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.
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A proposed change being put forward by the Greens party before the South Australian parliament, that would mean it would be legal to drive with medicinal cannabis in your system.
Low dose cannabidiol (CBD) is now being sold in some pharmacies across Australia and without needing a prescription. This article explains what CBD is and how to get your hands on it within Australia.
A year ago, a landmark bill was passed by Labour to legally allow ACT residents to grow up to two plants in their home, and to possess up to 50 grams of cannabis. Since then, what has changed, and has it changed for the better?
From early 2021 you could be allowed to buy low-dose cannabis oil (CBD oil) from pharmacies around Australia, without a prescription. However, there may be a wait for approved products.
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”.
As with Brexit in the UK, the majority of New Zealand voters in its cannabis referendum were over the age of 50. So, what does this mean for the country, and will there be a second vote?
The Legalise Cannabis Queensland (LCQ) Party has now been officially registered, and they already have 23 candidates, ranging from Townsville and along the East coast of Australia.
According to Michael Balderstone of a pro-marijuana political party says hundreds of thousands of jobs could be created if Australia legalises cannabis. If the drug is legalised in Australia, it could generate tax revenues over $2 billion every year.
After a new law in the Australian Capital Territory allowed residents to grow up to four plants per household, or two per person, as well as up to 50 grams for personal use, residents are finding it hard to comply with confusing regulations.
Watch this shot video clip from ABC news about the legalisation of cannabis in the Australia Capital Territory. What does this mean for citizens and are local people completing completely with these new rules?
The National Drug Strategy Household Survey is held every three years and past data has shown that Aussies are generally not in favour in legalising cannabis. However, this is the first year that the results have favoured legalising the drug.
Although still illegal at the federal level, residents of the Australian Capital Territory will not have a criminal offence, or even be fined for using cannabis up to 50 grams. They can also grow up to two plants per person.
New laws which were passed in September, have now come into force. This means that Canberrans are now allowed to legally posse up to 50 grams of cannabis, as well as grow two cannabis plants in their home.
The laws passed the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly, which will now allow residents possession of cannabis up to 50 grams per person and to legally grow two plants per person, or four per household.