This Week In Weed – 16 September 2018

A Senate committee has rejected a proposed reform to legalise cannabis in Australia, despite the argument it would ease the burden on police and bring in $300 million extra in state revenue a year. Liberal Democrats senator David Leyonhjelm has proposed federal laws to legalise cannabis for recreational, medicinal, industrial and other purposes. Figures from […]

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South Australia set to take ‘crazy’ step back with punitive cannabis laws

The South Australian government has been accused of ignoring the evidence as it seeks to introduce harsher penalties for cannabis possession, with a quadrupling of fines and prison sentences to be implemented. SA’s attorney general, Vickie Chapman, has used a 2012 murder in which a 17-year-old from Adelaide affected by alcohol, ecstasy and cannabis shot […]

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