I must say I am getting mighty sick of the way medical professionals choose to treat people with mental health problems once they mention they consume Cannabis.
THC content is mostly derived from the Nimbin HEMP Embassy, MardiGrass and the Help End Marijuana Prohibition (HEMP) Party.
Whoever decided the main weapon in the NSW war on ice is to be a trebling of roadside saliva testing may actually be encouraging its use.
The facts on the ground in the United States and the drug treaties proscriptions will become ever wider with ‘legalised’ marijuana.
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?
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.
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.
The promotion of “mental ill-health effects” has for decades, has been the bastion of the “anti” cannabis campaigners – who sight changes to perception and memory impairment as key negative features in their debate.
“When we heard on the news that the head of the NSW police drug squad, Detective Superintendent Nick Bingham, said he would like to see cautions given for all “use-possession-type drug offences”, we couldn’t believe our ears. Did someone spike the coffee?” says President Michael Balderstone.