important way forward for these patients.
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