Under the proposal by two newly elected Members of Parliament in the Victorian upper house, medicinal cannabis users will be granted the ability to drive even with the presence of
Described as a significant milestone in cannabis law reform, the Regulation of Personal Adult Use of Cannabis Bill 2023 has been introduced through a coordinated effort by MPs from the
Pro 1: The legalization of recreational marijuana leads to beneficial regulation of a harmless substance, without amplifying potential adverse effects. Con 1: The legalization of recreational marijuana carries significant societal
The global shift away from the harmful criminalization and policing of cannabis is happening at a fast pace, and Australia faces the risk of being left behind if we rely
In August, two renowned figures in the field of medicinal cannabis, who also happen to be the co-founders of Charlotte’s Web, a prominent CBD medicine brand, will be arriving in
In a survey conducted by the Greens Party, a remarkable level of support for legalizing marijuana in Australia has been uncovered, with a significant percentage of respondents expressing their backing
The proposed legislation from the party will be implemented in Victoria, New South Wales (NSW), and Western Australia (WA), enabling adults to legally possess and cultivate limited amounts of the
In 2018, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) made history as the first region in Australia to legalize cannabis. This significant development was achieved through the passage of the Drugs of
Uruguay, Canada, and multiple states in the United States have all taken measures to legalize the recreational use of cannabis. However, even after seven years of legalizing medicinal cannabis in
A report from the University of Western Australia highlights that the legalization of cannabis in Western Australia holds the potential to generate a substantial economic uplift. It is estimated that
While in opposition, Chris Minns, the Premier of New South Wales (NSW), fervently campaigned for the legalization of cannabis. He argued that ending the prohibition on the drug would lead
It has been approximately three years (Announced on September 25, 2019, and brought into effect on January 31, 2020) since the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), which houses the nation’s capital
The Green Party is on the verge of presenting a bill in parliament with the aim of legalizing cannabis nationwide. Over the years, support for the legalization of cannabis has
It has been ten years since one nation fully legalized the recreational use of cannabis. What nation you may ask? If you guessed Uruguay, you deserve ten points. Australia, in
Zelira Therapeutics, a company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), witnessed a remarkable 230% surge in its share price. This surge followed the release of study results demonstrating that
The government agency responsible for Centrelink has acknowledged mistakenly adding a political party to the list of approved organizations that can use job seekers as volunteers to fulfill their mutual
There has been significant campaigning this week in Australia regarding the reform of driving laws that impact patients using medical cannabis. About the Author Our deep love of plants and
Today, the two Legalise Cannabis MPs in Victoria initiated a new campaign to prevent medicinal cannabis patients from being charged under the state’s drug-driving regulations. About the Author Our deep
Greg Barns, spokesperson for the Australian Lawyers Alliance, asserts that the escalating usage of medicinal cannabis in Australia necessitates immediate reforms in legislation to keep up with the evolving situation.
Under newly proposed laws, individuals using medicinal cannabis in Victoria would be permitted to operate a vehicle with the substance present in their system. About the Author Our deep love
Following the official announcement of the results, Rachel Payne has secured a position as an MP in South-Eastern Metropolitan, while David Ettershank has been elected in Western Metropolitan.
The government in the state of Victoria, Australia has inquired into the use of cannabis and now has released a report of the findings. But what will this mean for the future of the state?
The State Government in Western Australia has recently allowed the Legalise Cannabis Party to investigate the medical cannabis market and industrial hemp opportunities in the state.
Dr Brian Walker from the Legalise Cannabis Western Australia (LCWA) committee has said to create a new committee to investigate the regulations of cannabis and hemp industries.
The city council of Maribyrnong in Melbourne is debating whether growing and manufacturing cannabis for medical purposes will generate revenue for the city.
MP Fiona Patten of Victoria’s Reason Party has recently talked about cannabis legalisation and reform laws by leading a live stream video on Facebook about the use of cannabis.
A new petition is now on the state parliament’s website for New South Wales, Australia, challenging that the NSW government legalise the personal use of cannabis.
An inquiry lasting two years in Victoria, which was to recommend legalising cannabis in the state has now been squashed by government, who want to now investigate to effects of legalising cannabis for personal use.
The latest budget from the Australian Federal Government contains $1.5 million for a trial looking in to personalised medicinal cannabis dosing in cancer patients.
Committee Chair Fiona Patten says thinks it is important to get local residents’ opinion on the use of cannabis, after looking at data on people living in regional Victoria. The inquiry will be held at the George Kerferd Hotel in Beechworth.