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Australia: TGA fines company “Naturally Elevated” A$132,000 for alleged advertising breaches

Well, they’ve naturally elevated the fines ! Cannabiz Australia The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued infringement notices totalling almost A$140,000 to Naturally Elevated and an individual for the alleged unlawful advertising of medicinal cannabis on websites and social media pages. The TGA said the company “allegedly promoted the use or supply of prescription-only medicinal […]

New Zealand: The Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party…..why are we running again? Because the issue of cannabis law reform is still unresolved and languishing in ‘prohibition no man’s land’.

Here is their full press release “No Need To Sell The Family Silver”, Say Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party Saturday, 16 September 2023, 6:05 am Press Release: Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party   “WHERE IS OUR REPRESENTATION?” SAY 1.4MILLION ‘YES’ VOTERS IN THE CANNABIS REFERENDUM” And “No need to sell the family silver” say the ALCP. The Aotearoa […]

Australian Federal opposition announces it will seek to overturn ACT’s new laws decriminalising drugs in small amounts

Of course  what would you expect…. Federal politicians are once more trying to override ACT legislation, this time seeking to overturn the decriminalisation of small amounts of some illicit drugs, including cocaine, ice and heroin. Key points: ACT laws coming into effect next month will decriminalise the possession of small amounts of some drugs The federal opposition is […]

Australia: ACT’s Home Grow Laws “I think it’s sort of a half-arse law to be honest” Says Grower

Private growers can grow but can’t buy seeds,  can’t use artifical  “methodologies” but commercial growers can and the list goes on and on.. The Conversation reports OPINION As states weigh legalising cannabis, here’s what they can learn from growers in Canberra 05 SEP 2023   The haze of cannabis is everywhere right now. Germany has recently […]