Hemp Embassy Headlines Issue 600 Mar 1 2024
Hemp Embassy Headlines Issue 600 Mar 1 2024

Hemp Embassy Headlines Issue 600 Mar 1 2024

Good Morning Universe!!!
Welcome to Issue 600!!!!!!!!
That’s 600 weeks or 11.5 years of the Hemp Headlines!!!!
That’s definitely an achievement, well done and thanks to all those who have and continue to contribute to the cause!
A friendly reader dropped us some words of advice on keeping cool while the heat keeps up, thanks for your contribution shine!Also thanks for those little emails we get sent from our readers, we appreciate your feedback always 🙂
Shinexox:Some non-air-conditioning tips to stay cool:You can buy an empty plastic spray bottle.Fill with water and few drops essential oil.Put in fridge.Spray icy water over body to keep cool.Also you can fill a empty hot water bottle with cold water.Put in freezer and freeze.Use as a cold compact when needed.Thanks Shine for your contribution!
In the news this week:
Germany did the deed and passed the vote,quite overwhelmingly in fact!Just proves what people power can achieve.
The Medical bodies are a bit upset about it,feels very similar to we are headed here in Oz.Food for Thought.
Clinical Trials will be kicking off in the Gold Coast.Great progress happening in Qld, especially with the election on its way,the people are getting behind the cause too, the stigma is fading 🙂
Thanks Legalise Team!!!
Thanks for Reading,#freetheweed #plurAUSTRALIA/NZ NEWS
ABC News:Senior doctor apologises to family of Dougie Hampson who died after leaving Dubbo hospital in 2021
The New Daily:Cannabis and cocaine use on rise, as smoking goes out of fashion
Hemp Gazette:THC Vs. CBD: Australian Medical Cannabis Consumer Insights
MJBizDaily:Australia’s ECS Botanics reports record first-half cannabis revenue of AU$1.2M
Hemp Gazette:THC Vs. CBD: Australian Medical Cannabis Consumer InsightsCannabiz:ACannabis panel to debate Israel anti-dumping move
ACannabis 2024Crown PromenadeTuesday 12th MarchWednesday 13th March 2024
Herald Sun:Former Pharmacy Guild boss joins cannabis firm Montu(Paywalled)George Tambassis has joined the advisory board of Montu.Montu, which claims to be Australia’s largest medicinal cannabis company, has appointed former Pharmacy Guild president George Tambassis as a special adviser.Read More…
ANTG:
During medicinal cannabis awareness week, a survey from cannabinoid specialist,James Stewart has been released, to gather data and feedback from Australians using cannabis on issues such as safety and quality of life.
The survey also includes a section for DVA patients not currently covered by the DVA.
Please share the link if you know anyone who might want to participate, noting that the results will form the basis for a PHD student to complete their thesis on the medicinal cannabis in Australia.
Click the Survey Link below to Participate in the Survey.S.SURVEYPLANET.COMThe Stewart Cannabis Survey 2024ABC.NET.AUSenior doctor tells inquest the death of misdiagnosed Aboriginal man will ‘stay with him’ for lifeThe family of Dougie Hampson walks out of an inquest as a doctor apologises for his death, which came less than 24 hours after Mr Hampson was discharged from Dubbo Base Hospital.YOUTUBE.COMClinical trial into medical cannabis to get underway in the Gold Coast | 9 News Australia

WORLD NEWS
Ganjapreneur:First Las Vegas Cannabis Lounge Opens for Business
Syracuse:‘We’re being set up to fail’:New York Cannabis advertising restrictions pummeling dispensaries
MJBizDaily:Florida Senate passes bill banning hemp-derived THC products
Ganjapreneur:Survey: 86% of Californians Favor Legal Cannabis Sources
Investing.com:Aurora Cannabis partners UK’s Script Assist for easier patient accessBBC.COMGermany legalises cannabis, but makes it hard to buyUnder the law backed by MPs, possession will be legal, but strict rules mean it will be complicated.ABC7NY.COMGovernor Hochul calls on social media giants to stop promoting illegal marijuana shopsGovernor Hochul demanded Google Maps stop directing users to shops, complete with reviews that may appear to normalize illegal activities.GANJAPRENEUR.COMCalifornia Bong Auction Earns Just $2,075California officials said that a recent auction aimed at recouping more than $14.4 million in unpaid cannabis industry taxes earned just over $2,000, the North Bay Business Journal reports.The auction was held February 16 in the California Highway Patrol’s parking lot in Los Angeles and officialMJBizDaily:
Advocates celebrate inclusion of hemp in USDA’s Census of Agriculture13News:Ohio police dogs trained to sniff out marijuana will need to be retired

HEALTH, RESEARCH & EDUCATION
Euractiv:Doctors in Europe divided over cannabis legalisation in Germany
The New Daily:Cannabis and cocaine use on rise, as smoking goes out of fashion
Lab Online:Cannabis extract found to slow melanoma cell growthFebruary 2024 – EGA Ethnobotanical Newsletter
This year, EGA is celebrating 20 years of community activism and education in the area of ethnobotanicals and psychedelic culture with a special anniversary journal.
This year, for the first time, journal submissions are open to the general public. We encourage psychedelic-minded writers, researchers, gardeners, academics, environmentalists, and other plant boffins to consider making a submission. For more info visit our journal submission page, or learn more about our mission here.

POLITICS, LAW & INDUSTRY

Tilray Provides International Cannabis Update on Milestone German Cannabis Legalization
Irwin D. Simon, Tilray Brands’ Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, “We see tremendous growth opportunities stemming from Germany’s landmark cannabis policy update. The new German medical market opportunity equates to about $3bn while the European opportunity, could represent a powerful growth market consisting of a potential $45bn medical market alone. Our presence in Europe allows Tilray to grow our brands globally from a base of over 700 million people in Europe, which is twice the population of the U.S.”
More on ir.tilray.comHISTORY & CULTUREHIGHTIMES.COMCheap Schemes and Big Tobacco Tricks: The Recipe for White AshBuckle up smokers, this one might sting the ego a bit. The color of your ash doesn’t necessarily indicate that you’re smoking the best.

EVENTS
Medicinal Cannabis Workshop – Know the Risks for your businessNewcastle Cruising Yacht ClubWed, 6 Mar 2024 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM AEDT
ACannabis 2024Crown PromenadeTuesday 12th March and Wednesday 13th March 2024www.acannabis.com.au
Australian Industrial Hemp ConferenceHunter Valley, NSW16 – 18 April 2024
Nimbin MardiGrass 2024Where else but Nimbin!3rd, 4th and 5th May
Body Mind Psychic ExpoJubilee Pavilion, Adelaide25 – 26 May 2024
HHI ExpoBrisbane Convention & Exhibition CentreSun, 13 Oct, 1:23 am AEST
The Hemp Hour on NimFM.orgFridays at 12pm – nimfm.orgDo you know of an event that we’ve missed?Let us know here: media@hempembassy.netPlant a Tree Grow a Fish by Mary GardnerA$30.00Nature Essays from Byron BayLike the pull of the ocean, Mary’s storytelling draws you into her world, to see things through her eyes. You come back changed, with an intricate perspective and renewed connection to the sea and our wild surroundings. To marvel at the rainbow bee-eaters and molluscs, to understand our deep connections with what it means to be true custodians of our places.Paperback389 pages13 cm x 20 cm x 1.5 cmViewNimbin MardiGrass 2024 Golden Bud Pass WITH CAMPINGA$150.00Immerse yourself in Nimbin MardiGrass 2024!  3 – 5 May 2024 Golden Bud Pass WITH CAMPINGViewNimbin MardiGrass 2024 Golden Bud Pass EVENT ONLYA$60.00Immerse yourself in Nimbin MardiGrass 2024!3 -5 May 2024Mark your calendars and get ready to be a part of MardiGrass 2024. Enjoy three days of festivities, concerts, education and activism in the heart of Nimbin, Australia.View
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