Losing your driver licence for three months is a massive punishment, especially for country people. Incomparable to the cautions police give you for possession of up to fifteen grams of pot.
Recently elected to Western Australia’s Legislative Council, Sophia & Brian from Legalise Cannabis WA Party deliver their first speeches in Parliament.
The HEMP Party and the Nimbin HEMP Embassy are revelling in additional Cannabis law reforms, this time in relation to hemp seed now legally grown in Australia and available for human consumption in Australia.
We are seeking genuine government assistance, with the help of appropriate policy makers and advisory input to develop a detailed policy option for presentation to the International Narcotic Control Board (INCB) on behalf of the Australian people.
There’s been a lot of talk lately about the use of medical Cannabis in Australia, and “progress” in relation to its availability.
The Narcotics Act has been amended, and various cannabinoids have been re-scheduled. State governments appear to be on board, with the medical profession wanting products to be developed and clinically trialed before they can be prescribed.
“It’s hard to not think the massive police raids in Nimbin today aren’t at least a bit political. I remember raids here before in the week before an election. Big Pharma has been under attack from quite a few candidates in this election and not just the HEMP Party which is based here in Nimbin. […]
Police concerns continue to impose the ban on the consumption of hemp seed foods.
Food Standards of Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) have repeatedly approved an application to allow consumption of Australian grown hemp seed.
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.
Help End Marijuana Prohibition HEMP Party representatives have met with Palmer United Senator Dio Wang seeking support for industrial and medical cannabis use.
We are very pleased to hear about MP Warren Entsch’s plans to make a move on medical Cannabis. It has become increasingly embarrassing for us at the HEMP Embassy in Nimbin telling people it’s all illegal and unless they can afford a trip to America they have to visit the blackmarket to get their medicine