Police in New South Wales have seized more than $3 million dollars’ worth of cannabis from several properties in what is said to have been a large scale operation with sophisticated grow rooms, using hydroponics.
Joshua Simms from Newport in New South Wales has avoided a sentence for trafficking drugs into the state. Instead, he will have to complete 60 hours of unpaid work within the next year.
The Australian Natural Therapeutics Group (ANTG) already has their medicinal cannabis crop growing close to Byron Bay, near Armidale. Now they are looking to move its headquarters to the popular beach town.
New research from the Lambert Initiative has discovered a ‘window of impairment’ of 3 to 10 hours from using cannabis, caused by tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) in the drug. These findings could have implications on drug-driving laws.
A staggering $7.5 million dollars’ worth of cannabis has been found by New South Wales police at a property in the Southern Highlands. Another 100kg of dried cannabis leaves was also found.
A 28-year-old man was arrested at a unit in Rhodes, in Sydney’s after being thought to be in charge of a huge cannabis group shipping the drug throughout NSW, and worth millions of dollars in profits.
The New South Wales Greens party want to legalise cannabis for recreational use. Party MP Cate Faehrmann will introduce the new bill to the NSW upper house which would allow residents to grow their own plants at home.
Gladys Berejiklian has stated the New South Wales government will rule out decriminalising drug use, saying her government “will not be going down that path”.
A police search of three properties near Taree, at Minimbah, Melinga and Moorland, has found 13,353 cannabis plants growing illegally, in one of the biggest seizures found by New South Wales police.
A man in regional NSW has been charged after over $6 million dollars’ worth of cannabis plants were found growing on his remote property in Tindarey. This is the largest outdoor cultivation site found growing in NSW since 2017.