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Article: Japanese health ministry mulls legalizing marijuana for medical use

Article: Japanese health ministry mulls legalizing marijuana for medical use

The Asahi Shimbun writes The health ministry’s expert panel starts discussing revising the Cannabis Control Law on May 25. (Kai ...
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The Guardian: The Noosa yacht club member who led the hemp party to its best result yet in Queensland

The Guardian: The Noosa yacht club member who led the hemp party to its best result yet in Queensland

The Guardian writes Legalise Cannabis Australia’s Bernie Bradley is competing against Pauline Hanson for the final Senate spot Australia federal ...
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‘Complete lack of political courage’: as NSW drugs war rages, expert renews decriminalisation push reports The Guardian

‘Complete lack of political courage’: as NSW drugs war rages, expert renews decriminalisation push reports The Guardian

Just in case you needed to know another set of reasons why the cannabis vote has been so high. This ...
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Australian Mainsteam Media Appears A Little Surprised By Cannabis Party Polling

Australian Mainsteam Media Appears A Little Surprised By Cannabis Party Polling

We're not sure why they should be surprised, all the numbers have been pointing to a healthy polling day for ...
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Guardian Report: Legalise Cannabis rides high in Senate vote as grassroots campaign pays off

Guardian Report: Legalise Cannabis rides high in Senate vote as grassroots campaign pays off

Micro party picks up 2-7% in most states and Northern Territory amid surge in cannabis consumption in Australia An excellent ...
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Legalise Cannabis Australia party sees record Queensland Senate votes in federal election

Legalise Cannabis Australia party sees record Queensland Senate votes in federal election

ABC Australia reports on the huge swing garnered by the Australia Cannabis Party in Queensland With 34 per cent of ...
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Cannabis legalization bill reintroduced in S. Australia

Cannabis legalization bill reintroduced in S. Australia

Strat Cann report A member of Australia’s Green Party has re-submitted a bill that proposes to legalize and regulate cannabis ...
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Thailand: As of June anybody will be allowed to grow cannabis with limit of 0.2% THC without permission needed from authorities

Thailand: As of June anybody will be allowed to grow cannabis with limit of 0.2% THC without permission needed from authorities

The Bangkok Post reports Anyone interested in growing cannabis plants and hemp for home use will be able to do ...
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Cannabiz Report: Compass Lifestyle Clinics closes doors after ‘arrangement’ falls through

Cannabiz Report: Compass Lifestyle Clinics closes doors after ‘arrangement’ falls through

They write Read more (paywall). https://www.cannabiz.com.au/compass-lifestyle-clinics-closes-doors-after-arrangement-falls-through/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Cannabiz%20newsletter%2019522&utm_content=Cannabiz%20newsletter%2019522+CID_abba660931ed8e320e85900213301eb2&utm_source=CampaignMonitor&utm_term=READ%20MORE It appears they have forgotten to take down their site Linked In Profile is ...
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Squirrel smuggler avoids jail for cannabis & cocaine smuggling

Squirrel smuggler avoids jail for cannabis & cocaine smuggling

7 News Australia reports A Queensland man once caught trying to smuggle squirrels into Australia by hiding them in his ...
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NZ.. Cannabis Reform, Back To The Future?

NZ.. Cannabis Reform, Back To The Future?

Stuff.co is reporting that various MP's have seen that a blanket ban post - referendum isn't doing anybody any favours ...
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