Welcome to the Theatre of the War On Drugs
Sponsored by The Kurilpa Citizen & the Qld Council for Civil Liberties
7pm Wednesday 14 June, Parliament House [NEW VENUE!!], Brisbane ~ Speakers: Mick Palmer [Former Commissioner, Australian Federal Police], Keith Hamburger [Former D-G, Qld Corrective Services], Desmond Manderson [ANU]
“What we now have is badly broken, ineffective and even counterproductive to the harm minimisation aims of Australia’s national illicit drugs policy,” said Mr Palmer. “We must be courageous enough to consider a new and different approach.” On June 14, the Kurilpa Citizen and the Qld Council for Civil Liberties sponsor a discussion on solutions to Australia’s failed drugs policy at Parliament House [NB new venue] by Mick Palmer, Keith Hamburger and Desmond Manderson.
The Hemp, Health & Innovation Expo Sydney 2017 is taking place at the award winning Rose Hill Gardens, Exhibition Centre. Held over 2 days, May 27th and 28th 2017, this event will have something for everyone. Come and look, feel, taste, and experience the excitement of a large number of exhibitors, showcasing everything from Hemp fibres, clothing, bedding, beauty and health products, medicinal hemp products, building materials, hydroponic equipment and supplies for industry and home hobbyists alike, innovative products and so much more. Gain valuable information and awareness of the amazing benefits the Hemp plant has to offer now and into the future. Learn how to grow your own produce, even where space is limited, fresh and free of chemicals. Discover new and innovative products.
Saturday 27 May – 9.00am – 6.00pm
Sunday 28 May – 9.30am – 3.30pm
Speakers include Dr Deb Waldron on healing with medical cannabis, lawyer Steve Bolt on legal advice, Radic Al on making the medicine, Zane Archer on healing with nutrition and therapy as well as cannabis, Andrew Kavasilas on the latest from the government on regulating supply (don’t hold your breath), Michael Balderstone and Miss Guidance on their recent tour of North American legal cannabis dispensaries, and more to come. Top venue and top food from Phoenix Rising Cafe beside Mulgum creek on the northern edge of the village. Enquiries call the HEMP Embassy 66891842
Canberra 10am Tues 7 February Parliament House
Brisbane 9am Tues 14 February Parliament House
Perth 10am Thurs 16 February Supreme Court Gardens
Sydney 8am Tuesday 21 February at Parliament House
Melbourne 9am Tues 21 February Parliament of Victoria
Adelaide 11am Saturday 4 March at River Torrens
Please check Gail Hester’s list of events on facebook for changes and further information on each Enough is Enough Rally. They have been organised following the January raid on Jenny Hallam in SA and give protestors an opportunity to express their feelings about prohibition and show support for compassionate healers like Jenny who have been raided and their supplies of medicine confiscated. [Read More . . .]
When: Friday 17th February
10 am to 4pm.
Where: Cecil St Nimbin
Why: To educate and promote Industrial, Medical and Food products grown from HEMP and other useful plants. If it’s mined and made from Fossil Fuels it can be grown by Farmers and made from HEMP!
For further information contact Wadzy
Ph: 0407 895 569. E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday January 21st 2017
11am – 4.20pm in the Nimbin Town Hall.
The Medican workshops are proudly hosted by the Nimbin HEMP Embassy. Entry by donation. FREE to those who can’t afford it.
Cannabis users in Nimbin plan on protesting the harassment their village is experiencing. Starting on the first day of the year, this Sunday, New Years day . . . [Read More]
Protest outside Lismore Court house from 9 am Tuesday December 6th to support those caught up in the net of “Operation Cuppa” which has impacted seriously on our tiny village with over thirty people busted so far.
Seven Nimbin ‘Lane Boys’ cop jail, others get suspended sentences [Echo Netdaily] Seven of the 30 Nimbin ‘Lane Boys’ received jail sentences today during sentencing in the Lismore Local Court but all were granted bail to appeal. The 23 others dealt with received a mixture of suspended sentences, or adjournments. Just a handful of doctors have prescribed […]
Nimbin’s HEMP Embassy has organised another of its popular Medical Cannabis Workshops for Saturday August 5 at the Bush Theatre, beside the river on the northern edge of the village. From 11 am until about 4.20 pm and everyone is welcome, as are donations. “We’re only doing them every few months now,” said President Michael […]
Australia’s Failed Drug Policy – Prohibition is Killing and Criminalising Our Children [Greendorphin] We can’t possibly be happy with the results that we are achieving with our current illicit drug policy. As a Greendorphin reader, you most likely agree with the above statement, however, you might be a little surprised that these words are directly […]
Australian medical marijuana company gets green light [Echo Netdaily] Sydney-based The Hydroponics Company (THC) has secured a medicinal cannabis research licence, which will allow it to grow its exclusive protected cannabis sativa strains. THC’s chairman, Alan Beasley said, ‘THC is now among the first ASX-listed cannabis companies to have secured a research licence and I […]
Next Nimbin Medican Workshop 5 August 2017 [Hemp Embassy] Next Medican Workshop Saturday August 5 at the Bush Theatre in Nimbin. 11 am – 4.20pm. Speakers include Carol Ireland (CEO Epilepsy Australia); a panel of parents treating children with epilepsy; Dr Deb Waldren on healing with Cannabis; Michael Stoopman and CBD Luke; Weeded Warriors; Toney […]
Medical cannabis workshop: ‘incredibly cumbersome’ to get drugs to patients [The Guardian] Australia’s first doctors’ workshop on the medical uses of cannabis has heard about the complex situation around its legality. The Melbourne conference was held with the hope of improving the medical profession’s awareness about the issue. Medicinal cannabis: Doctors, nurses and Nimbin ‘elders’ […]
2017 UIC Medicinal Cannabis Symposium [United in Compassion] 23, 24, 25 JUNE 2017 • MELBOURNE, VICTORIA: The program will cover how clinicians can develop a Cannabis treatment plan, clinical applications and other considerations, application in Palliative care and rehabilitation, The ECS, Debunking myths, PTSD, Cancer, Epilepsy and also will tackle the complex social and ethical […]
The 1st Australian Medicinal Cannabis Course [Australian Medical Cannabis Observatory] A 1 Day Course on 22 June to be offered as a Workshop on behalf of The UIC Medicinal Cannabis Symposium 2017 – Australia’s first medicinal cannabis course, designed for health care practitioners, by health care practitioners. 2017 UIC Medicinal Cannabis Symposium [United in Compassion] […]
Australia’s Failed Drugs Policy [Sponsored by The Kurilpa Citizen & the Qld Council for Civil Liberties] 7pm Wednesday 14 June, Parliament House [NEW VENUE!!], Brisbane ~ Speakers: Mick Palmer [Former Commissioner, Australian Federal Police], Keith Hamburger [Former D-G, Qld Corrective Services], Desmond Manderson [ANU] “What we now have is badly broken, ineffective and even counterproductive […]
An entire state’s doctors have shunned medical cannabis [Australian Doctor] None of WA’s 10,679 doctors have applied to prescribe medical cannabis since it was legalised in November. According to the AMA WA, the lack of interest is because doctors do not believe there is evidence to prescribe medical cannabis for anything other than in paediatric […]