Introduction

We need to get real about cannabis. Countries all around the world are realising that prohibition causes more harm than it prevents, and are moving to develop a regulated legal market. With 35% of Australians having used cannabis, it’s time we listened to health experts and joined those countries. The Australian Greens would redefine cannabis as a legal substance for adult use in a tightly regulated market, to reduce harm, increase protections for vulnerable populations, and redirect resources into treatment.
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