Embassy HEADLINES Issue 431
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.
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
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
Parliament to decide on a legislation legalizing Cannabis in Dominica
SCIENCE & TECH
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.
Delta-8-THC: Scientists explain the cannabis industry’s “latest hype”
How it’s different from Delta-9-THC, why it may have vast potential, and a word of caution.
Painaustralia supports over-the-counter medical cannabis
7 Things I Learned Using Medical Cannabis for Multiple Sclerosis
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.
POLITICS & LAW
Marijuana legalization proponents outraising opponents 36-to-1 in 2020
Polls show marijuana legalization leading as Election Day nears
Professor Les Iversen, Tightrope Walker and Unsung Hero of Cannabis Law Reform
Experts believe cannabis legalisation secret to stamping out ‘synthetic’ cannabis
Say ‘yes’ to legalizing marijuana, if you want more law and order
Michael Thompson, imprisoned for 25 years for selling three pounds of cannabis, to receive parole hearing in November
“The sentence imposed on Mr. Thompson is the product of a different time in Michigan legal history. And it is a time that has passed.”
The guy who sacked Scotland Yard cops for using weed uses weed
Former head of misconduct panels who devised drug strategy for the Metropolitan Police suspended for using cannabis.
HISTORY & CULTURE
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.
Medical Cannabis and You – A Patient Webinar [online]
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.
Nimbin Hemp Embassy’s New Online Store
Inquiry into the use of Cannabis in Victoria
Michael Balderstone’s Submission to Victoria’s Cannabis Inquiry
The Help End Marijuana Prohibition (HEMP) Party’s Submission to the Victorian Inquiry into Cannabis