Sex Party President and Victorian Upper House member, Fiona Patten, has written to Senator Mathias Cormann, the Minister responsible for the Electoral Commission, inviting him to initiate proceedings over her party’s decision in the Northern Territory to recommend its supporters “Just Vote 1” above the line.
Cannabinoid receptors are present in mammalian systems and several classes of G-Protein coupled receptors have been identified.
The seed of Cannabis sativa L. has been an important source of food for thousands of years in Old World cultures.
Hemp (Cannabis sativa L.) fibre can be used for biocomposites, textile, and many other applications.
It’s actually a war on any drugs not owned by Big Pharma and of course that includes natures best pain relieving plants….. the Opium Poppy, the Cannabis and Coca plants.
Just who are these Cannabis users? They are your Mother or Father, Sister or Brother, or your son or daughter. People in all walks of life and in all age groups. So no. I reject utterly the idea that we are promoting an illegal activity. Instead we are promoting a rational and compassionate approach to Cannabis use in our society, and regarding Cannabis users in our society.
Since Today Tonight’s Queensland recent showing of Tony Bowers cannabis tincture stopping almost immediately the epileptic fits of a 7 year old girl who had been having fits since she was 6 weeks old, Tony and the Nimbin HEMP Embassy have been inundated with people trying to access the medicine.
Cannabis prohibition is a failure for a number of basic reasons. Firstly there’s the obvious fact that under prohibition the quality, availability and demand for cannabis has increased around the world. Secondly there is the problem that the ‘deterrent’ causes far more damage to individuals and society than cannabis ever has or ever will. And finally, there are questions which need to be asked about the role of government and the rights of the individual.
On the verge of the 2012 MardiGrass Cannabis Law Reform Protest in Nimbin the HEMP Party (Help End Marijuana Prohibition) in Australia has announced it has 2012 members. AA significant milestone said Graeme Askey, Secretary of the Party. We have now come of age as a movement. We are now a mainstream Political Party.
At our AGM, which will be held at Party Headquarters 51 Cullen Street Nimbin on Friday 26 August 2011 at 6pm, we are aiming to preselect our NSW Senate candidates for the 2013(?) Federal elections. Any members from other states who might be willing to stand up and run in their their State are invited to attend or to notify us for consideration.