Although recreational cannabis use is illegal in australia, the country has largely avoided a punitive drug policy focusing on harm-minimisation strategies and a treatment framework embedded in a law-enforcement in recent years politicians have lent increasing support towards the legalisation of marijuana, with senators. But how do australians feel about the legalisation of marijuana roy morgan research has been asking australians 14+ the question, 'in your opinion should the smoking of marijuana be made legal - or remain illegal' for many years over the last decade, the proportion of the population who believe it. Canada is well underway to legalising cannabis, with legislation expected some time this year, and the new zealand prime minister has flagged a referendum on the issue in a recent opinion poll, around 30% of australians thought cannabis should be legal teenagers 14-17 years old were least likely to. Greg hunt federal health minister greg hunt has denounced a greens policy to legalise recreational marijuana photo: aap last month a parliamentary committee recommended that the victorian government establish an advisory council to consider a range of drug policy issues it said the council should. These personal accounts elucidate the potential of medicinal cannabis to provide relief where conventional treatments have not been sufficient although anecdotal, these accounts reinforce some of the reasons why medicinal cannabis should be legalised, and why concerns about patient safety, medical costs and quality.
Premier denis napthine says he supports the decision of the medical administration not to legalise medicinal marijuana, even after it has been revealed it saved a young girl's life victorian mum cheri o'connell spoke out about the benefits of liquid marijuana, which she says saved her epileptic daughter. First published in the sydney morning herald on june 8, 1968 should 'pot' be legalised entertainer don lane, right, arrives at court with barrister marcus einfeld on march 29, 1968 photo: noel stubbs mention the word drug in australia, not only in polite society, and invariably it will arouse irrational. Medicinal cannabis oil has so many uses from simple pain relief to curing cancer it has been legalised for medicinal uses in other parts of the world but australia is not with the program best of all it has no negative side effects unlike other forms of treatment chemotherapy and radiotherapy are very damaging to the body.
Victoria was the first state in australia to legalise medicinal cannabis, but other states and territories have quickly followed. Australia is aiming for global domination in a growing industry: medicinal marijuana.
Cannabis material cultivated in australia may then be used to conduct clinical trials and develop therapeutic products the australian government is not proposing to legalise the cultivation of cannabis outside of regulated should legislative reforms occur at the commonwealth, state and territory level, cannabis products. Federal leader richard di natale says it's time australia joined other countries and legalised cannabis for adult use he said a poll last year showed 55 per cent of australians believed cannabis should be taxed and regulated like alcohol or tobacco “as a drug and alcohol doctor, i've seen that the tough.
Bill shorten has described a greens proposal to legalise cannabis as political clickbait but declared more needs to be done to make the drug accessible for medicinal use “i think that the issue of alleviating pain is one which should be between the treating doctors and the patients “we do need to look at. Vote 1 hemp party to integrate the whole plant into our everyday lives for medicine, food security, the environment and social harmony. It's been a long time since i've smoked weed when a casual joint makes an appearance maybe after a boozy night with friends my answer is always the same: “no thanks, it triggers my anxiety.
The greens leader is a former drug and alcohol doctor and pointed to a recent poll showing 55 per cent of australians believed cannabis should be regulated and taxed like alcohol or tobacco senator di natale expects the plan to raise hundreds of millions of dollars in revenue, helping fund treatment,. It was hard not to cringe when kochie shared his outdated views this week of why weed should stay illegal in australia to help break down the flaws in kochie's argument or to help sway those who are actually willing to have a discussion about the legalisation of weed, here's some modern research. Support runs as high as 55% when people are asked if cannabis should be taxed and regulated like alcohol or tobacco in january the health minister, greg hunt, announced a plan for a home-grown industry of cannabis products for export but at that time only 350 patients in australia had accessed local.