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Participate In Medicinal Cannabis research

 

 

 

 

The Road Safety Research Collaboration’s research program aims to investigate the effects of medically prescribed cannabis on cognitive function and driving performance/safety. By participating in our research, you will contribute to the current scientific understanding of how medicinal cannabis can affect key skills required for safely operating a vehicle.

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Eligibility

We are currently seeking participants who:
  • Are over 18 years of age
  • Hold a current Queensland driver’s licence
  • Are fit to drive a motor vehicle and drive at least once per week
  • Reside within 50 kilometres of the USC Sunshine Coast campus
  • Have a current prescription for a medicinal cannabis-based product containing THC (oil or flower)

What the research study involves

All data will be treated as confidential.

If you meet eligibility requirements for this study, and are willing to participate, you will be asked to attend two assessment sessions at the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Sunshine Coast campus. During these assessments, you will be asked to complete cognitive tests (eg, measuring attention and reaction time), video-based driving tasks, self-report questionnaires and saliva testing. For more information, please contact the research team on Tel: +61 7 5459 4818 or via email medcan@usc.edu.au.

Alternatively, please express your interest below using the secure online form. Please note that you will only be able to take part in one of the following studies.

This study has full ethics approval from the University of the Sunshine Coast Human Research Ethics Committee and complies with NHMRC Human Research guidelines. Ethics approval number A211677.