Posted on August

17/08/16

How likely are you to get caught for drug driving?

The New South Wales Government announced late last year it would be cracking down on drug driving with a plan to triple the amount of mobile drug tests (MDTs) conducted by 2017. This has become a hot topic of conversation as police units across the country continue to announce increased presence on the roads with more regular and targeted drug testing strategies.

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drug driving, NSW, penalties, cannabis and driving, MDT, RBT
Posted on March

07/03/16

Stoned driving: a debate about safety and accuracy

Is it possible to regulate and set standards for ‘safe stoned driving’? 

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weed watch, drug driving, stoned driving
Posted on February

26/02/16

February media wrap up

In February 2016, the Australian media covered stories on the progression of medical cannabis legislation in the federal parliament, as well as several stories on different cannabis research studies.

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weed watch, cannabis media, medical cannabis legislation, cannabis research, cannabis and driving, facebook
Posted on February

01/02/16

Media wrap up - January 2016

Cannabis was a popular media story in January, with coverage on drug driving, how cannabis affects women and drug trials.

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weed watch, media, drug trials, drug driving
Posted on January

08/01/15

Mixing weed with summer holidays: road trip or dead end

The summer holidays are here and it is time to relax, take it easy and freshen up before you launch into the new year. With many of us looking at taking a road trip around Australia or sporting holidays, it's important to remember the short-term effects of cannabis on your physical and mental abilities and how this can affect your safety.

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weed watch, physical effects, safety, driving