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Altmed #5 – Cannabis Driving Laws


In this week’s podcast, Mitch and Andrew discuss the implications of a recent drug driving legislation, and how this new policy will play out in Victoria.

On the 14th of October 2020, the Victorian parliament passed the legislation to allow medicinal cannabis users to drive with the medication in their system. Victoria is the first state in Australia to implement these changes. Mitch and Andrew see this as a hopeful sign that similar legislation could be rolled out across the country in future.

AltMed: https://altmed.com.au/podcast/altmed-5-cannabis-driving-laws/

Time Stamps:
0:00 Intro
1:20 Victorian legislative policy about Drug Driving
5:14 Testing for Drug Driving
8:31 Black Market products
9:41 Factors to consider when measuring impairment
13:24 Difference between Drink driving and Drug driving
15:57 Measuring THC levels
20:31 How do CBD products impair drivers?
23:01 Wrap up


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