Specific violations from the international bill of human rights include governments’ shirking their specific legal “obligation to refrain from prohibiting or impeding traditional preventive care, healing practices and medicines”, engaging in the “deliberate withholding or misrepresentation of information vital to health protection or treatment” and adopting “laws or policies that interfere with the components of the right to health.”
Cannabis as a recovery treatment is controversial, not least because there is conflicting research about whether Cannabis is or is not addictive.
Addiction is unlikely with Cannabis used as a medicine. The recommended dose is usually lower than that for recreational use. High dosages of medicinal Cannabis taken over a longer period may lead to addiction. Quitting may then cause withdrawal symptoms, such as mild forms of restlessness, irritability, insomnia and nausea. Known side effects of medicinal […]
Some Legal Advice about Cannabis Cannabis is a “prohibited drug” under NSW law. Any activity involving cannabis is illegal – possessing it, using it, growing it and supplying it. All cannabis offences in NSW are dealt with in court, except if you qualify for a “cannabis caution” and the police may decide to caution you […]
The production of hemp (Cannabis sativa) was one of the prime motivators for the Anglo – European colonisation of the continent that became known as Australia. Britain’s economy and security was almost entirely dependent on the traditional hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. At the end of the middle ages, improved ship design and sail configurations required stronger sails.