22 May 2024

World-first medical drug driving trial set to get underway

From Nights, 10:45 pm on 22 May 2024

Swinburne University of Technology in Australia is spearheading a world-first trial to evaluate whether patients can drive safely while on prescribed medical cannabis.

With medical cannabis usage in Victoria surging by 700% over the past two years, the global evidence regarding THC's influence on driving remains limited.

Dr Amie Hayley is a researcher working on the study and she speaks to Emile Donovan.

cannabis leaves and oil

cannabis leaves and oil Photo: Kimzy Nanney