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Medicinal cannabis patients would be banned from driving

People who are found to have THC in their system are currently given a written direction not to drive for five hours.

Users of medicinal cannabis will not be allowed to drive with marijuana in their system, even if it is made legal in South Australia, Police Minister Peter Malinauskas has confirmed.

Mr Malinauskas said that if South Australia’s Parliament passed laws legalising the use of marijuana for medical treatment then users “would need to ensure that the THC is no longer present in their system prior to driving”.

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