To achieve the greater policy outcome MP’s will have to be constructive and hard-working whilst also keeping an eye on the prize which may take many years to achieve.
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.
Hopefully the result will sharpen the focus on the seriousness of cannabis law reform as an issue. The legal medicine you can get via your doctor is only for the ‘well to do’ and there is no valid reason at all why we cannot be growing our own at home instead of paying prohibitive prices.
The current government’s medical Cannabis program is ruled by the same people who hate the idea of anybody growing their own free medicine in the garden. A plant that has never killed anyone in ten thousand years and was in the majority of our medicines a hundred years ago.
The HEMP (Help End Marijuana Prohibition) Party is again registered to run in the next federal election. However, HEMP is not re-registered in NSW yet, but wish to advise our members on how to cast their vote.
The HEMP Party is overjoyed with the decision of a Jury at the Downing Centre District Court who found Dr Andrew Katelaris Not Guilty of all charges in relation to the supply of medical cannabis to patients, including critically ill children.
Alternative Facts – Medical Cannabis is currently being discussed all over the country in high places and behind very closed doors.
The government has overstepped the mark this time on medical Cannabis and poked a hornets nest in South Australia. People are furious about the Jenny Hallam raid.
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.
In Australia, there are a couple of million voters who use Cannabis on a regular basis. The budget for health and law enforcement will be reduced with the repeal of prohibition. Green’s Leader, Senator Richard Di Natale wants to continue Cannabis prohibition. His party “do not support the legalisation of currently illegal drugs”.