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 This outdated driving law is discriminatory to medicinal cannabis patients and is denying patients experiencing serious health problems access to the most appropriate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.
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