New research supports the push for reformed drug-driving laws following the legalisation of medicinal cannabis in 2016.

Under New South Wales law, both the presence of THC and driving under the influence are offences and result in a loss of license.

For individuals who rely on medicinal cannabis for chronic pain and other conditions, it means risking their ability to drive.

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Produced By: Ash Taylor

Featured In Story: Bernard Carlon – Chief of Transport NSW’s Centre for Maritime Safety, Cate Faehrmann – Greens NSW, and Dr Thomas Arkell – School of Health Sciences at Swinburne University

First aired on The Wire, Monday 8 April 2024