Patients using medical cannabis products containing THC are banned from driving in each Australian state, except for Tasmania. An effective framework that allows patients who use medical cannabis to drive for freedom of movement and quality of life, while prioritising road safety, is essential.
Over 20 experts from 11 different counties formed a Cannabis and Driving Working Group in 2021 to address implications for traffic safety. The working group published a series of fact sheets that review the scientific evidence on cannabis and driving, most notably quoting studies that show a nil impact or a reduction in fatal crashes in jurisdictions introducing medical-only access pathways.
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