Hemp Embassy Headlines Issue 543 January 20 2023

Hemp Embassy Headlines Issue 543 January 20 2023

Welcome to this week in the Hemp Headlines
Greetings from Nimbin,This week in Australia, A new Medical Cannabis Awareness Week to be launched in Feburary and a simplified process for veterans to access Medical Cannabis.Overseas, the U.S. continues its successful campaign to legalise Cannabis with even Die hard anti-cannabis lobbyists sitting down prepared to talk.
Also in the US, Reviews of the status of Cannabis and Hemp as separate species under official classification.Don’t forget there’s a galore of events coming up all over the country already being advertised.
First off for the year is Medican in February hosted by the Hemp Embassy at the Nimbin Bush Theatre.
Double Whammy in March when the NSW State Election and HHi Expo in Brisbane are on the same day!Nimbin MardiGrass and Aquarius 50 are only a week apart in May this year and we are seeking volunteers to help with everything you can think of!
If you think you would like to help or are able to help please visit the respective websites linked for further information.


There’s also a few great videos in the “History and Culture” section with a blast from the past with Wadzy from Nimbin talking weed.
Thanks for reading,
Free The Weed,

Australia / New Zealand
Lismoreapp: Nimbin Hemp Embassy to hold Medican in February

DVA: Simplified process for DVA funding of medicinal cannabis

Cannabiz: Inaugural Medicinal Cannabis Awareness Week to launch next month

Cannabiz: Cronos Australia ditches face-to-face consultations with closure of physical clinics

The Australian: Why Australian cannabis firms have a head start in race to serve European market

The Property Tribune: Sustainable hempcrete could be the answer to sky high building costs and supply shortages

Legalise Cannabis South Australia Twitter: Where would you obtain such incorrect information?

The Guardian: Police find elaborate underground bunker in Adelaide allegedly used to grow cannabis

NSW Police: Firearms, ammunition, vehicles, and cannabis seized in state’s north

NZ Herald: Property manager brings down Taranaki woman’s cannabis operation

The Daily Blog NZ: Changes coming to NZ’s Medicinal Cannabis Scheme

Global News Wire: Global Industrial Hemp Market will grow to US$ 15.01 Billion in 2028

Leafly: Connecticut expunged more than 43,000 cannabis convictions

Hemp Street: Where Does India Stand Legally On Medical Cannabis?

The Lexington Times: Industry is trying to rebound after successfully defending sale of Delta 8 cannabis products in Kentucky

Coin Telegraph: California cannabis producer adopts blockchain to track its weed

KTLA News: 2 more Americans charged with smuggling cannabis from Los Angeles to London

BusinessCann: To Remove The Stigma Around Hemp ‘You Need A Better Understanding And Knowledge Of What You’re Stigmatising, That’s Exactly What’s Happening Now’

MJBizDaily: FDA to face questions about CBD rules from key congressional committee

Pro Active Investors: Avicanna’s Colombian subsidiary Santa Marta Golden Hemp completes first export of feminized cannabis seeds to Spain

Hemp Gazette: USA’s NTSB Wants DUI Warnings On Cannabis Products

Medican – Nimbin Bush Theatre
Saturday 25th February, 2023

2023 NSW State Election
Saturday 25 March 2023

HHI Expo Brisbane
Saturday 25-26th March 2023

420 In The Park – South Brisbane QLD
Thursday 20th April 2023

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

Nimbin MardiGrass
May 5-7th 2023

Aquarius 50 Festival
12-21st May 2023

Australian Medical Cannabis Symposium – Brisbane Convention Centre
August 11-13th, 2023

Lambert Initiative: The Cannabis As Medicine Survey: 2022

Griffith News: Barriers to accessing to medicinal cannabis

Psychology Today: The Cannabis Community Sees the World Differently

PubMed: Early-onset smoking and vaping of cannabis: Prevalence, correlates and trends in New Zealand 14-15-year-olds

Harvard Health: If you use cannabis, do it safely

Emergency Medicine News: The Case for Cannabis ‘Marijuana Mills’ 

Business and Industry
The Market Herald: Little Green Pharma (ASX:LGP) achieves record cash receipts amid growth in Australian flower sales

Investing News: Australia Cannabis Market Forecast: Top Trends for 2023

CNBC: Fake cannabis billionaire Justin Costello pleads guilty in $35 million fraud, with recommended prison term of 10 years

Business Wire: International Cannabis Brand Cookies Expands Global Footprint with its First Asia-Based Dispensary in Thailand

Research and Education
Cannadelics: Can You Get High Off Terpenes? Maybe…

Cannadelics: MAPS Reports Successful Phase III MDMA Trials For PTSD

AusVape: Best Pod Vape In 2023

Politics and Law
Marijuana Moment: Virginia Lawmakers Consider Updating Marijuana And Hemp Product Laws In 2023 Session

Vote Hemp: USDA Update on importation of Hemp Seeds

History and Culture
YouTube: Cannabis Coop by Wadzy, Nimbin, Australia [SD]

The Canna Chronicles: A Longitudinal Journey Through Chile, 1922

High on Home Grown: The Cannabis Podcast Number 50

Cannadelics: How do People Buy Drugs on the Dark Web?

SBS: Easy meals you can make with hemp seed

Cannadelics: The Rise of Entheogenic Plants: What They Are, And Changing Policies

Campaigns and Petitions
Lambert Initiative: The Cannabis As Medicine Survey: 2022

USC: Road Safety Research Collaboration

Campaign: I Vape and Vote

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

Legalise Cannabis Australia: Get  Involved in your state!