Cannabis and Driving
This presentation will navigate through the most recent evidence surrounding the effects of cannabis on driving, including insights from lab studies and epidemiological evidence from the US and Canada. Dr Arkell will discuss various factors that can impact how cannabis affects driving, detection times for THC in oral fluid, and issues related to roadside drug testing, providing a comprehensive overview of the complexities involved in cannabis use and driving.
Dr Thomas Arkell, a research fellow at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia, brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in understanding how cannabis impacts driving and cognition, and its potential as a therapeutic aid. Dr Arkell, who conducted the first study evaluating the effects of THC with and without CBD on real-world driving performance, currently chairs the International Council on Alcohol Drugs and Traffic Safety’s Cannabis and Driving Working Group. His research aims to delve into the factors that modulate cannabis effects and to explore its potential therapeutic applications.
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