Surgeons fight cannabis laws in ACT

Dr John Crozier warns that allowing recreational use will lead to an increase in deaths on the road

The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) is fighting plans to legalise the recreational use of cannabis in the ACT, saying the move would increase road crashes.

RACS trauma chair Dr John Crozier
RACS trauma chair Dr John Crozier.

The college’s trauma chair, Dr John Crozier, has warned that ACT legislation of cannabis for personal use, which comes into effect at the end of January 2020, will lead to more deaths and injuries on the road.

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