The House Rules Committee approved two amendments related to psychedelics and a measure concerning pharmaceutical “drug interactions with marijuana” for upcoming floor votes this week. During a Congressional Black Caucus
“Legalize it, Don’t Criticize it!” For almost ten years, cannabis activists Alec Zammitt and Will Stolk have been active in Sydney, using creative protest methods to advocate for the legalization
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has suggested that the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) should reclassify cannabis as a drug with reduced risk. About the Author
Under recently proposed legislation by upper house MP Jeremy Buckingham, drivers in New South Wales who utilize Medicinal Cannabis and test positive in a roadside drug screening would be exempt
Industry leaders in New Zealand have welcomed long-awaited reform that could pave the way for the export of home-grown products. Under changes released this week by the NZ Ministry of
Multiple national surveys have noted a decrease in teenage cannabis consumption, even with the increasing number of states legalizing its use. This trend has been observed over the last decade,
The majority of studies examining the relationship between crime and cannabis rely on FBI data obtained from local police departments nationwide. However, the submission of this data to the federal
To date, over 1 million individuals have enrolled as cultivators of the plant, and approximately 9,000 sellers have obtained legal registration. Despite the advantages stemming from this burgeoning industry, even
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
Data validates the existence of unmet mental health needs among many Australians and highlight the growing trend of medicinal cannabis being explored as an alternative to conventional therapies, stated Dr.
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
Montana Introduces Bill to Overhaul Cannabis Access for Medicinal and Recreational Use. Individuals can also grow a maximum of two fully grown marijuana plants and two seedlings for personal use
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
As the global trend towards cannabis legalisation continues to gain momentum, Australia is slowly but surely following suit. While cannabis remains illegal at the federal level in Australia, several states
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.
There are worries about the impact on thousands of South Australians who use medicinal cannabis, as strict new road laws come into effect today. These laws could result in the
According to the Greens, the legalization of cannabis could generate up to $28 billion in tax revenue, potentially enabling the government to increase social welfare payments by $80 per week.
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.
Recent research suggests that baby boomers, who came of age during the rise of the counterculture movement in the 1960s, are the most likely generation to experiment with or increase