Medicinal Cannabis Users Want Drug-Driving Laws Updated — And They Might Just Win – Australia

By Aleksandra Bliszczyk, Vice on March 9, 2023

Medicinal cannabis users and advocates have refreshed calls to overhaul drug-driving laws in Victoria that effectively ban people who are legally prescribed the drug from getting behind a wheel.

Victoria became the first Australian state to legalise medicinal cannabis back in 2016. But it remains an offence for a person to drive with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), cannabis’ psychoactive ingredient, in their system.

Users who rely on medicinal cannabis day-to-day, for pain relief or to treat symptoms of debilitating conditions, say it should be treated like other prescription medications in the context of driving.

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