HEMP (Help End Marijuana Prohibition) Party To Hold AGM Saturday 11 September 2021 Nimbin (NSW)

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Annual General Meeting 2021 All members are invited to attend the Help End Marijuana Prohibition (HEMP) Party annual general meeting at midday on Saturday 11 September 2021 at the Town Hall, 45 Cullen Street, Nimbin. The meeting is earlier this year due to the proposal to change the name of the Party, and the positive response to our email survey for the “change the name” option! With the election looming, we would like to have all the steps in place in time to have the new Party name on the ballot paper. Along with the new name comes a new determination to see an end to prohibition. We will be striving to get candidates elected to the Senate and will also be fielding candidates in some of the lower house seats for the first time. To achieve this, we need funding and volunteers to help with campaigning, fundraising and to occupy the early voting centres and outside polling booths on election day. We need to rely on our grassroots supporters to pitch in and donate whatever time and money they can afford to help raise the funds needed to pay the AEC nomination fees for our candidates. With the growing awareness of Cannabis as medicine, the backlash from many patients about the discriminatory nature of the Medical Cannabis policy plus the ridiculous roadside drug testing for merely the presence of THC, we believe we can attract more than 4% of the primary vote – especially when you include the votes of those who partake for recreational therapy. Strong support Over 70% of our members support the name change in both surveys we have done,” said Michael Balderstone, HEMP Party President. “We want to be clear on what we are about and call it as it is with no chance of…

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