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: email@example.com
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]
Next Nimbin Medical Cannabis Workshop Saturday November 11 2017 [Nimbin Hemp Embassy] Another big crowd is expected for the Nimbin HEMP Embassy’s next MEDICAN Workshop on Saturday November 11, from 11 am by the river at the Bush Theatre in the old Nimbin butter factory. “These gatherings are important and mostly about education”, says Embassy […]
Another big crowd is expected for the Nimbin HEMP Embassy’s next MEDICAN Workshop on Saturday November 11, from 11 am by the river at the Bush Theatre in the old Nimbin butter factory. “These gatherings are important and mostly about education”, says Embassy president Michael Balderstone. “The workshop is a good opportunity to ask questions […]
Medical cannabis processing plant proposal welcomed by Richmond Valley Council [ABC] A Canadian company wants to build the biggest medical cannabis processing plant in the southern hemisphere at Casino, in northern New South Wales. PUF Ventures Inc has announced a strategic partnership with the Richmond Valley Council to construct a 9.3-hectare greenhouse operation. When operating […]
Tony Rossi: What restrictions should be placed on medical cannabis? [The Advertiser] I think the community is ready to accept the use of medicinal cannabis in a regulated regime which does not put members of the public at risk. That would involve appropriate regulations to control the type of cannabis permitted for medicinal purposes and […]
Logan welfare drug-testing trial based on ‘flimsy statistics’ [SBS] The proposed ‘world first’ welfare drug-testing trial will not work and is not justified, say Logan City mayor and community workers. Legislation for the $10 million trial is due to go before the Senate shortly but is opposed by Labor and the Greens, and will need […]
Medical cannabis supplier Jenny Hallam says the prosecution against her is ‘disgusting’ and a ‘waste of time’ [The Advertiser] She said that until quality cannabis oil was freely available to people with chronic painful conditions, there should be an amnesty for suppliers like herself who were meeting a legitimate need. “I’m just asking for an […]
Drugs, driving and policing: Byron Community Forum [Greens] 15 September 6 – 8pm @ Byron Community Centre, 69 Jonson Street Byron Bay NSW. Free Admission. Come along to hear Greens MP David Shoebridge talking about the evidence-free roadside testing regime. We will also hear from locals and experts about broader concerns about policing and drugs, […]
The Canna Nanna’s Cannabis Education & Awareness Tour [Facebook] 9am Saturday 2 September, Tugun Village Community Centre, Tugun Q. Featuring cannabis medicine information, patient testimonials, demonstrations, advocacy/activities workshop, hemp food information and demonstrations, How to apply for cannabis in your state. Australia’s Failed War on Drugs Wipes Out 29 Young Men on Cannabis Charges in […]
Medicinal cannabis ‘red-tape’ pushing doctors and patients back to illegal products [ABC] A mountain of red tape for legal medicinal cannabis is forcing the families of seriously ill patients back into the black market, according to doctors and advocates. ‘Harder to get than a gun’: Medicinal cannabis laws broken, campaigners claim [9 News] A NSW […]
Nimbin drug arrests: 29 young men pay price for government law and order decision [The Sydney Morning Herald] Thirty-year resident Jan Levy’s two sons were among the “Lane Boys” charged. One received a suspended sentence. The other is awaiting sentencing. “When I see the hullabaloo over the alleged drug busts in Sydney and Dubai this […]