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Canberra’s weed laws: here’s what they mean

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) has passed legislation to legalise cannabis, in an Australian first. Under the new laws, expected to be made effective from January, Australians will be able to possess 50 grams of dried cannabis and cultivate two plants. However, there are some caveats. Cannabis and seeds can […]
Canberra’s weed laws: here’s what they mean
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Here are the arguments for and against legalising marijuana in Australia

Greens leader Richard Di Natale wants Australia to legalise cannabis for personal use, regulated by a federal agency. This proposal is for legalisation of recreational use for relaxation and pleasure, not to treat a medical condition (which is already legal in Australia for some conditions). According to the proposal, the […]
Here are the arguments for and against legalising marijuana in Australia
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The Turnbull government is making medicinal cannabis legal in Australia

The federal government is introducing legislation to parliament to allow the cultivation and use of medicinal cannabis under a national framework today. The move follows Victoria’s announcement last year that it will legalise the drug for medical use in 2017. NSW is also currently conducting trials into a cannabis-based drug, […]
The Turnbull government is making medicinal cannabis legal in Australia