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Amend the Road Transport Act 2013 to allow for medical cannabis exemptions

Petition To the President and Members of the Legislative Council, the petitioners of New South Wales state that the Road Transport Act 2013 is severely impacting tens of thousands of NSW medical cannabis patients who take legally prescribed medications, are unimpaired and can drive safely. The petitioners request that the House amend the Road Transport Act 2013 to make it no longer an offence for an unimpaired driver to have detectable THC in their blood or oral fluid, provided they have taken their medication as prescribed.
Petition Response Government response from the Honourable John Graham MLC, Special Minister of State, Minister for Roads, Minister for the Arts, Minister for Music and the Night-time Economy, and Minister for Jobs and Tourism, to an ePetition presented by Mr Buckingham on 7 February 2024 entitled "Amend the Road Transport Act 2013 to allow for medical cannabis exemptions"
Tracking of Petitions with 500 or more Signatures
Petition Category10,000+
Number Of Citizens11,127
Presented ByBuckingham, Jeremy
Presented DateTuesday, 6 February 2024
Minister Responsible Minister for Roads
Petition StatusResponse Received
Response DueTuesday, 12 March 2024
Response Received Thursday, 7 March 2024
Registration Number/Qualifier1366