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Australia - Resource, Action; local Monday, April 20, 2015 at 04:34 AM:
Michelle, RN from Sydney wrote:
" Hi , I am a Registered nurse. Starting up the first Australian Cannabis Nurses Association. Any RNs out there want to join me?? Here is the FB link!! Cheers. >> https://www.facebook.com/pages/Australian-Cannabis-Nurses-Association/1621344268096271 "


Australia - Resource, Action; local 420 Event - We will be holding the event at King George Square starting at 3pm to 4:30 or 5. Australia - Resource, Action; local Speakers will begin speaking at 3:30.. So far 600+ expected. Speakers are all sorted out BUT we are looking for more.   (Jason Woodforth MP is a maybe, A solider with PTSD (I will be reading out his story), 4 people who have benefited from it and a few professionals) We have the mic and speakers ready. So it should be good. >> Read more >>

"I am going to plead the case to legalize hemp AND marijuana and explain the real reasons why this plant yes plant is not legal. I also want to make clear that what is categorized as hemp now days is not the same as marijuana although they are usually lumped together as the same thing I assure you they are not . You could smoke a garbage bag full of hemp and you would not get high!   I also need to state I do not smoke marijuana so my opinions as well as my facts are not bias, with that said take a seat and prepare to be shocked about the truth. I came to the conclusion that the only sense this made as to why this plant is illegal is that it didn't make any sense at all! >> Read more >>


Australia - Resource, Org; local NORML AUSTRALIA | To help educate and have a say in the ending of prohibition for Hemp and Medical Marijuana in Australia.   The National Organization to Reform Marijuana Laws (NORML) supports the development of a legally controlled market for the sale of marijuana where users could purchase it from a safe, legal and regulated source in Australia.  Visit - http://normlaustralia.webs.com/


Australia - Resource, Org; local Legalise Medicinal Cannabis Australia 2012 Petition - Published by Dakota on Mar 30, 2012 | Target: Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Region: Australia, Web site: www.facebook.com/LMCA2012. Sign the petition! > Background (Preamble): Making marijuana legal would allow the government to tax and regulate its production. Instead of wasting money on enforcement of the current laws, the Australian government would actually gain money through legalising marijuana. More importantly, it would have the ability to control growing conditions and ensure that the product is safe for consumption and be tested for pesticides and other harmful substances it may contain.   Australian citizens use marijuana every day. Many of them are in every other way law abiding citizens. Protect the freedom and health of Australian citizens. Demand that our country legalise marijuana. ... Online Petition: We, the people of Australia, agree that Medicinal Marijuana ... Instead of wasting money on enforcement of the current laws, the ...  Visit - http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/legalize-medicinal-cannabis-australia-2012.html

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Australia has No National MEDICAL MARIJUANA (cannabis) Program (LAW). There is Limited acceptance at the State level in some cases.

Australia - status Australia; No, but ... | After politicians in the Australian Capital Territory voted to allow doctors to determine when cannabis was appropriate for their patients, intense lobbying by the federal government resulted in the legislation being overturned. In May 2003 the then Premier of New South Wales (Australia's most populous state), Mr Bob Carr, promised patients a four-year trial into the medical uses of cannabis - but little to no action was taken.

There is no current law allowing the medical use of cannabis in Australia at the national level. In fact the federal law regarding drug use places marijuana in Schedule I (the most restrictive category, which also includes heroin), meaning it has no legal medical use and cannot be prescribed by a doctor. Following America's hypocritical policy, Drugs in the other schedules are considered to have medical uses (for instance cocaine, morphine and methamphetamine) and can be prescribed. Cannabis users who claim to use the plant for medical purposes are treated the same as anyone else using non-industrial cannabis.

Northern Territory use of Cannabis is decriminalized, and in Western Australia, ACT, and Northern Territory you can grow your own plant (For personal use ONLY) subject to height restrictions. In January 2009 the Premier of New South Wales said okay to a 4 year trial for medical use of Cannabis to treat chronically ill or terminally ill patients. The trial is currently in effect. ... Click > here < for more.

Cannabis Law Reform in Australia | Like the US, Laws and Enforcement varies from state to state - Decriminalized for personal use in small amounts in the Australian Capital Territory, South Australia, Western Australia and the Northern Territory. It is a criminal offence in New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and Tasmania; Tasmania, Victoria, & Queensland policies involve ticketing for below 50 grams.

Australia - Resource, Org; local International Marijuana Laws A to G - Medical Marijuana Cards | Australia - Australian Capital Territory (ACT): Possession of up to 25gms of cannabis or two plants carries a fine of 100 Australian Dollars; however, it is not a criminal offense. / South Australia: Fines range from 150 to 300 Australian dollars for possession and/or cultivation of small amounts. It is a criminal offense to possess or cultivate marijuana. / Western Australia: Possession of more than two plants for private use attracts fines in excess of 150 Australian dollars. / New South Wales & Tasmania: Cannabis use is illegal / Queensland: Cannabis possession and use is illegal and carries a maximum prison sentence of 15 years. Possession of marijuana paraphernalia is also a criminal offense.    Visit - http://www.medicalmarijuanablog.com/state-laws/international-laws-147.html

Australia - Resource, Org; local Is using Marijuana for Medical Purposes Legal In Australia? | Although extensive research on the effects and benefits of cannabis are limited, many states and countries have taken the initiative to legalize the drugs for medical purposes. Australia had various struggle between branches of its government as to whether or not medical administration of cannabis should be legal. However, after various overturnings of the laws that legalized the drug, as of 2003 only Western Australia has decriminalized the carrying of up to 15 grams of marijuana. Various other parts of Australia have done the same while other have not.  The direct prescription of cannabis is still being disputed and as of now the laws are not very straight forward and clear about whether medical administration is criminal offence or not.  Visit - http://www.weed.com.au/is-marijuana-legal.php

Australia - Resource, info; Medical Cannabis New South Wales Government (NSW-AU) Health > Druginfo > Medical Cannabis >> Australia | The Cancer Council: Medical Use of Marijuana (Cannabis), The Medical Use of Cannabis: Recent Developments - A Parliamentary Briefing Paper by Gareth Griffith and Marie Swain, ublished by the NSW Parliamentary Library in May 1999. Looks at the debate that has occurred in Australia in recent years, along with the current legal position. The Use of Cannabis for Medical Purposes | A Parliamentary Research Note by Maurice Rickard published by Commonwealth Department of Parliamentary Library. Alcohol and other Drugs Council of Australia (ADCA): NSW Inquiry into the use of Cannabis for Medical Purposes; The ADCA comment on the Report of the NSW Working Party on the Use of Cannabis for Medical Purposes. 2001 - National Drug and Alcohol Research Council (NDARC): The Medical Uses of Cannabis; A factsheet on this subject. Research - ABC: Cannabis-like drugs may help bowel disease (August 15, 2005) News report  Visit - http://www.druginfo.nsw.gov.au/medicinal_use_of_cannabis/medicinal_cannabis_australia

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Australia - Resource, Org; local Cannabis in Australia - From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in Australia, with a reported one-third of all Australians aged 14 or older (33.5%, about 5.8 million) having tried cannabis and 1.6 million using it in the past year.[1] It is estimated that 750,000 Australians use cannabis every week, and approximately 300,000 smoke it on a daily basis.[2] Australia has one of the highest cannabis prevalence rates in the world, and research shows that Australia's indigenous population has markedly higher levels of cannabis use. Cannabis is illegal in Australia; however, unlike the USA the country has largely avoided a punitive drug policy. Instead, it has developed harm-minimisation strategies and a treatment framework embedded in a law-enforcement regime.   ... Medicinal use | The use of cannabis for any purpose is illegal in Australia. Clinical trials of cannabis for medicinal purposes have been suggested; however, no jurisdiction has indicated it will conduct trials in the near future and there does not appear to be widespread support for medical trials at the government level.  Visit - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannabis_in_Australia

Australia - Resource, Org; local Cannabis and the law • Factsheets • NCPIC | Is cannabis illegal in Australia? - It is illegal to use, possess, grow or sell cannabis in Australia, but the penalties for cannabis offences are different in each state and territory. In some states, if someone is caught with a ‘small amount’ of cannabis they may be given a $50 fine, while in other states they may be charged with a criminal offence and receive a much larger fine, or even be sentenced to jail. The definition of a ‘small amount’ of cannabis also differs between states and territories. In response to increases in hydroponic cannabis cultivation (cannabis grown in nutrient rich solutions usually under artificial light), the Australian Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act (1985) was amended in 2006. The amendment reduced the amount of indoor cultivated cannabis needed to qualify for a ‘commercial quantity’ and ‘large commercial quantity’.   What is the difference between decriminalisation and legalisation? ... In 1987, South Australia was the first state to decriminalise minor cannabis offences. The possession of up to 100 grams of marijuana ... go to NCPIC’s Cannabis Legislation ...  Visit - http://ncpic.org.au/ncpic/publications/factsheets/article/cannabis-and-the-law

Australia - Resource, Org; local Marijuana Laws in Australia - Deep Pencil, posted May 19th 2009 | State by state:

VICTORIA - Possession of cannabis is a criminal offence, but first or second-time offenders with less than 50 grams may be cautioned. /

NSW - Possession is criminal, but with less than 15 grams, offenders can receive up to two cautions. /

WESTERN AUSTRALIA - Government plans to decriminalise possession of up to 30 grams or up to two non-hydroponic plants, but $200 fines will apply. First-time offenders are now cautioned. /

QUEENSLAND - Possession is criminal, but adults may be cautioned. /

ACT - Possession of up to 25 grams, or five plants, is not a criminal offence but carries a $100 fine. /

SOUTH AUSTRALIA - Possession by adults of not more than 100 grams or one non-hydroponic plant is not criminal but carries fines of up to $150. /

TASMANIA - Possession is criminal, but offenders with less than 50 grams may be cautioned. /

NORTHERN TERRITORY - Possession by adults of up to 50 grams or two plants is not criminal, but carries a fine of $100.

  Source: National Drug Research Institute - May 23rd, 2003. ... use, grow, import or sell cannabis (marijuana), cannabis ... could go torwards hospitals and medical ...  Visit - http://www.deeppencil.com/marijuana-laws-in-australia/

Australia - status Legal and medical status of cannabis From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | Australia (Australia) Illegal (Decriminalized) | Cannabis is an illegal, Decriminalized drug in Australia. It is Decriminalized for personal use in small amounts in some states, a criminal offence in others. Enforcement varies from state to state.[3] ... source - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legality_of_cannabis_by_country

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Australia - Resource, Org; local Erowid Cannabis Vault : Legal Status, Marijuana (ORG, Info) Cannabis laws state by state. Decriminalized in Western Australia & South Australia. Tasmania, Victoria, & Queensland policies involve ticketing for below 50 grams. Nov 2001: Western Australia Announces Decriminalization of Cannabis South Australia Cannabis Law Confusion (Out of Date South Australia Cannabis Laws) ... Visit: http://www.erowid.org/plants/cannabis/cannabis_law.shtml

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Marijuana is in Schedule IV of the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, making it subject to special restrictions. Article 2 provides for the following, in reference to Schedule IV drugs:

    A Party shall, if in its opinion the prevailing conditions in its country render it the most appropriate means of protecting the public health and welfare, prohibit the production, manufacture, export and import of, trade in, possession or use of any such drug except for amounts which may be necessary for medical and scientific research only, including clinical trials therewith to be conducted under or subject to the direct supervision and control of the Party.

This provision, while apparently providing for the limitation of marijuana to research purposes only, also seems to allow some latitude for nations to make their own judgments. The official Commentary on the Single Convention indicates that Parties are expected to make that judgment in good faith. Visit - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Legal_and_medical_status_of_cannabis - for more.

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Australia - Resource, Org; local Medicinal cannabis in Australia? « Marijuana & Cannabis Blog - | I’ve introduced a bill which would allow fines to be waived for the personal cultivation and use of marijuana for people suffering designated medical conditions. This would be on the proviso that a medical practitioner has signed a palliative cannabis certificate, saying that the person is suffering from a specified illness or disease, the symptoms of which might be palliated by the smoking or consumption of cannabis or cannabis resin. …   Each year in Australia there are approximately 19,000 deaths from the use of tobacco, 2,000 from alcohol and 1,000 for all other illicit drugs combined. Paracetamol kills 400 people per year, and even aspirin causes more deaths than cannabis. In fact, ABS figures do not show cannabis as causing any deaths.  Visit - http://marijuanacannabis.wordpress.com/2008/08/01/medicinal-cannabis-australia/

Australia - Resources, Organizations, Links and other Families and Friends for Drug Law Reform (Australia) | committed to preventing tragedy that arises from illicit drug use Features: Membership, Newsletter, Commentary URL: http://www.ffdlr.org.au/

Australia - Resources, Organizations, Links and other Nimbin HEMP Embassy | Nimbin HEMP Embassy Press Releases Features: News, Press Releases, Search Engine, History, Research URL: http://www.hempembassy.net/

Australia - Resources, Organizations, Links and other ... and more at DrugSense / MAPinc > Drug Policy Organizations, Links and other Resources | Find a Resource near you -or- Enter yours!   ...   Visit - http://mapinc.org/dpr.htm.

Australia - Resource, Org; local 420Australia - Cannabis Marijuana Hemp Portal | Welcome to 420Australia, New Zealand & Australian cannabis portal. Medical Marijuana information, Cannabis Law Reform ... is illegal in Australia,   however, there are no national laws dealing with cannabis ...  Visit - http://420australia.com/

Australia - Resource, Org; local Help End Marijuana Prohibition: HEMP Party Organizations and other Resources - HEMP Party Australia HEMP Party Australia | Welcome to the Help End Marijuana Prohibition (HEMP) Party of Australia.   Australia lagging behind Cannabis legislation . Although industrial hemp is legally grown under ... seem to think we are only about industrial hemp or medical marijuana.  Visit - http://australianhempparty.com/

Australia - Resource, Org; local Australian Cannabis Law Reform Movement. - Nimbin Australia events, plus | Cannabist Commando Training 1.01, Global Marijuana March, WEB CAMERA ON GROWING CANNABIS ... and more. The A.C.L.R.M rose from the need to focus on the single issue of JUST Cannabis Law Reform, rather than attempt to change the paradigm from a General Drug Law Reform Platform,  we are not the Australian Heroin Law Reform Movement, nor are we the Australian Meta Amphetamine Law Reform Movement, we are the Australian Cannabis Law Reform Movement and JUST Cannabis Law Reform is the ONLY item on our agenda. Nimbin, NSW, Australia, for just cannabis law reform ... believes that this simple act of legislation ... legal and taxable medical marijuana industry. Let it be ...  Visit - http://www.nimbinaustralia.com/aclrm/cannabis-law-reform.html

Australia - Resource, Org; local Resources, AUSTRALIA * Cannabis-campaigners-guide-activists-contacts. This info courtesy of CANNABIS CAMPAIGNER'S GUIDE; to LEGALISE CANNABIS AND for OTHER ACTIVISTS GROUPS. AUSTRALIA AUSTRALIAN CANNABIS LAW REFORM MOVEMENT http://www.nimbinaustralia.com/ HEMP BAR MEDICAL CANNABIS AWARENESS BLOG ... Visit: http://www.ccguide.org//activists.php#australia for more!

Australia - Resource, Org; local nimbinaustralia.com (ORG, Info) Alternative Lifestyle Community Directory - networking nimbin now * Including, but not limited to the AUSTRALIAN CANNABIS LAW REFORM MOVEMENT. ... Visit: http://www.nimbinaustralia.com/

Australia - Resource, Org; local DrugInfo - Medical Cannabis: Australia (GOV, LINKs) The Cancer Council: Medical Use of Marijuana (Cannabis) ? The Medical Use of Cannabis: Recent Developments ... The problems associated with drug use invariably raise a wide range of issues from education and prevention through treatment and rehabilitation to law enforcement. Therefore the NSW Government has adopted a whole-of-government approach to problems associated with drug abuse. The NSW Government has established The Office of Drug & Alcohol Policy to provide leadership, and to assist in the development and implementation of a government-integrated approach to drug programs and policies. ... Visit: http://www.druginfo.nsw.gov.au/medicinal_use_of_cannabis/medicinal_cannabis_australia

Australia - Resource, Org; local Medicinal Marihuana - Medicinal Cannabis in Australia (ORG, Info) medicinal-marihuana.com. | Medicinal Marijuana and Cannabis Information Center on world wide legislations and ballots. ... The Use of Cannabis for Medical Purposes ... Visit: http://www.medicinal-marihuana.com/australia.htm

Australia - Resource, Org; local Drug Legalization & Policy (BLOG, Info) Pauls crime and justice page: criminal justice ethics;Pt 3 - Administration on Medical Marijuana: City Hall Courtyard Will Be Medical Marijuana Dispensary for Victims ... This page contains resources about drug policy in general and marijuana legalization, which many see as a logical first step. Although the authors both agree that medical marijuana should be made available to AIDS and cancer patients, the issue is still controversial and will be included here. ... Visit: http://www.paulsjusticepage.com/cjethics/2-limitsoflaw/drugs.htm

Australia - Resource, Org; local MEDICAL CANNABIS AUSTRALIA Raw Cannabis Juice | Raw THCa is Not Psychoactive: It Is a Powerful Anti-Inflammatory Medicine. ... plus: Cannabis News Medical Cannabis Petition Videos Submit A Medical Cannabis Testimonial THC molecule t-shirts, hoodies and stickers Hemp Shop Contact   ... US Dept of Justice: "In Strict Medical Terms, Marijuana Is Far Safer than Many of the ... Medical Cannabis Australia; Cannabis News; Medical Cannabis Petition; Videos; Submit A Medical ... Healing 'Leaf' - Film About Raw Cannabis Juice  Visit - http://www.medicalmarijuana.com.au/

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Australia - Resource, Org; local eMJA: Rising cannabis use in Indigenous communities (ORG, LINKs {News, 2002} ) (Medical Journal of Australia) MJA 2002 177 (7): 395-396 by Alan R Clough, Sheree Cairney, Paul Maruff and Robert Parker * NT police have targeted cannabis in remote communities. ... Letters - Rising cannabis use in Indigenous communities. TO THE EDITOR: We write to alert policy makers and clinicians to the challenge presented by rising cannabis use in north-east Arnhem Land, in the Northern Territory, given that many current cannabis users were previously petrol sniffers. In the past five years, there has been a rise in cannabis use and evidence of expansion of supply links in the Miwatj region. There are concerns that rising cannabis use is associated with social effects: increased family violence, drug-alcohol psychosis, self-harm and suicide, and community disruption. Policy makers seeking to foster initiatives to minimise harmful outcomes must develop general policies that can have local effects in a varied Northern Territory population. NT police have targeted cannabis in remote communities. A Substance Abuse Select Committee and Illicit Drugs Task Force, each with Indigenous representation, will report to the NT government during 2002. ... Visit: http://www.mja.com.au/public/issues/177_07_071002/clough_071002.html

Australia - Resource, Org; local eMJA: The Medical Journal of Australia; Allowing the medical use of cannabis (ORG, LINKs {News, 2001} ) Wayne D Hall, Louisa J Degenhardt and David Currow; MJA 2001; 175: 39-40. These recommendations do not address the needs of those currently using cannabis for medical purposes, as THC is not registered for medical use in Australia ... Cannabis has been advocated as a treatment for nausea, vomiting, wasting, pain and muscle spasm in cancer, HIV/AIDS, and neurological disorders. Such uses are prohibited by law; cannabinoid drugs are not registered for medical use in Australia and a smoked plant product is unlikely to be registered. A New South Wales Working Party has recommended granting exemption from prosecution to patients who are medically certified to have specified medical conditions. This proposal deserves to be considered by other State and Territory governments. IN AUGUST 1999, the New South Wales Premier convened a Working Party on the Use of Cannabis for Medical Purposes1 to advise on whether cannabis and cannabinoid drugs had any medical uses and, if so, to suggest how these substances could be made available for medical use without decriminalising cannabis for non-medical use. The Working Party's report was tabled in Parliament on 1 November 2000. Its recommendations were endorsed in principle by the Premier and are currently being considered by the NSW government. We believe that they deserve wider consideration. ... Visit: http://www.mja.com.au/public/issues/175_01_020701/hall/hall.html

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Australia - Resources, Meetings and Meet-Ups Meetings and Meet-Ups > Medical Cannabis Meetup Groups - Medical Cannabis Meetups around the world | Find a Medical Cannabis Meetup Group near you ... grouped by City and Country ... find the ones with the most people interested in Medical Cannabis Meetups in Australia ... international, national, provincial, municipal levels   Click > here.

Australia  - Resource, Org; local WeBeHigh.org - marijuana prices, and where to buy weed in Australia | Adelaide, Batemans Bay, Brisbane, Canberra, Launceston, Melbourne, Nimbin, Perth, Shepparton, Sydney * Visit - WeBeHigh.org

    Australia - Contacts; local Adelaide, South Australia (SA) | Smoking tolerance level [1= very illegal 5=virtually legal]: 4.5 --- Legislation: Under the Cannabis Expiation Notice scheme possessing less than 100 grams of cannabis, 20 grams of hash, use of cannabis in private and cultivating one plant are not criminal offenses. A fine is paid and the matter is forgotten. Using cannabis in public places is not covered by this system, nor is dealing. * Read more >>

    Australia - Contacts; local Brisbane, Queensland (QLD) | Smoking tolerance level [1= very illegal 5=virtually legal]: 4.5 --- Legislation: It is Illegal in Queensland and all drug use is taken as a serious breach of law. Law enforcement: Law is enforced, and some of my friends have been in trouble. Just be discreet and you’ll do fine. * Read more >>

    Australia - Contacts; local Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) | Smoking tolerance level [1= very illegal 5=virtually legal]: 4.5 --- Legislation: Posession of Cannabis is illegal, but the posession of 25 grams of dried Cannabis for personal use has been decriminalised in the ACT, meaning that it will not warrant a criminal conviction. Similarly, anyone can grow up to two Cannabis plants without facing criminal charges – instead, the police have the discretion to issue a “Simple Cannabis Offence Notice”. * Read more >>

    Australia - Contacts; local Melbourne, Victoria (VIC) Smoking tolerance level [1= very illegal 5=virtually legal]: 4 --- Legislation: First timers or travellers carrying small amounts under 2-3 grams may get off with a caution, possibly a court appearance with a small fine (approx $AU200 =$US130). Same could be said for anyone growing one or two small plants. Anything more than this would be considered criminal and can attract heavy penalties such as large fines, suspended sentences and jail time (but rarely more than a period of 3-4 months for a relatively serious case eg. cultivation and trafficking of a pound to an adult). * Read more >>

    Australia - Contacts; local Nimbin, New South Wales (NSW) Smoking tolerance level [1= very illegal 5=virtually legal]: 3.5 --- Legislation: Pot is illegal, but enforcement is largely limited to frequent dealers. Still, it is usually safe if you keep your weed out of sight. Law Enforcement: When caught with Marijuana, you will be given an infringement notice if it is a small amount for personal use. If it is a trafficable amount you will spend the night in a police watch-house, and appear in court the next day, unless thats a Saturday, in which case you could be stuck till Monday unless you can get Police bail. * Read more >>

    Australia - Contacts; local Perth, Western Australia (WA) Smoking tolerance level [1= very illegal 5=virtually legal]: 4 --- Legislation: From 22 March 2004, changes to the law in WA mean that police can now issue an infringement notice to people over 18 found with less than 30 grams of cannabis or smoking equipment. While cannabis use remains illegal, police now have an alternative to laying criminal charges in defined circumstances. An infringement notice can result in a fine or attending an education session with a drug counsellor. It's illegal to grow and to smoke but you can probably get off with a couple of small plants in your backyard. * Read more >>

    Australia - Contacts; local Sydney, New South Wales (NSW) | Smoking tolerance level [1= very illegal 5=virtually legal]: 3 outta five --- Legislation: Cultivating, selling, dealing, possessing, smoking, or consuming the products of this plant is an offence. Cannabis is illegal, and you will get arrested for it. It’s illegal and cops do look for it. there have been a lot of busts recently. lots of the younger generation are not smoking as much pot as before in sydney as crystal meth is the new trend unfortunately ( what wrong wit there people weed is the SHITT!). * Read more >>

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Cannabis in Australia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia | The 420 Australia Cannabis, Marijuana and Hemp Portal bills itself as "an information site on the many potential ... "Medical Use of Cannabis in Australia: ...    Visit - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannabis_in_Australia

Australia - Resource, Org; local Perth, Australia Marijuana Prices, Laws, Buying & Information ... | Where to buy weed and marijuana seeds in Perth, Australia ... BUY MEDICAL MARIJUANA WEED NOW HARSH OIL AND PAIN MEDS.MEDICAL MARIJUANA STRAINS AVAILABLE.    Visit - www.marijuanatravels.com/cities/aus/perth

Australia - Resource, Org; local Medical Cannabis In Australia | The Weed Blog | This is a news clip that I came across on YouTube talking about medical marijuana in Australia. ... Medical Cannabis In Australia    Visit - www.theweedblog.com/medical-cannabis-in-australia

Australia - Resource, Org; local Medical marijuana debate Australia - Australia news, internet | Medical marijuana use in Australia has been illegal for around 50 years. ... on what long term affect medical cannabis might have on lung, ... Perth Now (WA >>    Visit - www.australiaau.com/news/medical-marijuana-debate-australia/

Australia - Resource, Org; local Cannabis News Australia | Cannabis News Australia | Focusing on providing information on the political movement and/or Cannabis legalisation in Australia and compiling Marijuana ... Medical Marijuana discussion ...    Visit - cannabisnewsaustralia.com

Australia - Resource, Org; local Marijuana Seeds and Cannabis Seeds | Seed Bank Australia | Medical Marijuana Seeds and Cannabis Seeds FOR SALE. Include CBD and THC Indica and Sativa Cannabis Seed strains available from Seed Bank Australia. ... marijuana ...    Visit - www.marijuanaseeds.com.au/

Australia - Resource, Org; local Medical Marijuana Australia | Marijuana Oil and Cannabis Oil | The proposed medical marijuana initiative to legalise marijuana oil in Australia is a narrowly ... to allow Medical Marijuana oil and/or cannabis plant ... >>    Visit - www.marijuanaoil.com.au/medical-marijuana-australia

Australia - Resource, Org; local Australia Prime Minister Backs Medical Cannabis, Says New | Medical marijuana and cannabis news, ... A proposal to legalize medical cannabis in New ... gained huge support this week as Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbot ...    Visit >> www.tokeofthetown.com/2014/09/australia_prime_minister_backs_medical_cannabis_sa.php

Australia - Resource, Org; local medical marijuana | Cannabis News Australia | Over the past year Australians have been slowly introduced to the idea of Medical Marijuana through heart ... Like Australia, in New Zealand cannabis is illegal ...    Visit >> cannabisnewsaustralia.com/tag/medical-marijuana

Australia - Resource, Org; local (2008) Perth Australia Marijuana Laws? Anybody know?? If my neighbor got caught growing 10 marijuana plants in his garage would he go to jail? | 2008 Perth Australia Marijuana ...   of marijuana for medical purposes were today warmly welcomed by a Perth man who claims he uses cannabis to ... >>  Visit - answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20081206155312AAchS9n

Australia - Resource, Org; local National Drug Strategy (Australia) - Medical Marijuana - ProCon.org | National Drug Strategy (Australia) biography. ... 12 States with Pending Legislation to Legalize Medical Marijuana · Teen Marijuana Use, 1999-2006 ... " In Australia the use of cannabis for… National Drug Strategy (Australia) Position: Now Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should marijuana be a medical option?" Reasoning: "In Australia the use of cannabis for any purpose is illegal. Although there have been some suggestions that clinical trials of cannabis for medicinal purposes should be conducted (e.g. the NSW government in 2003), no jurisdiction has indicated that they will conduct trials in the near future, and there does not appear to be widespread support for medical trials at the government level.   There is some evidence, from clinical research and case reports, that cannabis (more specifically, the cannabinoid THC) reduces nausea and stimulates appetite, which can benefit cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy, and those suffering from HIV/AIDS-related wasting syndrome. There is some evidence suggesting that THC can also assist with the symptoms of multiple sclerosis due to its anti-spasmodic properties (e.g. Zajicek et al., 2005). Cannabis may have analgesic properties which could benefit sufferers of a wide range of disorders, and may also act as an antiglaucoma agent (see Hall et al., 2001, for a review)."  Visit - http://medicalmarijuana.procon.org/view.source.php?sourceID=009118

Australia - Resource, Org; local Medical Marijuana in Australia - Spring 1995 (ORG, LINKs {News, 1995 } ) Australian efforts to end the medical prohibition of marijuana are part of a rapidly expanding global debate over the inexpensive plant's therapeutic ... Medical Marijuana in Australia. Australia has suddenly taken the lead in the rapidly accelerating global debate over marijuana's medical use. Last November, politicians in the Australian Capital Territory voted to allow doctors to determine when marijuana is medically appropriate. The decision enraged the Australian Federal Police and intensive lobbying efforts began to reverse the legislative action. In a scene that has become all too familiar, legislators caved-in to the demands of the police, reversed their earlier action, and voted to block doctors from legally prescribing marijuana. ... Visit: http://www.druglibrary.org/olsen/medical/act/australi.html

Australia - Resource, Org; local A Guide to Medical Cannabis (ORG, LINKs) The Therapeutic Uses of Cannabis and Links to Medical Marijuana Web sites ... AUSTRALIA: Legal Cannabis Proposed For Pain Relief: Sydney Morning Herald ... Visit: http://www.ccguide.org.uk/medical.php

Australia - Resource, Org; local Medical Cannabis Cures | The Cure for Cancer Australia | OZ Stoners - Australia's oldest & largest cannabis community & cannabis information ... Throughout the state's 10-year Compassionate Marijuana Medical law, ...   What does Medical Cannabis Cure and Relieve; Cannabis cures and reliefs but not limited to ...  Visit - http://thecureforcanceraustralia.com/index.php?p=1_5_Medical-Cannabis-Cures

Australia - Resources, Organizations, Links and other MarijuanaAustraliana.net | PROMOTING CANNABIS LAW REFORM AND EDUCATION IN AUSTRALIA Features: Search Engine, Membership, Forum, News URL: http://www.MarijuanaAustraliana.net/

Australia - Resource, Org; local News-Medical.Net (BIZ, BOOK) New book highlights pros and cons of medical use of cannabis. The book includes the results of the recent NSW Government-approved high THC cannabis trials, the results of the first comprehensive Australian medical ... A new book which brings together the relevant science regarding the beneficial effects of cannabis for identified medical conditions and explains many harmful side effects has been launched at Australia's Southern Cross University today. Its author, Andrew Kavasilas, the founder of the Medical Cannabis Information Service and a noted researcher in the field, has stressed that the publication - "Medical Uses of Cannabis-Information for Medical Practitioners" - is a reference tool and not a manual for treatment. This publication is a summary of peer reviewed literature and international reviews concerning the potential therapeutic uses and harmful effects of cannabis. The book, which retails for AUD$45, is available from the publisher, Inn Press, PO Box 463 Manly NSW 2095, Australia. For more on the story Visit: http://www.news-medical.net/?id=1677

Australia - Resource, Org; local Cannabis Amotivational Syndrome by Dr. Peter L. Nelson (INFO, Article) Weller cites Halikas et al's summary of the medical literature which .... Thus, there are just under a million regular cannabis users in Australia who ... CANNABIS AMOTIVATIONAL SYNDROME AND PERSONALITY TRAIT ABSORPTION: A REVIEW AND RECONCEPTUALIZATION by Peter L. Nelson, Ph.D., Centre for Humanities and Human Sciences, Southern Cross University, Lismore, NSW 2480, Australia. ABSTRACT. This paper argues that the so-called cannabis 'amotivation syndrome', widely reported in the literature, may not be a single nosological entity, but represent, instead, a change in cognitive style emerging as a result of cannabis's ability to facilitate a unique attentional state favoured by those who have a higher than average level of a personality factor referred to as 'trait absorption'. Exaggeration of the absorptive style of cognition through cannabis use, when taken in the context of either a pre-existing or a reactive depression, may be what has been mistakenly categorized as 'amotivational syndrome'. ... Visit: http://www.druglibrary.org/schaffer/hemp/medical/canb1.htm

Australia - Resource, Org; local The Medical Marijuana Issue Among PWAS; Reports of Therapeutic Use and Attitudes Toward Legal Reform (ORG, Article) by Wesner, Ben. Working Paper Series, University of Hawaii at Minoa. June, 1996(3). Introduction. This pilot study provides an initial examination of the possible therapeutic uses of marijuana by persons with AIDS/HIV (PWAs) living in Honolulu, HI. Its original purpose was to determine the existence of a group of medical marijuana users in Hawaii, and estimate their degree of political support for a legal reform campaign. Includes “The Health and Psychological Consequences of Cannabis Use. Australia National Drug Strategy Monograph Series No. 25. Hollister, L. 1992.” And more. ... Visit: http://www.ukcia.org/research/MMjIssueamongPWAs.html

Australia - Resource, Org; local CENTER FOR COGNITIVE LIBERTY & ETHICS: Thought Criminals (ORG, Article) Prepared for Members and Committees of State Legislatures. Medical Marijuana & Cognitive Liberty. First Amendment Implications of Marijuana Legislation by Analyst: Richard Glen Boire, J.D. for the CENTER FOR COGNITIVE LIBERTY & ETHICS (CCLE). Executive Summary: “Medical marijuana is controversial for one reason; namely, as part and parcel of its beneficial medicinal properties, the plant produces a mild shift in consciousness that many people find enjoyable, beneficial, and in some cases spiritual. Under well-established legal principles related to intellectual freedom, freedom of thought, freedom of expression, and privacy, the government is not permitted to restrain the manner or mode in which a person thinks. The Center for Cognitive Liberty & Ethics submits this analysis to clarify that concerns related to the psychoactive effects of marijuana (when used for medicine or otherwise) are not only misplaced, such concerns are contrary to law in light of our nation’s abiding respect for individual liberty and freedom of thought.” File Format: PDF/Adobe Acrobat - View as HTMLMedical marijuana is controversial for one reason; namely, ..... Legislative Options for Cannabis in Australia, Report on the National Task Force ... Visit: http://www.cognitiveliberty.org/pdf/medmj_rept.pdf

Australia - Resource, Org; local Cannabis use in Australian teenage girls on a high - 15 March 2002 | Teenage girls are now just as likely as teenage boys to use cannabis, according to Australian research that contradicts the findings of earlier studies. A household survey found one-quarter of adolescents aged 13-17 had tried cannabis. Use in teenage girls had increased at a more rapid rate. 'This contrasts with earlier studies which reported strong gender effects with both the prevalence and frequency of cannabis use being higher among males than females,' the researchers wrote in the British Journal of Psychiatry (2002; 180: 216-21). A total of 1261 adolescents, representative of the population, was included in the survey. Cannabis use was also found to increase rapidly with age, rising from 7 per cent among 13 year-olds to 41 per cent in 17 year-olds. The drug was also more popular among those who lived with a sole parent. MyDr.com.au (BIZ, News {2002}) CANNABIS USE IN AUSTRALIAN TEENAGE GIRLS ON A HIGH. Teenage girls are now just as likely as teenage boys to use cannabis, according to Australian research that contradicts the findings of earlier studies. A household survey found one-quarter of adolescents aged 13-17 had tried cannabis. Use in teenage girls had increased at a more rapid rate. ... ranks myDr as the number 5 Health and Medical Information Website in Australia. ... Visit: http://www.mydr.com.au/default.asp?article=3569

International - Resources Treating Yourself | Medical Cannabis reference links. ... Mission: TreatingYourself.com was created in May 2002 to provide medical marijuana users with information to assist them in their responsible use of medical marijuana. At their site they have info and links like -

    International - Resources International Association for Cannabis as Medicine (IACM) | The International Association for Cannabis as Medicine (IACM) was founded in March 2000. It is a scientific society advocating the improvement of the legal situation for the use of the hemp plant (Cannabis sativa L.) and its pharmacologically most important active compounds, the cannabinoids, for therapeutic applications through promotion of research and dissemination of information. ...   ...   Visit - http://www.acmed.org/.

    International - Resources Marijuana and Medicine: Assessing the Science Base | INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE (IOM) Report, 1999. The medical use of marijuana is surrounded by a cloud of social, political, and religious controversy, which obscures the facts that should be considered in the debate.   ...   Visit - http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?record_id=6376.

    International - Resources Marijuana: The Forbidden Medicine - by Dr. Grinspoon | Since marijuana is largely a folk medicine, not generally recognized by the medical establishment, the people who know most about it are those who use it on their own. The purpose of our website is to gain access to that body of knowledge so that we can share it with potential patients and physicians.   ...   Visit - http://rxmarijuana.com/exchange.htm.

    International - Resources Drug War Facts on medical marijuana | "A valuable resource for anyone concerned with drug policy." — Ira Rosen, Senior Producer, ABC News. "A compendium of facts that fly in the face of accepted wisdom." — David F. Duncan, Clinical Associate Professor, Brown University Medical School.   ...   Visit - http://drugwarfacts.org/cms/?q=node/54.

    International - Resources Health Canada - Information for the Patient - Marihuana (Cannabis) | This leaflet [link] is published by Health Canada for patients who have been authorized by Health Canada to possess dried marihuana.   ...   Visit - http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/marihuana/how-comment/applicant-demandeur/info_patient-eng.php.

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International - Resources, Information ASA: Medical Info » Educational Booklets on Medical Cannabis » Multiple Sclerosis and Medical Cannabis | A Note from Americans for Safe Access: We are committed to ensuring safe, legal availability of marijuana for medical uses. This brochure is intended to help doctors, patients and policymakers better understand how marijuana—or "cannabis" as it is more properly called—may be used as a treatment for people with serious medical conditions.   This booklet contains information about using cannabis as medicine. ... and legal access to medical cannabis (medical marijuana) for therapeutic uses ... International, and elsewhere have shown great promise for new medical applications. ...   ...   Visit - http://www.safeaccessnow.org/article.php?id=4558.


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Australia - LEGAL Resources and related Items Ask an Australian Lawyer - A Lawyer Will Answer You Now | Australia Law;   Ask a Question, Get an Answer ASAP!  Visit - australia-law.justanswer.com

Australia - Resource, Org; local Legislation Australia (Lexadin) | Administrative / Public Law / Banking law / Civil Law / Commercial Law / Communications and Media Law / Company law / Constitutional law ... Constitutional law The Australian Constitution The Constitution of Australia   Litigation and court procedure Childrens Court Act 1992 (Queensland) Court Procedures Act 2004 (Australian Capital Territory)  Visit - http://www.lexadin.nl/wlg/legis/nofr/oeur/lxweaus.htm

Australia - Resource, Org; local Australasian Legal Information Institute (AustLII) | Cases & Legislation >> Australia. All Databases; Commonwealth; ACT; New South Wales; Northern Territory; Queensland; South Australia; Tasmania; Victoria Australasian Legal Information Institute A joint facility of UTS and UNSW Faculties of Law   500 databases from all Australasian jurisdictions Commonwealth ACT New South Wales Northern Territory Queensland South Australia Tasmania Victoria Western Australia  Visit - http://www.austlii.edu.au/

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Australia - Resource, Org; local Legislative options for cannabis use in Australia | LEGISLATIVE OPTIONS FOR CANNABIS USE IN AUSTRALIA Commonwealth of Australia 1994 Monograph No. 26 | This paper is concerned with the legislative options available for cannabis, and the impact of those options on the community at large and on the law enforcement sector. It has been prepared by the Australian Institute of Criminology at the request of the National Task Force on Cannabis; the Task Force plans to use this paper in developing its recommendations to the National Drug Strategy Committee.  ... cannabis legislation in Australia ... Australia. Royal Commission into the Non-Medical Use of Drugs 1978, Cannabis ... Australia 1978, p.i). Like the word 'marijuana', 'cannabis ...  Visit - http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/64170211F1F2224BCA256F180057486A/$File/ndsp7_7.pdf

Australia - Resource, Org; local Law and legislation - australia.gov.au | Information about law and legislation can be discovered on australia.gov.au. Law and legislation; Acts and Legislation Search - ComLaw - The ComLaw site provides a search facility for legal information. ComLaw contains Commonwealth Acts, as well as other documents such as Bills and Legislative Instruments (Regulations), in electronic form. ComLaw does not provide access to State Legislation or Commonwealth and State Case Law Databases. A Quick Reference Guide is available to guide you through the form and functions of the site. http://www.comlaw.gov.au/   Legislation links (popular titles) - The ComLaw page has links to the most requested items of legislation. http://www.comlaw.gov.au/Home/Populartitles - Australian law : selected websites ...  Visit - http://australia.gov.au/topics/australian-facts-and-figures/law-and-legislation

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Australia - Resource, Org; local The Cancer Council New South Wales :: Medical use of marijuana (cannabis) Fact Sheet (ORG, Info) Cannabis is a herbaceous plant belonging to the hemp family and has two subspecies - cannabis sativa and cannabis indica. It is cannabis indica which is the main source of the drug marijuana and various other preparations. Cannabis usage usually takes the form of smoking herbal cannabis (marijuana) consisting of dried leaves and female flower heads. Cannabis has 21 chemically-related carbon alkaloids which are called cannabinoids of which the most notable are delta-9 tetrahydrocannabinol (known as THC) and cannabidiol. Cannabinoid receptors are found in distinct areas of the brain and spinal column. ... Visit: http://www.cancercouncil.com.au/editorial.asp?pageid=1778

Australia - Resource, Org; local Medical Cannabis Survey by the University of New South Wales (Australia) (ORG, Info {Survey}) If you live in Australia, use cannabis for medicinal purposes, and would like to to participate in an anonymous survey ... Medical Cannabis Survey of the University of New South Wales (Australia). The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the University of New South Wales, Australia is conducting a survey of medicinal cannabis use. In Australia, there is still little known about the experiences of people who use cannabis for symptom relief. As the NSW Government has announced it will conduct a trial of medical cannabis use, we need a better understanding of the issues experienced by people who are currently using cannabis for this purpose. If you live in Australia, use cannabis for medicinal purposes, and would like to participate in an anonymous survey please visit: http://www.cannabis-med.org/english/australia.htm …download the survey, fill out and send the filled questionnaire to: Peter Gates, National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, University of NSW, Sydney NSW 2052

Australia - Resource, Org; local Australian Medical Association (ORG) Endorses Medical Marijuana Trials (1999) "The Australian Medical Association is the latest group to join a worldwide coalition of health organizations calling for legal access to medical marijuana ... Australian Medical Association Endorses Medical Marijuana Trials, Decriminalization For Personal Use. “The government should make marijuana available as a medicine to seriously ill patients, and remove criminal penalties for the possession of small amounts of marijuana, the Australian Medical Association (AMA) declared recently. They said that drugs should be treated as a health issue, not as a criminal matter.” ... Visit: http://www.norml.org/index.cfm?Group_ID=3994

Australia - Resource, Org; local Family Council on Drug Awareness (FCDA) Cannabis Consumers: Health and Safety tips (ORG, Info) While smoking cannabis (marijuana) is not particularly risky from the standpoint of physical health, common sense cautions against inhaling large amounts of smoke over extended periods of time. Certain practices can further reduce health risks. Among these are the use of foods and tinctures, use of a vaporizer, and smoking safety habits. ... Visit: http://www.fcda.org/safetytips.htm

Australia - Resource, Org; local MedicalMJ.org - The Coalition for Medical Marijuana | Medical Marijuana News and Facts (ORG, Info) Ed Rosenthal Convicted Again In Retrial For Cultivating Medical Marijuana ... "Marijuana May Delay Alzheimer's: Study," Reuters / Sydney (Australia) Morning ... and more. ... Visit: http://www.medicalmj.org/


Australia - Resources, Organizations, Links and other Alcohol and other Drugs Council of Australia | Alcohol and other Drugs Council of Australia - ADCA - is the peak, national, non-government organisation representing the interests of the Australian alcohol and other drugs sector, providing a national voice for people working to reduce the harm caused by alcohol and other drugs. Features: Policy, Publications, Press Releases, Search Engine, Membership, Research, Mailing List(s), News URL: http://www.adca.org.au/

Australia - Resources, Organizations, Links and other Australian National Council on Drugs | The Australian National Council on Drugs (ANCD) is the principal advisory body to Government on drug policy and plays a critical role in ensuring the voice of the community is heard in relation to drug related policies and strategies. Features: Research, Publications, Press Releases URL: http://www.ancd.org.au/

Australia - Legal Resources DrugScience.org | Marijuana Research Links: Medical Use ... summaries; scientific and legal arguments for medical marijuana; search engine for research reports on ... Organizations. Medical Cannabis and Scientific ... Library: Research Links Research Guide ... Use the links below to research any aspect of marijuana, medical cannabis, drug policy and the public policy process including: Medical Cannabis and Scientific Research; Gettman on the Web; Dependence, Addiction, and Abuse Potential; Criminal Justice and Public Health Data; U.S. Drug Policy; Legal and Legislative Aspects of Drug Policy; International Drug Policy; Non-Profit Organizations   ...   Visit - http://www.drugscience.org/lib/links.html.

Russia - Legal Resources The International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS) | The ICRS is a non-political and non-religious organization dedicated to scientific research in all fields of the cannabinoids, ranging from biochemical, chemical and physiological studies of the endogenous cannabinoid system to studies of the abuse potential of recreational cannabis.   ...   Visit - http://cannabinoidsociety.org/.

The 19th Annual Symposium of the International Cannabinoid Research Society Sun, 03/08/2009 | The ICRS is a non-political and non-religious organization dedicated to scientific research in all fields of the cannabinoids, ranging from biochemical, chemical and physiological studies of the endogenous cannabinoid system to studies of the abuse potential of recreational cannabis. In addition to acting as a source for impartial information on cannabis and the cannabinoids, the main role of the ICRS is to provide an open forum for researchers to meet and discuss their results.

The mission of the ICRS is to: foster cannabinoid research, to promote exchange of information and ideas about cannabis and the cannabinoids through the organization of scientific meetings; to encourage financial support from funding agencies and industries; to facilitate liasons between funding agencies, industry and the academic community, and to serve as a source of reliable information on the chemistry, pharmacology, toxicology and the behavioral, psychological and social effects of cannabis and the cannabinoids (ICRS By-Laws, adopted June 1992).   ...   Visit - http://www.medicalmarijuanadoctors.org/international-cannabinoid-research-society%20.

Russia - Resources ASA's Federal Quarterly Newsletter » Medical Cannabis Policy Update: Spring 2009 | Medical Cannabis Developments: Legislative, Legal, State Programs, International and Research ... for California Provider of Medical Cannabis. >> INTERNATIONAL >> CANADA: Restrictions of Medical Cannabis Program Unconstitutional Russia: Autonomous Regions Can Allow Doctors to Prescribe Cannabis   ...   Visit - http://www.safeaccessnow.org/article.php?id=5730.

Russia - Resources A International World Wide Listings Of Marijuana & Cannabis Clinics & Dispensary's | California Medical Marijuana Buyers Club ... A Indepth Roster & Reviews California Medical Marijuana Dispensaries ... National & International Marijuana Dispensary's Clinic Listings. Any Medical Clinics & Or Dispensaries Or Delivery Services Who Would Like To Get Listed Here On This Page Of Our Website.   ...   Visit - http://www.onlinepot.org/medical/medicalclinics.htm.

Resources, Organizations - NORML Medical Use by State NORML Home / Medical Use by State. All States and Canada Mexico Europe Other ... See Map: www.norml.org/index.cfm?Group_ID=3376 for more.

Resources, Organizations - Patients Out of Time, a patient advocacy organization Patients Out of Time is a patient advocacy organization with a universal constituency. They support the rights of patients to have a legal and safe access to the therapeutic use of cannabis. The mission of their organization, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, is the education of health care professionals and the public about the therapeutic use of cannabis. Their leadership is composed of medical and nursing professionals with expertise in the clinical applications of cannabis and five of the seven patients (two wish to remain anonymous) who receive their medical cannabis from the US government. Patients Out of Time is the only national non-profit in the United States that focuses only on therapeutic cannabis issues. Visit - www.medicalcannabis.com

Resources, Organizations - Marijuana Policy Project (MPP) Marijuana Policy Project (MPP). Join the Marijuana Policy Project! State officials confirm Supreme Court decision does not impact state medical marijuana laws. Medical Marijuana Briefing Paper - 2005. Until 1937, marijuana (Cannabis sativa L.) was legal in the United States ... Hawaii enacted a medical marijuana law via its state legislature in 2000 and ... Visit: www.mpp.org/medicine.html

Resources, Organizations - DrugSense: Drug Law Reform DrugSense: Drug Law Reform ... of Justice Statistics, State Court Organization, 1998 (Washington, DC ... Cannabis in Medical Practice: A Legal, Historical and Pharmacological... Visit: www.drugsense.org

Organizations and other Resources Others? Will be listed here.  As we get the info. Know about one yourself? Post it on the Bulletin Board, below.

  FORUMs Section 

Australia - Resource, Org; local Canna-Nation: Uniting the Global Cannabis Culture (ORG, Forum) Medical Cannabis Descrimination - OZ Stoners * Medical Cannabis Descrimination, A sufferers point of view ... “G'Day all from Australia. I am a 24 year old Cannabis consumer and Cataplexy sufferer. (Cataplexy is a complex neurological sieizure/paralysis disorder). I tried the pills the docs. gave me for my neurological problem (seizures, nightmares, tremors, paralysis....nasty stuff) and it didn't help. The only thing I find helps is the NATURAL Cannabis herb.” ozstoners.com is dedicated to providing their members with the best possible environment to discuss cultivation of marijuana, other various ethno botanical plants and related subjects. ... Visit: https://cannabis.community.forums.ozstoners.com/index.php?showtopic=5840&mode=linear

Australia - Resource, Org; local Marijuana laws in Australia? - Cannabis.com > Forum > Medical Marijuana Methods and Strains >> Marijuana laws in Australia? | If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Results 1 to 7 of 7   Thread: Marijuana laws in Australia? | Not that anyone here including myself *winks at DEA* smokes Marijuana, but I have been exposed to information that reports relaxed Marijuana laws in Australia, mostly ... ... Nov-07-2005, 20:03#6 - MullManiac - Registered+ Join Date: Sep-24-2005; Posts = 521 | Ok, i believe that you are alowed to grow up to 3 plants in most states of Australia except for victoria and maybe NSW where u cant grow any, but in western Australia you can grow up to 7 plants and you are able to consume this on your own private property. When i was still in high school we had someone come and talk to us about drugs and he said that. There are also places like nimbin in NSW that is basicle like ampsterdam, although it is still illigal you can pretty much openly buy, sell and smoke it on the street and the cops dont care at all. Google Nimbin if you dont believe me .  Visit - http://boards.cannabis.com/medical-marijuana-methods/38709-marijuana-laws-australia.html

Australia - Resource, Org; local Ganja Grocer (BIZ; Forum, Info and Resources) Welcome to Ganja Grocer - Your Online Medical Marijuana Resource Center MADE BY AND FOR STATE APPROVED PATIENTS, DISPENSARIES, PHYSICIANS & ATTORNEYS. We are your Medical Marijuana Resource Center. Learn How to Become a Legal Medical Marijuana Patient. If you live in a state with Medical Marijuana Laws, Come visit our forums today! Go to: http://www.ganjagrocer.com/

Australia - Resource, Org; local compassioncorner.org | Welcome to Cannabis Compassion Corner - Medical Marijuana, Growing and more (ORG, Info) A not-for-profit online cannabis compassion club, dedicated to providing the information and resources necessary for people to grow and care. compassioncorner.org is a not-for-profit online organization comprised of caring individuals compassionate to the needs of medical marijuana users around the world. We remain dedicated to providing the information, support, and resources necessary for anyone who has the desire to grow and care for their own cannabis garden ... A place where cannabis and compassion become one. Visit: ... Visit: http://www.compassioncorner.org/


Also, here are some other International Forums -

Russia - Resources International Cannagraphic Magazine Forums > Talk About It! > Cannabis Laws & Cannabis Legislation > NJ Medical Marijuana | N.J. Senate approves medical marijuana bill - Monday, December 15, 2008 | TRENTON BUREAU: A Senate committee today cleared a measure that would allow medical use of marijuana in New Jersey. The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee voted to approve the long-stalled bill by a 6 to 1 margin; two senators abstained. The bill calls for creating “alternative treatment centers” where people with chronic and terminal diseases would be allowed access to marijuana. Supporters say marijuana is a viable treatment option to alleviate pain in many cases.

“It is the definition of basic human decency that we do whatever we can to ease the pain and suffering of people living with severe chronic and terminal diseases,” said bill sponsor Sen. Nicholas Scutari, D-Union. “When all other avenues of currently-approved pain relief have been exhausted, we need to give doctors the freedom to prescribe medical marijuana to give their patients a measure of comfort and dignity in the face of their debilitating diseases. This bill is about the most humane, compassionate option for those state residents who have nowhere else to turn in managing their illnesses.”

If ultimately approved by the full Legislature and signed by Governor Corzine, New Jersey would be the 14th state to allow medical use of marijuana.   ...   Visit - https://www.icmag.com/ic/showthread.php?t=106356.

Russia - Resources Cannabis.com | Medical Marijuana, Cannabis Club directory, Collective, Dispenary Reviews, ... "The International Narcotics Control Board is deeply concerned ... Cannabis Forums Message Boards - Medical Marijuana, Cannabis Club, Dispensary, News Cannabis Club / Clubs / Co-Op / Dispensary Directory   ...   Visit - http://cannabis.com/club/.

Russia - Resources International | Medical Cannabis: Voices from the Frontlines. Our international counterparts may be surging ahead in their paths to provide safe access for patients who benefit from medical cannabis, but here in the US ... Archive for the ‘International’ Category In Case there was any Doubt… Tuesday, May 12th, 2009 Posted by elizabeth |   A new study entitled Marijuana Effectiveness as an HIV Self-Care Strategy, which was released this past weekend in Clinical Nursing Research, indicates that persons living with HIV/AIDS rate cannabis as more effective in treating the symptoms of anxiety, depression, fatigue, diarrhea, and neuropathy than other prescription and over the counter medications.

The study, which was conducted over a two year period and included 775 patients from the USA, Africa, and Puerto Rico, assessed the use of cannabis as a symptom management approach for anxiety, depression, fatigue, diarrhea, nausea, and peripheral neuropathy.  27% of survey participants reported using cannabis for medicinal purposes.

Researchers wrote that cannabis use “was rated slightly more effective than antidepressants for anxiety and depression, Imodium for diarrhea, [over the counter] (OTC) medications for fatigue, and anti-epileptics and OTC medications for neuropathy” while cannabis was rated “slightly less effective for nausea than either prescribed or OTC medications.”   Authors concluded that cannabis “is perceived by users as at least as effective as prescribed medications in symptom management.”   ...   Visit - http://safeaccessnow.org/blog/?cat=22.

Resources - Forums, Ganja Grocer Ganja Grocer | We are your Medical Marijuana Resource Center. Learn How to Become a Legal Medical Marijuana Patient. If you live in a state with Medical Marijuana Laws, Come visit our forums today! Visit - www.ganjagrocer.com < for more.

Resources  - Forums, Chat Rooms, Message Boards CANNABIS.COM - is based in california and focused on providing the best possible resources for future and current medical marijuana patients, activists, and supporters. MessageBoard Forum. Cannabis FAQs. Image & Picture Gallery. Medical Marijuana. Vaporizer FAQ. Advertising Information ... Visit: www.cannabis.com

Resources  - Forums, Cannabis Community Coalition Cannabis Community Coalition. Forum for Medical Marijuana & Medicinal Cannabis Patients. ... visit: cannabiscom.blogspot.com < for more.

Resources - Forums, Compassionate Coalition The Compassionate Coalition's mission: To defend the rights of medical marijuana patients and care providers through education and community participation. A nonprofit grassroots organization that helps build and support local chapters nation-wide, linking them with other medical marijuana reform organizations and resources. Contact Information - Mailing Address: The Compassionate Coalition * 1500 Oliver Road, Ste-K * P.M.B. #248 * Fairfield, CA 94533-3473 * (NOTE: When sending mail to this address, please be sure to write "The Compassionate Coalition" in the address line. Thanks!) * Fax: (916)266-7455 * or Visit: www.compassionatecoalition.org/forum

Resources - Amsterdam THC Ministry
First Universal Church of Kantheism The Amsterdam THC Ministry, First Universal Church of Kantheism, is based on ancient wisdom, modern science and the enlightening and healing properties of the cannabis sacrament. Their mission includes liberating the sacred cannabis hemp plant and the minds and spirits of those who do and of those who do not revere it. May we all enjoy the rich, abundant, joyful and awakened life that is part of our natural inheritance. Visit: www.thc-ministry.net/forum

Resources - Ya-Hooka; Health and Medicinal Buyers Clubs Organizations and Compassion Clubs Ya-Hooka; Health_and_Medicinal/Buyers_Clubs Organizations and Compassion Clubs providing access to medical marijuana  ... Co-op ~ The Alternative Relief Co-op is a patient-oriented medical cannabis dispensary located in San Francisco ... It Report Broken Link. Arizona Medical Marijuana Co-Op ~ Click here for more.

Resources - Cannabis Classifieds Want Ads Welcome to the Cannabis Classifieds Want Ads. To buy cannabis for medical purposes is legal in some areas. Here you will find hundreds of medical doctors, professional growers, and prescription patients in need who want to buy cannabis legally but can't find each other. Visit: www.cannabisclassifieds.com/cannabiswant.html

  EVENTs, Calendars and related Resources  

Australia - Resource, Org; local Nimbin Mardi Grass festival and Cannabis Law Reform Rally (ORG, ACTN) Medical Cannabis Information, and more * Be sure to Bookmark the Mardi Grass Website as many of these links take you offsite. Origins of the Nimbin Mardi Grass, and more. Come to Mardi Grass - first Saturday in May to coincide with the Global Marijuana Marches - and remember that it's a drug law reform rally and not just a pot party. They're there to make some points not just to get out of it, and remember to take some of the magick, idealism and commitment home with you when you go, there's enough to spare. visit: ... Visit: http://www.nimbinmardigrass.com/

Australia - Resource, Org; local RALLY RALLY RALLY. Lets do it! | Lets get recognized and show all the narrow minded people out there that we are NORML human beings who enjoy a toke. Power in numbers, For all of us, we want 1000,s of activists. Why? To educate and help end hemp and marijuana prohibition in Australia.

We are having a Rally down under at The Sydney Opera House on Saturday 12th February 2011. Click > here < for more. All who can attend this event are most welcome to do so. This is Norml Australia's main event of the year although only a small GANG we certainly have purpose and direction as to what we want to achieve here in Oz.

Peace and Stay High

Sean Sylvester
Pres. Norml Australia
http://normlaustralia.webs.com/


  local Global Marijuana Marches  

Australia Event - Global Marijuana March Australia Event | Global Marijuana Marches - Australia Event - Global Marijuana March ( ? ) - cities from Australia have signed up one or more years since 1999. >>   Visit - http://cannabis.wikia.com/wiki/Category:Australia.

    Australia - Event; Action - Global Marijuana Marches, Adelaide Global Marijuana March > Adelaide: South Australia, Australia | * contact - via * City info; Google Maps, wikipedia, Wikipedia, wikitravel, WeBeHigh.com - City page: Adelaide * click - here

    Australia - Event; Action - Global Marijuana Marches, Canberra Global Marijuana March > Canberra: Australian Capital Territory, Australia | Canberra MMMarch starts at Parliament House 4.20 Pm May 10 till May 12. * contact - Max Stone of the Australian Cannabis Law Reform Movement at aclrm(at)nimbinaustralia.com -or- ph: 61 0266 891842 -or- www.nimbin-marijuana-march.420-web-hosting.com * City info; Wikipedia: Canberra; wikitravel, WeBeHigh.com - City page: Canberra * click - here

    Australia - Event; Action - Global Marijuana Marches, Darwin Global Marijuana March > Darwin: Northern Territory, Australia | * contact - Link; Yahoo Group: napnt.org * Australia. Cannabis-related links. City info; Google Maps, Wikipedia, Wikitravel * click - here

    Australia - Event; Action - Global Marijuana Marches, Launceston Global Marijuana March > Launceston: Tasmania, Australia | * contact - via web site * More local cannabis-related links, Search for marijuana march videos, Australia. Social media, Facebook: CLUB 420 Launceston. Legalize Tasmania. Global Marijuana March 2013 (Launceston, Tasmania, Australia). More info, links, years; Cannabis is safer, See Category: Cannabis is safer, and Portal: Influential cannabis users. City info; Google Maps, Google images, Wikipedia, Wikitravel, WeBeHigh.com: Launceston * click - here

    Australia - Event; Action - Global Marijuana Marches, Melbourne Global Marijuana March > Melbourne: Victoria, Australia | * contact - Australia. Cannabis-related links. * City info; Google maps, Google image, Wikipedia, Wikitravel, WeBeHigh.com: Melbourne. * click - here

    Australia - Event; Action - Global Marijuana Marches, Nimbin Global Marijuana March > Nimbin: New South Wales, Australia | * contact - Max Stone of Australian Cannabis Law Reform Movement at aclrm(at)nimbinaustralia.com -or- ph: 61 266 891842 -or- www.nimbin-marijuana-march.420-web-hosting.com, -or- www.nimbinmardigrass.com. See also Utube videos ... here, here, here, here, and here. * 2012 Nimbin MardiGrass. Part of Global Marijuana March 2012. Australia. Cannabis-related links. commons: Category: MardiGrass - free images. Global Marijuana March Nimbin Australia. History of GMM. nimbinmardigrass.com and past years, sites, posters. Nimbin HEMP Embassy. Youtube: nimbinwave.com and blog AustralianHempParty.com nimbingoodtimes.com * Social media, Facebook: Nimbin MardiGrass. Group. Nimbin MardiGrass. Fan page. City info; Google Maps, Google images, Wikipedia, Wikitravel, WeBeHigh.com: Nimbin. * click - here

    Australia - Event; Action - Global Marijuana Marches, Sydney Global Marijuana March > Sydney: New South Wales, Australia | Sydney MMMarch will be at Parliament House at 4.20pm May 9. * contact - Max Stone of the Australian Cannabis Law Reform Movement at aclrm(at)nimbinaustralia.com -or- ph: 61 0266 891842 -or- www.nimbin-marijuana-march.420-web-hosting.com. * 2011 Global Marijuana March. Facebook: Cannabis Coalition, NSW. Youtube search: Marijuana March. Add city name. Australia. Cannabis-related links. City info; Google Maps, Wikipedia, Wikitravel, WeBeHigh.com - City page: Sydney * click - here

Events - Marches Marches | Demonstrations, Rallies and similar Action Items any situation where activists are trying to educate or draw attention to - yet another - victim and people are congregating ... like the Million Marijuana Marches ... will be listed here as we find out about them.

Events - HempFests HempFests | Street Fairs, Festivals and Farmers Markets - Music, Food and Stuff for Sale or Barter - any opportunity for activists to booth, people to gather and businesses to vend ... like any local versions of the Seattle Hempfest ... will be listed here as we find out about them.

Organizations and other Resources Other Types? Will be listed here.  As we get the info. Know about one yourself? Got an Idea? Post it on the Bulletin Board, below.

  BIZ, and related Commercial Resources  

Australia - Resource, Org; local StickyPoint Magazine - Australian Cannabis Culture (BIZ, MAG) StickyPoint Magazine is a publication based on the Australian Cannabis Culture. “StickyPoint Magazine, Australia’s latest and greatest cannabis magazine. We are proud and excited about this magazine and we have enjoyed a wonderful reaction from all who have been introduced to the project. We have the best Australian writers and contributors and present a clear, informative and educational look at all of the positives cannabis has to offer the country and the globe ... Cannabis Clinicians to educate colleagues about the plant's medical uses.” ... Visit: http://www.stickypointmagazine.com/

Australia - Resource, Org; local Head Shop Supply: Medical Marijuana Seeds, Medicinal Cannabis Marijuana (BIZ, Retail) Currently there are no medicinal laws for cannabis in Australia. Head Shop Supply does not sell, handle or ship any products on this site. All products including marijuana seeds, cannabis seeds, pipes, bongs, absinthe, herbal bud, mushrooms, hemp, salvia, cigars and cigarettes are legal in the countries in which the products are for sale. Please check your local laws before you decide to buy. ... Visit: http://www.headshopsupply.com/medical.php

Australia - Resource, Org; local The HEMP BAR (BIZ, CoffeeHouse) They've been open since December 1999 and "in reality" have received heaps of support and positive feed back from more than 1,000,000 visitors from all walks of life, they have sent millions and millions of images up to the web of real people using real cannabis, and so far not a single axe murder or other civil disturbance! ... Visit: http://www.nimbinhempbar.com/

Australia - Resource, Org; local Toronto Hemp Company (THC) - Information - MAPS and NORML studies (BIZ, News {2003} ) STUDY SHOWS VAPORIZER CAN DRASTICALLY REDUCE TOXINS IN MARIJUANA SMOKE. Harmful toxins in marijuana smoke can be effectively avoided by a vaporization device, according to a new study by California NORML and MAPS (Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies) with support from a grant from the MPP (Marijuana Policy Project). The study, conducted by Chemic Labs in Canton, Mass., tested vapors from cannabis heated in an herbal vaporizer known as the Volcano® (manufactured by Storz & Bickel GmbH&Co. KG, Tuttlingen, Germany; http://www.storz-bickel.com) and compared them to smoke produced by combusted marijuana. The Volcano® is designed to heat material to temperatures of 130° to 230° C (266° to 446° F) where medically active vapors are produced, but below the threshold of combustion where smoke is formed. ... Visit: http://www.torontohemp.com/mapsnorml.htm


Marijuana Seeds: Cannabis Seeds, Medicinal Use, and more Marijuana Seeds (Horticulture, Cannabis {medical} ) | - The finest quality marijuana seeds available direct from Holland. Our Marijuana seeds ( Cannabis Seeds ) are hand checked so you get the best; We stock the most popular varieties of marijuana seeds e.g. White Widow and Northern Lights; We ship seeds worldwide, discreetly packaged in crush proof envelopes; Seeds are batch tested in Holland & have 90% plus germination rate if germinated correctly; We stock the most awarded marijuana strains such as Cannabis Cup & High Times Cup winners. Almost every variety we stock has won awards! We stock an excellent range of feminized marijuana seeds * to Contact: Visit >> Marijuana-Seeds.nl


Sensi Seeds: Cannabis Seeds, Medicinal Use, Sensi Merchandise, Hemp and more Sensi Seeds (Horticulture, Cannabis {medical} ) | Sensi Seeds, where you can discover the stories behind many different facets of this legendary seed company, from its beginnings as one man’s passion and a small collection of very special seeds to the impact that the Sensi gene bank has had on medicinal marijuana and the culture of cannabis in the Netherlands and beyond. The locations and more information about Sensi Seeds shops can be found in the Shop Locations section. Medicinal users and anyone interested in the medicinal properties of marijuana will find useful and relevant advice and background information in the Medicinal Cannabis section. Cannabis Seeds, Medicinal Use, Sensi Merchandise, Hemp and more * Contact: Sensi Seeds B.V. - P.O. BOX 10952, 1001 EZ Amsterdam, Netherlands * Tel: +31 (0)20 626 29 88 * Fax: +31 (0)20 428 41 10 * or Visit >> SensiSeeds.com


Weed Seed Shop offers regular, feminized and autoflowering cannabis seeds, free shipping and secure payment Weed Seed Shop (Horticulture, Cannabis {medical} ) | Weed Seed Shop offers regular, feminized and autoflowering cannabis seeds, free shipping and secure payment. The Weed Seed Shop collection contains the most cheap cannabis seeds available online. Only with us you can buy 5 feminized cannabis seeds for less than €15! A selection of the most affordable cannabis seeds on the internet * Contact: WSS BV - P.O. box 10952, 1001 EZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands * or Visit >> WeedSeedShop.com


Buy Dutch Marijuana Seeds Buy Dutch Seeds (Horticulture, Cannabis {medical} ) | High Quality Dutch Cannabis Seeds (Marijuana Seeds) delivered stealth packaged World-wide | High Dutch Cannabis Marijuana seeds from the worlds best seed supplier. Superior quality cannabis seeds from Amsterdam. High germination success, hundreds of different varieties from only the best breeders. Top smoking marijuana for our customers is the highest priority! They´ll help you personally to succeed. Note, WARNING - check your countrys laws, some will intercept the package and charge you with a crime.

Buy Dutch Marijuana Seeds They offer you the biggest list of seeds directly from top Dutch Cannabis breeders. Over 30 cannabis strains. Lots of Cannabis Cup winners like White Widow, Durban Poison and Northern Lights. They provide marijuana seeds for every need: Indoor, Outdoor, feminized, and medical. Discretion and SAFE shopping is guaranteed, SSL Secured. Discrete delivery worldwide! All seed-packages contain 10 seeds, they ship all seeds by Priority mail in plain packaging crush proof sealed envelops with no indication to the contents. * Contact: Postbus 938, 5600 AX Eindhoven, The Netherlands * or ... Visit: https://www.buydutchseeds.com/


Russia - Resource, Org; local Cannabis Books Co UK (BIZ) * Online Cannabis Books on Growing Medical ... Supplier UK EveryOneDoesIt.Com Online Books on Medical Cannabis Growing Books Recipes Magazines ... From the early beginnings of our first shop, customers have always praised our selection, prices, and flair for the imaginative. Ten years ago, our first retail shop opened up, specialising in smoking paraphernalia, piercing jewellery and giftware. The shop still stands in St. Albans although we've moved through four different locations since then, including an outlet in London's busy Leicester Square. Visit: http://www.everyonedoesit.co.uk/


Russia - Resources, Information Oaksterdam University | Oaksterdam is recognized around the world as a symbol of the over-the-counter cannabis culture that emerged here and has gained acceptance in communities throughout the state. Quality training for the 420 industry. Classes enrolling now.   ...   Visit - http://www.oaksterdam.com/.


Businesses and other Commercial Resources Others? Will be listed here.  As we get the info. Know about one yourself? Post it on the Bulletin Board, below.

  NEWs and related Resources  

Australia - Resource, Org; local Bot! :-] breaking Australian news! [NEWS, BOT] The Latest Australian Cannabis and Drug News. DrugSenseBot automatically tracks the very latest breaking drug news from around the world, many times an hour, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You just can't get more recent breaking drug news, anywhere ... Visit: http://drugpolicycentral.com/bot/australia

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See more at The Media Awareness Project > Drugnews Archive ... visit - http://www.mapinc.org/find?GAC=u-at&LABEL=Australia&YY1=1998&DE=Medium


Australia - Resources, Organizations, Links and other Australia Headlines | Australia: Education The Key Australia: Column: Drugs Aren't Evil, So Stop the Moralising Australia: Hemp Resources Sues WA Government for $255m Australia: Tainted Ecstasy Will Cause Overdoses Australia: Column: Filling Our Jails With Junkies Is of No URL: http://mapinc.org/area/Australia

Australia - Resource, Org; local Australian Police Seize Medical Cannabis; Reach New Low - By Steve Elliott ~alapoet~ in Global, Growing, Medical; Friday, March 16, 2012 | The New South Wales Police have hit a new low by descending in an expensive taxpayer-funded operation with a police helicopter and confiscating a medical cannabis crop intended for patients. The crop was a strain of cannabis bred specifically to be extracted into a medical tincture.   Each of the plants had been labelled for specific patients, according to Mullaways Medical Cannabis Pty Ltd. "Through the confiscation of this medical cannabis crop, the NSW Police have deprived many Australians of their medicine," Mullaways said. "It is a form of discrimination against sufferers of chronic illness and pain who need this medicine -- medical cannabis." More than 300 chronically ill and dying patients will now be deprived of this indispensable medicine used for the relief of pain and suffering.  Visit - http://www.tokeofthetown.com/2012/03/australian_police_seize_medical_cannabis_reach_new.php

Australia - Resource, Org; local Medical cannabis dispensary - Nimbin, Jan 26, 2010 | AUSTRALIA'S first medical cannabis dispensary is operating from the back of a van in a car park at Nimbin. For more than a month Tony Bower, ... LIA'S first medical cannabis dispensary is operating from the back of a van in a car park at Nimbin. For more than a month Tony Bower, of Kempsey, has been dispensing 25-millilitre vials of his therapeutic cannabis tincture free to anyone who can produce a medical certificate confirming their condition. His chronically sick patrons, who include those with AIDS, cancer and multiple sclerosis, number in their hundreds. Mr Bower is an Aborigine and said it was against his culture to refuse to help them.   The problem is that it may be illegal, but it is hard to tell. "It's a grey area," Debra Sands, Mr Bower's lawyer, said. "It's complex, and it's incredibly political. Tony wants to bring his product to market, but has been repeatedly frustrated by the health bureaucracy. Meanwhile, the police don't seem to want to know about him." Read more:  Visit - http://www.smh.com.au/national/oneman-cannabis-van-raises-queries-of-legality-20100125-mukq.html#ixzz1uiZEREil

Australia - Resource, Org; local Australia: "Super Dope" Marijuana Scare Prompts Threats to Ban Bongs (ORG, LINKs {News, 2007}) An annual drug report that mentions the possibility that Vietnamese Australians have visited Canada to learn marijuana cultivation techniques has led to a new outbreak of Reefer Madness Down Under, as well as threats from the national and New South Wales government that they intend to ban bongs and other marijuana-smoking devices. The majority of cannabis consumed in Australia is domestically produced ...

An annual drug report that mentions the possibility that Vietnamese Australians have visited Canada to learn marijuana cultivation techniques has led to a new outbreak of Reefer Madness Down Under, as well as threats from the national and New South Wales government that they intend to ban bongs and other marijuana-smoking devices. ... soon to be banned in Australia?" Police fear a new form of incredibly potent cannabis is destined to hit Australia," wrote the Herald Sun in breathless prose. "Vietnamese criminal gangs in Canada have developed a sophisticated method of growing the plant indoors all year round. It greatly increases both the yield and potency of the cannabis and drastically cuts back the growing time for each crop," the newspaper reported in article picked up by other Australian media outlets. ... Visit: http://stopthedrugwar.org/chronicle/486/super_dope_marijuana_scare_ban_bongs_australia

Australia - Resource, Org; local Harm Reduction Journal | Survey of Australian adults who had used cannabis for medical purposes (ORG, LINKs {News, 2005} ) Australian medical cannabis users are risking legal ramifications, ... Background. The New South Wales State Government recently proposed a trial of the medical use of cannabis. Australians who currently use cannabis medicinally do so illegally and without assurances of quality control. Given the dearth of local information on this issue, this study explored the experiences of medical cannabis users. Methods. Australian adults who had used cannabis for medical purposes were recruited using media stories. A total of 147 respondents were screened by phone and anonymous questionnaires were mailed, to be returned by postage paid envelope. ... Visit: http://www.harmreductionjournal.com/content/2/1/18

Australia - Resource, Org; local Australia: No Jail for Cannabis Doctor :: hightimes.com (BIZ, MAG {News, Info: 2006} ) >> news category >> medical news - Source: The Australian, By Graham Storer. “A SYDNEY doctor and cannabis campaigner who grew almost 50,000 "benign" marijuana plants will not be jailed, a Newcastle court has ruled. Andrew John Katelaris was convicted on March 8 this year after pleading not guilty to cultivating a large commercial quantity of cannabis. He grew the 49,519 plants on his property at Salisbury, near Dungog in the NSW Hunter Valley, between December 2004 and January 2005.’ ... Visit: http://www.hightimes.com/ht/news/content.php?bid=1410&aid=10

Australia - Resource, Org; local Cannabis Culture Forums: Australia: Court's OK for 'medical' cannabis (ORG, LINKs {News, 2004} ) #949554 - Court's OK for ' medical ' cannabis By GAVIN LOWER, Law Reporter. “A HOBART magistrate has decided not to penalise a man who pleaded guilty to cannabis offences -- because he was using the drug for medicinal purposes. The unusual case saw magistrate Sam Mollard decide not to fine, jail or impose a bond on Moonah man Campbell John Watt, 55, for using and growing cannabis. "Just a few times in the 15 years I've been doing this job I have come across a case, yours is one, where I have been convinced that the person standing where you're now standing is actually using cannabis for a specific and good reason," Mr Mollard told Watt. ... Visit: http://www.cannabisculture.com/forums/showflat.php?Cat=&Number=949554&Main=949554

Australia - Resource, Org; local IngentaConnect Medical Marijuana Initiatives: Are They Justified (BIZ, Article {2003} ) Medical Marijuana Initiatives: Are They Justified? How Successful Are They Likely to Be? By Authors: Hall W.; Degenhardt L. Source: CNS Drugs, Volume 17, Number 10, 2003, pp. 689-697(9). Publisher: Adis International. Abstract: The principal constituent of cannabis, 9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), is moderately effective in treating nausea and vomiting, appetite loss, and acute and chronic pain. Oral THC (dronabinol) and the synthetic cannabinoid, nabilone, have been registered for medical use in the US and UK, but they have not been widely used because patients find it difficult to titrate doses of these drugs. Advocates for the medical use of cannabis argue that patients should be allowed to smoke cannabis to relieve these above-mentioned symptoms. In the UK and Australia, committees of inquiry have recommended medical prescription (UK) and exemption from criminal prosecution (New South Wales, Australia), but governments have not accepted these recommendations. ... Visit: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/adis/cns/2003/00000017/00000010/art00001

Australia - Resource, Org; local Australian state to try out medical marijuana - Associated Press, Updated: Tue. May. 20 2003 | SYDNEY, Australia — Following the lead of Canada and the Netherlands, Australia's most populous state has decided to allow the medicinal use of marijuana for pain relief in a four-year trial, authorities said Tuesday. New South Wales state Premier Bob Carr said the trial was aimed at alleviating the chronic suffering of people with severe pain.   "This is a compassionate scheme," he told the state legislature in the capital, Sydney. "It's directed at people like the 62-year-old man with bowel cancer ... (who) uses cannabis to relieve pain and to beat the nausea that stops him from eating." Carr said the trial, believed to be the first in Australia, will include strict safeguards. Legislation clearing the way for the experiment is expected to pass later this year. ... new Office of Medicinal Cannabis ...  Visit - http://www.rxdirect2u.com/marijuana_news/news-030520-01.html

Australia - Resource, Org; local Australia: New South Wales plans to allow medical use of cannabis (ORG, LINKs {News, 2003} ) Australia's most populous state plans to allow seriously ill people to use cannabis as a medicine. However, a proposal for a four-year trial period by New South Wales state premier Bob Carr provoked outrage among anti-drug campaigners even though he vowed to maintain the state's tough stance on recreational use. "When it comes to marijuana this is not a social revolution," Carr, of the centre-left Labour party, said on 21 May. "This is a method of us doing something compassionate for someone living with multiple sclerosis or receiving massive chemotherapy treatment." ... Visit: http://www.hempworld.com/HempPharm/articles/Australia.html

Australia - Resource, Org; local BBC NEWS | World | Asia-Pacific | Australia to test medical cannabis (BIZ, LINKs {News, 2003} ) New South Wales state says it will allow the medicinal use of cannabis for pain relief in a four-year trial. Australia to test medical cannabis. Cannabis is said to ease chronic pain. Australia's most populous state has announced plans to legalise the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes. The authorities in New South Wales say they will launch a four-year trial to see if the banned plant can alleviate chronic pain. Under the proposal, patients will be able to gain access to the drug through the state's health department. A number of countries, including the Netherlands and Canada, have laws approving the medicinal use of cannabis. ... Visit: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/asia-pacific/3044321.stm

Australia - Resource, Org; local Largest Australian State Ponders Legalizing Medical Marijuana (ORG, LINKs {News, 2001} ) … gain the benefits associated with the use of cannabis without facing criminal sanctions. ... “New South Wales Premier Bob Carr (Labor Party) is considering legalizing the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, according to a recent Associated Press report. "Carr has said he has a moral obligation to consider legalizing the use of marijuana to relieve the pain of seriously ill people," AP said. ... Visit: http://www.norml.org/index.cfm?Group_ID=4349


Russia - Resources US Government Says It Will Stop Interfering with Medical Marijuana | According to this article, US Attorney General Eric Holder has said that states will be allowed to make their own rules about medical marijuana, and that the US federal government will stop raiding medical marijuana dispensaries in California. (See article “Can Marijuana Help Rescue California’s Economy?”at this link) In the 1990s, several US states passed referendums which allowed marijuana to be used legally for medical purposes. In a referendum, the registered voters vote directly on the proposed law, as opposed to the law being passed by the state legislature. Thus, when these states passed these referendums, it meant that the citizens of these states really wanted medical marijuana to be made legal.

However, in a blatant disregard for democracy and the people’s will, under the Bush administration, the national government refused to accept this law, and carried out raids of the medical marijuana dispensaries.   ...   Click > here < for more.

Resources, News - The Media Awareness Project Drugnews Archive The Media Awareness Project Drugnews Archive, Visit - http://www.mapinc.org/find to look up specific items - and - http://www.mapinc.org/drugnews/index.htm for the index.

Resources, News - Marijuana (cannabis) News Feed, by NORML NORML News Feed.  Visit - http://norml.org/index.cfm?Group_ID=5858

Resources, News - MarijuanaNews.Com, Freedom has nothing to fear from the truth MarijuanaNews.Com, Freedom has nothing to fear from the truth ... Medical Marijuana Co-operative Writes About Value Of Cannabis For MS Patients. Photo-ID Cards For Washington State Medical ... Visit: www.marijuananews.com/medical_cannabis.htm

Resources, News - The American Alliance For Medical Cannabis (AAMC) The American Alliance For Medical Cannabis (AAMC) | Dedicated to bringing patients, caregivers and volunteers the facts they need to make informed decisions about whether Cannabis is the right medicine for them, the laws surrounding Medicinal Marijuana in your area, political activism and even handy recipes and guides to growing your own nontoxic medicine. visit: http://www.letfreedomgrow.com/news-t21.htm

Resources, News - Cannabis Times,  Alternative News Service for Cannabis and Hemp Cannabis Times. Alternative News Service for Cannabis and Hemp ... Montana Woman on Hunger Strike for Medical Cannabis. Visit Robin's Site * E-Mail the ... The science of medical cannabis continued its climb in estimation of medical professionals and ... visit: www.cannabistimes.com

Resources, News - Common Sense for Drug Policy: Medical Marijuana Facts & News. Common Sense for Drug Policy: Medical Marijuana Facts & News. Tuesday, July 12, 2005. Search using CSDP's own search tool or use. WWW Common Sense. More CSDP News Pages ... card program for medical marijuana patients. The suspension has ... consequences of issuing medical marijuana ID cards that could affect medical marijuana users, their families ... www.csdp.org/news/news/medmar.htm

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Resources, News - Stop the Drug War (DRCNet) Stop the Drug War (DRCNet) is an international organization working for an end to drug prohibition worldwide and for interim policy reform in US drug laws and criminal justice system. visit - stopthedrugwar.org/news

  some HISTORY  

Australia - Resource, Org; local Australia | Australian drug laws closely followed the development of international drug treaties. Up until the late 1960s, few law enforcement resources were devoted to policing drug laws. This was due to relatively little use (or public awareness) of illicit drugs. By the early 1970s, however, there was an upsurge in the use of illicit drugs. A number of studies report an increase in the use of marijuana and heroin. The increase in heroin dependence during the early 1970s corresponded with a marked increase in property crime. It was widely assumed that these developments were linked. During the 1970s and early 80s Australian drug policy mirrored the tough-on-drugs approach of the United States. Penalties were raised, the burden of proof needed for conviction was lowered, and civil asset forfeiture laws were introduced. Penalties for marijuana were severe and based on legislation introduced in most of the States and Territories towards the end of the 1800s and early 1900s (primarily concerned with the smoking of opium by Chinese people). Tough law enforcement was viewed as the primary solution to the problem of illicit drug use. A change in some of the attitudes towards illicit drug use first came about in relation to marijuana use. For the most part marijuana was little known or used in Australia until the 1960s. Australia’s drug policy underwent a major shift with

Drug Policy Alliance: Drug Policy Around the World > Drug Policy by Region > Australia/New Zealand (ORG, Info) For the most part marijuana was little known or used in Australia until the 1960s. Australian drug laws closely followed the development of international drug treaties. Up until the late 1960s, few law enforcement resources were devoted to policing drug laws. This was due to relatively little use (or public awareness) of illicit drugs. By the early 1970s, however, there was an upsurge in the use of illicit drugs. A number of studies report an increase in the use of marijuana and heroin. The increase in heroin dependence during the early 1970s corresponded with a marked increase in property crime. It was widely assumed that these developments were linked. ... Visit: http://www.drugpolicy.org/global/drugpolicyby/australianew/

Australia - Resource, Org; local Drug Policy Alliance: Marijuana Regulation Bibliography - Australia (ORG, Info) Marijuana Regulation Bibliography by Nadelmann, Ethan, et al. Sept 1998. Royal Commission into the Non-Medical Use of Drugs, South Australia. Cannabis: A discussion paper. Adelaide, Australia: Gillingham Printers Pty. Ltd. 1978. ... Australia Advisory Committee on Illicit Drugs. Cannabis and the law in Queensland: A discussion paper. Queensland, Australia: Criminal Justice Commission. 1993. Ali, Robert; Christie, Paul, Eds. Report of the National Task Force on Cannabis. Canberra, Australia: Australian Government Publishing Service. 1994. 47 p. Ali, Robert; Allsop, Steve; Christie, Paul; Hawks, David; Hall, Wayne; Lenton, Simon. The social impacts of the Cannabis Expiation Notices Scheme in South Australia. Canberra, Australia: Department of Health and Family Services. 1998. 58 p. Presented to the Ministerial Council on Drug Strategy, May 4, 1998. ... Visit: http://www.intraspec.ca/medical-marijuana.php

Australia - Resources, Information Erowid Cannabis Vault : Medical #3 The History of the Medical Use of Marijauna ... In Nepal, it is distributed on certain feast days at the temples of all Shiva ... Cannabis is used in Hindu and Sikh temples and at Mohammedan shrines. Besides using the drug as an aid to meditation, it is also used to overcome hunger and thirst by the religious mendicants. In Nepal, it is distributed on certain feast days at the temples of all Shiva followers (Blum & Associates, 1969, 11: 63).   ...   Visit - http://www.erowid.org/plants/cannabis/cannabis_medical_info3.shtml.

Medical Cannabis, History - Letter: Medical Marijuana Informational Guide on Medical Cannabis | If you have ever heard of the song, “Lets Go Get Stoned,” as sung by Ray Charles or Joe Cocker, you know the lyrics were referring to getting high or using cannabis aka marijuana. This mind altering drug goes by other names as well; names such as weed, pot, joint, blunt, hash and mary jane are quite common among users. Cannabis is a plant that contains a chemical called cannabinoids or cannabinolidic acids. Another substance that is found in cannabis is THC, or Tetrahydrocannabinol, which gives the users that “high” sensation. When speaking of marijuana, the actual substance used in creating the high feeling comes from the leaves and flowering tops of the cannabis plant. Marijuana is considered to be a schedule 1 controlled substance today, because of the THC, which can be highly potent, depending upon the concentration factor of the THC. Visit > http://www.worldmedassist.com/informational-guide-on-medical-cannabis/ < for more.

Medical Cannabis History - REEFER MADNESS BOOKS THE REEFER MADNESS ERA, REEFER MADNESS BOOKS (Info, History) By definition, it would be a contradiction in terms to list or classify a Reefer Madness book as a work of "Non-Fiction." Thus both genres are group together here simply as "Hard Cover" books; if only to distinguish them from the "Pulp Fiction" or "Dime Store novels" discussed elsewhere. However where appropriate the terms [Fiction] and [Non-Fiction] are used. Please take note - This Index consists solely of those books that the museum has been able to locate and is in no way shape or form complete. It should be thought of only as a starting point. Visit: http://www.reefermadnessmuseum.org/

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  Cannabis as Medicine  

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Medical Cannabis - LESSON PLAN:MEDICAL MARIJUANA - LEGITIMATE USE OR LEGALIZED ABUSE? LESSON PLAN:MEDICAL MARIJUANA - LEGITIMATE USE OR LEGALIZED ABUSE? By Lisa Prososki, a former middle school and high school social studies, English, reading and technology teacher. Estimated Time: Approximately 45 minutes/1 class period Lesson Objectives: (1) Students will use cooperative learning activities to discuss opinions about medical marijuana use and see both sides of the issue, (2) Students will use decision making skills and strategies to render their own decision about the U.S. Supreme Court case related to medical marijuana use. Click > here < for more.

Medical Cannabis - Pros & cons on medical marijuana Medical Marijuana Pro/Con * Pros & cons on medical marijuana. Science, risks, policies, & laws. Should marijuana be a medical option? This site presents in a simple, nonpartisan pro-con format, responses to the core question "Should marijuana be a medical option?" Divided questions about the topic into the issues and sub-issues listed below. All individuals and organizations quoted on our site are ranked based upon our unique credibility scale. [Note: Although physicians and attorneys are listed on this site, they do not recommend or refer either.] visit: www.medicalmarijuanaProCon.org

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Medical Cannabis - Factbook: Medical Marijuana Factbook: Medical Marijuana

1. Since 1996, twelve states have legalized medical marijuana use: AK, CA, CO, HI, ME, MT, NV, NM, OR, RI, VT, and WA. Eight of the twelve did so through the initiative process. Hawaii's law was enacted by the legislature and signed by the governor in 2000, Vermont's was enacted by the legislature and passed into law without the governor's signature in May 2004, Rhode Island's was passed into law over the governor's veto in January 2006, and New Mexico's legislation was signed into law by Governor Bill Richardson on April 2, 2007.

2. The Institute of Medicine's 1999 report on medical marijuana stated, "The accumulated data indicate a potential therapeutic value for cannabinoid drugs, particularly for symptoms such as pain relief, control of nausea and vomiting, and appetite stimulation." And more. Visit - www.drugwarfacts.org/medicalm.htm

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Medical Cannabis - Information, Medical Marijuana Handbook  Medical Marijuana Handbook | This a draft by Todd. H. Mikuriya MD, a long-time advocate of medical cannabis, respected author and one of the medical staff at the San Francisco Buyers Club. Its patchy, and uncomplete, and acts only as a framework for Dr Todd to store snippets of info on various aspects of medical cannabis. Marijuana as Medicine - A Plea for Reconsideration, is a commentary article written by Lester Grinspoon and James Bakalar, which appeared in the June 21st 1995 edition of the Journal of the American Medical Association. Medical cannabis web resources. Medical Marijuana Handbook This a draft by Todd. H. Mikuriya MD, a long-time advocate of medical cannabis, respected author and one of the medical staff at ... visit: http://www.ukcia.org/medical/webresources.html

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Medical Cannabis - Proven : Cannabis is Safe Medicine Proven : Cannabis is Safe Medicine by Ian Williams Goddard | In reaction to medical cannabis access referendums on the ballots in Arizona and California, former presidents Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, and George Bush signed a letter stating that they "categorically oppose'' access to cannabis for its many proven therapeutic uses such as the prevention of blindness and epileptic seizures. Their chief concern was that legal medical access would send the message that cannabis is safe. The presidents can, however, lay their safety concerns to rest because the scientific literature overwhelmingly confirms that cannabis is both an effective and safe medicine. The Cannabis Safety Profile. The journal PHARMACOLOGICAL REVIEWS reports that decades of research prove that, "Compared with legal drugs...marijuana does not pose greater risks." Yet based upon mortality statistics, we can safely conclude that cannabis is one of the safest medical drugs known, for, while prescription drugs, defined as safe by the FDA, kill up to 27,000 and aspirin up to 1,000 Americans per year, cannabis kills 0 per year. Click here for more.

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  BOOKs on Medical Cannabis (marijuana) and related 

Medical Cannabis, Books - Is Marijuana the Right Medicine for You? Is Marijuana the Right Medicine for You? | A Factual Guide to Medical Uses of Marijuana by Bill Zimmerman, PhD with Rick Bayer, MD and Nancy Crumpacker, MD, ISBN#0-87983-906-6 (Keats 1998). Chapter 3: Why All the Controversy? What Does The Research Actually Show? is online at: http://www.medmjscience.org/Media/pdf/chap3.pdf

Medical Cannabis, Books - Cannabis and Cannabinoids; Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutic Potential Examine the pros, cons, and controversies of marijuana as medicine! | Cannabis is still sending “signals of misunderstanding.”1-3 The result is an exaggeration of beneficial or deleterious effects as well as occasional intermixture of medical science with other moral categories. This book deals with health aspects of the cannabis plant and the cannabinoids while mainly factoring out societal aspects. Some authors refer to social topics that require discussion even within the bounds of a narrow handling of medicinal aspects. “Cannabis and Cannabinoids; Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Therapeutic Potential”. Edited by Franjo Grotenhermen, MD; Nova-Institut GmBH, Hürth, Germany and Ethan Russo, MD; Montana Neurobehavioral Specialists, Missoula, Montana. Hard Cover (ISBN-13: 978-0-7890-1507-7, ISBN-10: 0-7890-1507-2) $79.95

Medical Cannabis, Books - Marijuana Rx: The Patient's Fight for Medicinal Pot Marijuana Rx: The Patient's Fight for Medicinal Pot (Book) by Robert Randall & Alice O'Leary * This is a story of government betrayal -- a betrayal that continues today. But it is also a story of human courage and perseverance. Please take the time to read this book. Afterall, none of us are immune from the illnesses that marijuana can treat -- glaucoma, cancer, multiple sclerosis and more. Some day you might need medical access to marijuana. We pray that it will be as simple as a doctor's prescription. Full text articles, news summaries, supporting organizations and states, additional resources, and information on medical marijuana. Visit: marijuana-as-medicine.org

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Monday, April 20, 2015 at 04:34 AM:
Michelle Stanvic RN from Sydney wrote:
" Hi , I am a Registered nurse. Starting up the first Australian Cannabis Nurses Association. Any RNs out there want to join me?? Here is the FB link!! Cheers. >> https://www.facebook.com/pages/Australian-Cannabis-Nurses-Association/1621344268096271 "

Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 05:06 AM:
Nat from Australia wrote:
"Where can I buy Legal Marijuana Oil... "

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 08:05 AM:
i from i wrote:
"NSW to Conduct Clinical Trial for Medical Cannabis - The New South Wales (NSW) government in Australia has decided to sponsor a clinical trial of cannabis for people suffering from terminal illnesses. Terminally ill patients will soon be able to use cannabis without fear of being prosecuted, as the government moves closer to legalizing the drug for medical purposes. The government’s decision is likely to formalize a protocol which allows police not to take action to the use of cannabis by patients in their last days of life. NSW Premier Mike Baird, who made the announcement today, has asked a working group to report on this matter by the end of 2014, and come up with a plan to ensure that these patients can obtain the drug, or products derived from it. Read more >> www.cannabispharmacyjournal.com/2014/09/16/nsw-to-conduct-clinical-trial-for-medical-cannabis/ "

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 07:15 AM:
i also wrote:
"Momentum Gained for Legalization of Medical Cannabis Oil in Australia - MP Warren Entsch has joined the push to legalize the use of cannabis for medical purposes in Australia. Mr. Entsch is drafting a bill that will allow for legal trials of cannabis to treat individuals with life- threatening illnesses including cancer, multiple sclerosis, and epilepsy. He is one of a multi-party group of federal MPs who are working on the bill focused on cannabis oil. Mr. Entsch told ABC radio that if the trials were successful, there would be a bill introduced calling for the legalization of medical cannabis and for it to be added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. He said that if the drug is effective it should be made available like any other life-saving or life- enhancing drugs. >> www.cannabispharmacyjournal.com/2014/08/26/momentum-gained-for-legalization-of-medical-cannabis-oil-in-australia/ "

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 04:01 PM:
i wrote:
" ACT Greens Push for Medical Cannabis for the Terminally Ill - July 22, 2014 / in Business/Legislative, News - by Nicole Watkins | Terminally and chronically ill residents in Canberra, Australia will be able to legally consume marijuana to ease their symptoms if a proposal by the ACT Greens is adopted. While cannabis use for pain relief is illegal throughout Australia and can result in criminal prosecution, if successful the proposal would allow people to get a permit to grow the cannabis themselves. Greens MLA Shane Rattenbury released exposure draft legislation for consultation, and a discussion paper, to legalize medical cannabis. The legislation will allow people who are sick or dying to access treatment without risking criminal sanction. Under the proposal, cannabis could be used by residents who are expected to die within a year, those with chronic illnesses such as cancer or AIDS, and those whose physicians say the drug could mitigate symptoms of chronic conditions. Residents seeking to qualify for treatment with medical cannabis would be required to get a medical declaration from their physician and apply for a one-year usage permit from the chief health officer, who would also issue permits to allow people to grow small amounts of cannabis for their use. - www.cannabispharmacyjournal.com/2014/07/22/act-greens-push-for-medical-cannabis-for-the-terminally-ill/ "

Saturday, December 14, 2013 at 10:33 AM:
i wrote:
" Outrage over artist smoking weed at police stations - The controversial Aussie artist Jesse Willesee has seen his “Marijuana is not a Crime” campaign – which saw him smoke weed outside six police stations - explode in a media backlash overnight with front-page coverage on The Telegraph.com, coverage in Tele print edition, The Australian, a segment on Channel 10’s TV news show The Project and radio interviews on 2UE and 2BG. His Tele article can be seen here: http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/city-east/surry-hills-artist-jesse-willesee-launches-promarijuana-campaign-on-social-media/story-fngr8h22-1226779780877 "

Monday, May 7, 2012 at 02:46 PM:
Anna from South Australia wrote:
"My nephew, age 15 has severe autism, with obsessive compulsion and high anxiety. Do you have any doctors who would either come to South Australia to issue a medical certificate for him or is there anybody in South Australia already who we can visit? He has already nearly died several times from over doses from doctor's. Thank you so much! We are desperate to find an appropriate solution for his medication needs, without putting his life at risk.

We are looking for a doctor who prescribes medical marijuana for Autism. If you know of anyone please do let us know

Regards,

Anna "

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