Hemp Embassy Headlines Issue 538 December 16 2022

Congratulations to all our winning
Legalise Cannabis Victoria Candidates
and Thank You to Victoria for your Support!!!
 TOP STORIES
Victoria: Will Dan Andrews smoke a peace pipe with Legalise Cannabis in the upper house? – Sydney Morning Herald

Related: Weed the winner in Victoria’s upper house – AAP

Related: The Legalise Cannabis Victoria Election Result Bodes Well for Genuine Law Reform – Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Related: Adem Somyurek, Legalise Cannabis MPs win seats as Victorian upper house election results are confirmed – ABC News

Related: Two Legalise Cannabis MPs elected in Victoria – CannaBizIssues: Protecting Youth from Cannabis Marketing – Psychology Today

Law: Illegal drug regulation in Australia: ‘It’s almost unethical not to revisit this’ – Science.org
 EVENTS 
420 In The Park – South Brisbane QLD
April 20, 2023


6th International Conference on Cannabis and Medicinal Research – TBC, Sydney
April 25-26th, 2023


Australian Medical Cannabis Symposium – Brisbane Convention Centre
August 11-13, 2023
 AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND 
Short Video: Cannabis legalisation set to be on agenda in newly elected Victorian upper house – 9News

Facebook: Mark Selan & Michael Balderstone @ The Nimbin Hemp Embassy – LCV

Australia: Cannabis Decriminalization Can Help Australian Taxpayers Save $850 Million A Year, Report Finds – Forbes

Business: Australia Legal Cannabis Market is set to Grow at a Remarkable Pace in the Coming Years – Time Business News

WA: New campaign to reduce WA youth’s cannabis use – Mental Health Commission

NZ: MedReleaf NZ Awarded New Zealand Supply Licence – Hemp Gazette
 WORLD
 Thailand: Ready, set, roll!: Revellers gather for the inaugural Cannabis Cup in Thailand – SBS

Kansas: Lawmakers Plan To Introduce Medical Cannabis Legalization Bill – High Times

Massachusetts: To Add Lessons on Weed Impairment to Driver’s Ed – High Times

Thailand: Cannabis legal vacuum spawns multibillion-baht business plus health concerns – ThaiPBSWorld

US: Sinaloa Cartel Wants To Go Legit: El Chapo’s Sons ‘Supervising’ Legal Pot Business – Benzinga

UN: Releases Industrial Hemp Report – Hemp Gazette
 HEALTH
 Alternate Therapies: My Personal Ketamine Experience: Part 3 – What It Means To Be a Non-Responder, and Alternate Therapies – Cannadelics

Caregiver Survey: CBD Medicine Improving LGS/DS Patient Lives – Hemp Gazette

Medical: Marijuana legalization leaves doctors wondering ‘What do we tell our patients?’ – Fierce Health Care

Medical: Evidence lacking on medical cannabis for pain – Daily Excelsior
 POLITICS & LAW
 Politics: Brittney Griner is Free, But Another American Remains Locked Up in Russia for Pot – HighTimes

Georgia: The Politics of Licensing – The Australian

25 Minute Listen: Ready, set, roll!: Revellers gather for the inaugural Cannabis Cup in Thailand – Curtin University

US: Narco Slaves Worked To Death On Illegal Cannabis Farms: Report Reveals Heartbreaking Reality – Benzinga

Legal: USDA Hemp Testing Enforcement Deadline Extended – Hemp Gazette
 BUSINESS & INDUSTRY 
Hemp: MJBizCon Highlights Issues of Hemp Industry – Cannadelics 

Business: Weed’s Banking Bill Is Struggling — But It Isn’t a Panacea Anyway – Bloomberg

Business: Cannabis Stock Gainers And Losers From December 14, 2022 – Benzinga

Industry: New York Governor Kathy Hochul Signs Bill To Bolster Local Hemp Industry – Benzinga

Business: Medicinal Cannabis Company wins Deloittes Tech Fast 50 – RetailPharmacyMagazine
 SCIENCE, RESEARCH & EDUCATION 
Tested: Cannabolish Truly Abolishes Smoke and Vapor Odor – Cannadelics
Research: Medical Marijuana Laws, Traffic Fatalities, and Alcohol Consumption – Dr. Michael White
 HISTORY & CULTURE 
Culture: What is a Chillum? – Cannadelics
 CAMPAIGNS AND PETITIONS 
Campaign: I Vape and Vote

Cause: End discrimination against medicinal cannabis patients in Australian drug driving laws – Change.org

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