While THC containing cannabis medicines are often the best and more cost effective medicines for many patients with chronic complex disease, too many patients are avoiding THC containing cannabis medicines due to the risk of losing their licence. This outdated driving law is discriminatory to medicinal cannabis patients and is denying patients experiencing serious health problems access to the most appropriate cannabis medicines for them.
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
Precarious working lives and longest days
Drive Change’s David Heilpern got some great soundbites in last Saturday morning and ABC News ran them on the hour, every hour, all day. This is the benefit of having elected reps in Victoria, WA and NSW bringing on topical parliamentary debates on cannabis law reform. Journalists will ring us to discuss this News, interview […]Read more