Medicinal cannabis access in Queensland

Is It Safe For Workers To Take Medicinal Cannabis?

Registered medical practitioners in Queensland can now prescribe medicinal cannabis to their patients if they think it’s clinically appropriate. Previously, only specialist doctors had the authority to issue such prescriptions. But a recent amendment to existing legislation effectively changed this requirement. With more doctors allowed to issue medicinal cannabis prescription, it raises new concerns for…

Drug driving laws

Are Drug Driving Laws in Australia Unfair?

With the rise in illicit drug use, federal and state governments adopted drug driving laws to help keep impaired drivers off the road. The reasoning was that some drugs may inhibit people’s ability to make sound decisions while driving. But not everyone thinks that the legislation is actually doing its job. New South Wales magistrate…

11 Dangerous Myths About Marijuana At Work

With marijuana being legalised left and right, it is not surprising for the public to start believing that it is indeed not only not dangerous, but perhaps even beneficial to one’s health. That, however, is the farthest thing from the truth. While Marijuana may not be as harmful as, say, harder drugs like ice, marijuana still…

How Drug Addiction Affects the Brain

Have you ever wondered why drug addicts continue taking their preferred substance despite all the damage it has done and will continue to do? Let’s take a look how exactly drug addiction affects the brain. The decision to take the drugs for the very first time may be a choice. Continuous drug use, however, isn’t,…