Embassy HEADLINES Issue 431

By Published On: October 29, 2020Categories: Cannabis, News


Medical Cannabis In Australia … It’s For The Billionaires Only

The Australian Financial Review newspaper documents how the elites in Australia will and are creating a nice little earner & cartel for themselves where they can rake in the cash (with very small investments) and at the same time whinge mercilessly via the Murdoch press about the black market so taxpayers money can be used for further war on drugs enforcement to ensure those in the cartel increase their profits year in year out.

HEMP recommends Legalise Cannabis Queensland to voters for compassion & common-sense

Vaping saved your life. Help us save millions more!

Vaping has helped hundreds of thousands of us quit smoking and will help millions more once legal! In less than one week the Senate Select Committee on Tobacco Harm Reduction will begin reviewing submissions to make the life or death decision to legalise vaping. Visit tellyourstory.legalisevaping.com.au and follow the prompts to fill out your contact details and personal thoughts on legalising vaping. Then click “Send Now!”. You can also make your own submission. Write your personal story and what vaping means to you and send it to tobaccoharmreduction.sen@aph.gov.au. Be sure to read the submission requirements here.


Australian Billionaires Back Medical Cannabis Production

Police seize $40m of cannabis in one of Australia’s biggest drug busts

NSW Police shy away from social media after negative feedback on cannabis busts

NSW pensioner convicted after taking cannabis for scoliosis

How Much Would Queensland Benefit By Legalising Cannabis?

Dr Jiggens Democracy Sausage

Global survey of cannabis cultivators

The International Cannabis Cultivation Survey has gone live! This anonymous online survey aims to better our collective understanding of small-scale cannabis cultivation and culture around the world. To take the survey or find out more, head to the website: https://worldwideweed.nl/


America Weighs In On The United Nations Vote To Reschedule Cannabis

In short, the U.S disagreed with four of the six WHO recommendations, largely because these changes would “introduce legal ambiguities and contradictions that would undermine effective drug control, and at worst they could result in the exclusion of control of all THC derived from cannabis cultivated for industrial purposes and THC derived from leaves separated from the cannabis plant,” Prugh said. And “[t]his would undoubtedly lead to further cannabis abuse.”  

Health Canada aims to cut emissions with virtual cannabis inspection pilot

US cannabis harvest price report 2020

London [Canada] Police say since legalization, cannabis theft has become a citywide trend

Chuck Schumer Says Marijuana Legalization Will Be Prioritized If Democrats Retake Senate

Canadian Chamber of Commerce to Review Cannabis Act

Canada is gearing up to review the effects legalizing cannabis has had on the country.

Supply glut grows for Canadian edibles, dried cannabis

The US cannabis industry offers hope to cannabis “criminals”

The cannabis industry is keen to employ individuals convicted of cannabis offences, with organisations like CannabizTeam and N.E.W fighting for the rights of cannabis “offenders”.


New Uruguayan decree could position country as cannabis logistics hub

Companies operating bonded warehouses in Uruguay are now able to provide international logistics services for the cannabis industry.

Duterte urged to set De Lima free after favorable testimony

Minority senators on Sunday urged the government of President Rodrigo R. Duterte to release an opposition lawmaker critical of his deadly war on drugs after an expert witness said there was no evidence linking her to the illegal narcotics trade.

Ukrainians support medical cannabis legalization, Zelensky’s poll shows

Cannabis plan for State-owned bogs in Ireland goes up in smoke

German Cannabis Flower Market is Ready to Explode

CBD classified as narcotic in Italy, with products ordered off market

Vending machines offering CBD products are targeted in Germany, Poland

A vending machine offering CBD products in Germany.

Parliament to decide on a legislation legalizing Cannabis in Dominica

Is Japan ready to embrace CBD?

Kota Shimomura, owner of CBD Coffee in Tokyo’s Meguro Ward, has noticed a peculiar thing about his clientele. “When talking to customers, they do things like cry,” he says.



CBG Study Shows Antimicrobial Properties of Cannabis

New technology passes cannabis to brain through blood-brain barrier

The new technology could potentially help with the development of treatments for a variety of diseases including Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, epilepsy, chronic pain and brain cancer.

Canadian cancer survivors explain reasons for consuming or abstaining from cannabis in new study

Support from physicians and family and friends played an important role in shaping their decisions.


The ‘Triple Bake’ is the 420 tradition you need in your life

Cannabis life advice: On bringing weed into the bedroom

Get Informed: The Top 10 Cannabis Podcasts to Follow in 2020

Carlos Santana Launches Brand: “Cannabis is a Frequency, It’s All About Consciousness”

Australia’s Largest Database of Cannabis Companies

CBD Oil to hemp, producers to importers, retailers to non-profits, and more. If they work with the cannabis plant and conduct business in Australia, you’ll find them here.

With more than 420+ cannabis companies across 50+ categories, The Green List helps hemp and cannabis companies to promote their products, services, and events online.




It’s been a long journey getting Australia’s first medicinal cannabis course for health professionals online. First delivered in 2017, Dr Caldicott’s comprehensively researched course is finally available at the click of a few buttons.

Medical Cannabis and You – A Patient Webinar [online]

Nov 5, 2020 07:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney: This webinar will cover everything from patient personal experience, conditions & evidence, dosage forms & interactions, manufacture to current Aussie clinical trials.

Five Observations from 1,500,000+ Tracked Patient Interactions [online]

Thursday, 5 November 2020 11:00 am AEDT (Sydney): Join David Berg from StrainPrint to discuss his insights on cannabinoid efficacy after analyzing 90,000,000+ data points across different cannabis products.

Cannabis and the Anti-Inflammatory Lifestyle, Webinar on Nov. 5 [online-USA]

Dr. Andrew Weil has long advocated the anti-inflammatory lifestyle to improve health and wellness. Participants will learn how to reduce inflammation and boost the body’s natural defense mechanisms. Dr. Weil will also discus the compounds in the cannabis plant, such as CBD, THC and terpenes (aromatic oils). 

Cannabis across the EU – Market update with Deepak Anand [online]

Thursday, 12 November 2020 11:00 am AEDT (Sydney): Join EU Expert Deepak Anand as we explore multiple growing EU cannabis and CBD markets.