Pharmacofascism and the rise of the State

During the last few years there has been a dramatic reversal in the legal status of Cannabis around the world. For decades classified as an addictive substance with no medical uses Cannabis is now being applied effectively to relieve symptoms of serious diseases including epilepsy, neuropathic pain and cancer.

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Victoria on the Boom

The Victorian Branch of Help End Marijuana Prohibition (HEMP) Party is making a late run in an attempt to get the issue of Cannabis law reform on the ballot paper for this year’s state election.

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HEMP Party supports Greens drug summit

The HEMP Party of Australia fully supports the important and timely initiative announced today by the Greens calling for a Federal Drug Summit. “It’s a really smart way to address this particularly big elephant in the room,” says HEMP President Michael Balderstone. “The ‘war on drugs’ really has to be on the Election agenda and discussion about a ‘drug summit’ might be a way to achieve this without sparking the usual law and order auction.

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Closing Week for Submissions

This week is your last chance to send submissions into the NSW Legislative Council Inquiry into the medical use of cannabis. PLEASE WRITE TO NSW SENATE INQUIRY SAYS HEMP EMBASSY. Nimbin HEMP Embassy is urging medicinal cannabis users and their friends to write to the NSW Parliamentary Inquiry into medical cannabis.

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Cannabis dominates 70% of police drug work

The war on drugs is lost, our leaders just wont admit it. They need to address the issue and get over their fear of losing votes if the subject is put on the table. As former High Court Judge Michael Kirby said this week, illegal drug use should be above political point scoring and all sides of politics needs to be game to discuss this burning issue.

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Will Obama meet the HEMP Party?

The Nimbin HEMP Embassy has written to President Obama and asked him to talk to you about Medical Cannabis and the difference it has made in America where States have opened legal medical cannabis dispensaries. What a positive difference it has made in arrest rates, police and court costs, employment and in tax revenue. Its a win win win win situation!

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A Young Supporter

Hey there, I just want to express my support for your Party and I would like to say that, as a 16 year old I’m still not able to vote but I will be joining and voting for you guys when I am able too.

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Mullaway Cannabis Treaty

On the 23 of August we will be going to NSW Parliament House to hand over our terms for a treaty on cannabis. A treaty will be drawn up and presented to the Secretary of Health as it is the Health Department that control the Growing and Possession of cannabis in NSW for medical purposes. We will be asking that person to discuss a treaty. With the help and support of the Hemp Embassy we will be asking everyone to come down and support this.

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