Can I drive while taking medical cannabis in South Australia?

If your medicinal cannabis treatment contains THC, the answer is no. It is illegal to drive in South Australia with any detectable level of THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) in your system, regardless of whether you have a prescription for medicinal cannabis. THC is the intoxicating compound in cannabis that can cause impairment.This means that even if you no longer feel impaired by the medicinal cannabis, you could still face charges of drug driving if caught with any THC in your system.If your medication contains CBD only, you can drive legally. Remember to always pay attention to the effects you experience while taking your medication, even if it does not contain THC, and ensure you aren’t driving while impaired. Learn more about driving regulations here.

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