Australia-Mondaq Article: Australia: Magistrate dismisses drug driving charge for medicinal cannabis user

Australia-Mondaq Article: Australia: Magistrate dismisses drug driving charge for medicinal cannabis user

  MONDAQ : https://www.mondaq.com/Article/887728 CONTRIBUTOR Australia: Magistrate dismisses drug driving charge for medicinal cannabis user 28 January 2020 by Jarryd Bartle Sydney Criminal Lawyers 0 Liked this Article A driver who was prescribed medicinal cannabis oil for his multiple sclerosis has had his drug-driving charge dismissed by an Adelaide Magistrate. Brenton Peters is one of over 3000 Australians legally prescribed cannabis oil, but was facing significant penalties for driving with a detectable amount of THC in system. In a significant decision, Magistrate Susan O’Connor dismissed Peter’s case citing the fact that there was no indication he was impaired or a danger to…

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