By ANTHONY PIOVESAN
📷: Andrew Henshaw/NCA NewsWire
The Victorian government will back a push for medicinal cannabis patients to be able to drive in an Australian-first move.
Victorian Reason Party MP Fiona Patten – behind the push supported in parliament on Wednesday – said it was “simply unfair” Australia was “the only jurisdiction” that prevented medicinal cannabis patients from driving 24/7.
“I am pleased that the government has seen sense and will move to change the laws around medicinal cannabis and driving – it’s about time,” she said…
“The average medicinal cannabis patient is a 55 year old woman. These patients gain great relief from their medication but should be able to drive their kids to school in the morning,” Ms Patten said.
Read the full article on The Australian’s website.