Today in “what the actual heck?” we have a massive police bust just north of Toronto in which $150 million worth of illegally-grown marijuana was seized along with guns, crossbows and “several exotic animals.” Among the creatures found at one of 15 different properties searched during the raid were three kangaroos and two zebras.
A law reform campaign to amend the driving laws giving medical cannabis patients the same rights as all other patients.
Authorities in New Zealand have threatened two hemp farmers with a $100,000 fine and loss of hemp license for selling products containing cannabidiol, which is permitted only in prescription medications in the country.
The NZ Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill got the thumbs down with 53.1% of votes against legalisation and 46.1% of votes for it.
The debate has highlighted issues that we can’t now turn our backs on as a country. Even those who campaigned for a ‘no’ vote publicly accepted that cannabis use should be treated as a health and social issue, and decriminalised. It’s time for an overhaul of the Misuse of Drugs Act, which is no longer fit for purpose.
“Australia simply can’t afford to prop up this failed prohibition on cannabis,” said HEMP Party secretary Andrew Kavasilas. “The benefits are immense and now measurable in places like the Netherlands, and some American states”.
Australians consumed more cannabis than ever in 2020, yet the government continues to fight the failing war on drugs
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/
SCIENCE & TECH
Hackers exposed roughly 3.4 million user records, together with usernames, electronic mail addresses and IP addresses, of marijuana cultivators at GrowDiaries.com, a web-based neighborhood the place growers weblog about their crops and may promote seeds to different growers.
Marijuana not only offers an alternative to potentially highly addictive opioids and narcotics, but helps to decrease pain after surgery and increase a patient’s appetite.
POLITICS & LAW
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.
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.
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).
Medical Cannabis Explained: FREE Webinar series for Health Professionals [Links below]
Thursday, 12 November 2020 11:00 am AEDT (Sydney): Join EU Expert Deepak Anand as we explore multiple growing EU cannabis and CBD markets.