Drug-Driving Laws In Doubt

4 February 2016

Acquittal of man caught drug-driving nine days after smoking cannabis throws NSW drug laws into doubt [ABC]

New South Wales’s roadside drug testing laws have been thrown into doubt after a magistrate acquitted a man who tested positive for cannabis he had smoked nine days before he was pulled over. Lismore magistrate David Heilpern yesterday found Joseph Ross Carrall not guilty of driving with an illicit drug in his blood because he mistakenly believed that he would no longer test positive to the drug.

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