My name is Stan. I am a retired Sergeant of Police in Victoria for 14 years. I was also a police prosecutor at times, so I know what I am talking about. I spent half my life in Magistrates Court during my time in the Force. I was only ever a very fair copper, and […]
Dear Malcolm, why do the police get the last say in Australia on drug policy? Are they the drug experts? Don’t they have a conflict of interest seeing as half their work and a lot of their funding is fighting the drug war?
BETTER HEALTH BETTER NUTRITION BETTER POLICING BETTER BUDGETS. Let’s Do Cannabis Better. Help End Marijuana Prohibition: HEMP Party
‘The Scientist’ reviews Professor Raphael Mechoulam’s role in discovering and elucidating the endocannabinoid system, and proposing clinical applications.
The hashish from which Mechoulam isolated THC and CBD in the early ‘60s had been obtained from the police in Jerusalem. Bringing it back to his lab on a bus, Mechoulam drew inquisitive looks and remarks from fellow passengers puzzled by “this very unusual smell.”
The recent Di Natale Bill to remove oversight of medical Cannabis from the TGA and establish a Regulator of Medicinal Cannabis has now been effectively shelved by the Turnbull Government, who instead have opted for the status quo and placed the control of medical Cannabis firmly in the hands of the TGA and the medical practitioners who for so long have denigrated the medical utility and safety of Cannabis and the clinical results obtained as mere anecdotes.
Hemp lime building materials are increasingly attracting global attention because hemp construction allows you to create infrastructure that stores carbon.
It offers a solution to the need for zero-carbon building, produces healthier homes and workplaces and has major potential in a number of different ways in mainstream and social housing, as well as in commercial construction.
In the US and a number of other countries, growing support for the regulation of recreational cannabis is following the availability of lawful medicinal cannabis.
Signed by a host of academics, journalists, activists and politicians, the ‘Declaration of Guadalajara’ highlights the need to refocus the debate on drugs policy away from criminalisation and prohibition in order to ‘promote public health and social protection, while fostering development in Latin America’.
Nimbin’s HEMP Embassy is hosting another of its popular Medical Cannabis Workshops in the Town Hall on June 20.
Welcome to Nimbin, a tiny village with a big heart that somehow has become a frontline in the war against the war on Cannabis, the drug against wars.