Mr Bandt Goes To Nimbin – Promises To Regulate Cannabis If Greens Hold Balance Of Power

Mr Bandt Goes To Nimbin – Promises To Regulate Cannabis If Greens Hold Balance Of Power
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We shall see on two fronts here A, if they get to hold the balance of power and B, if they actually do it. Funny how he can only make the announcement in Nimbin, maybe the Greens candidate is struggling against Balderstone Also after a search of their website, google etc we can’t find a white paper or pdf that actually colours in these vague plans. They only need to look at the latest east coast states to tackle the issue in the US to see how complicated and fraught with difficulties it all is. We’d just like to see a bit more detail See our profile of Balderstone here Australian General Election, Legalise Cannabis Party Candidates Profiles: Michael Balderstone   The Daily Mail writes The Australian Greens are promising to reform cannabis laws and push for a ban on new fossil fuel projects in Bass Strait if the minor party secures the balance of power at the federal election. Cannabis laws needed reform after decades of punitive policy at the state and federal levels, the federal party said on Monday. ‘Much of the rest of the world has moved on to legalise cannabis and it’s high time Australia did the same,’ Greens NSW Senate candidate David Shoebridge said ahead of a policy launch in the NSW Northern Rivers town of Nimbin. Regulation and taxation on legalised cannabis would make it safer for adults who use it, take money away from criminals and divert it to infrastructure like hospitals and schools, he said. ‘When the government controls the supply and quality of cannabis, it is also able to provide health support for intervention or problematic use where needed,’ Mr Shoebridge said. Some 36 per cent of Australians over the age of 14 have used non-medicinal cannabis, according to Australian Institute of Health and Welfare…

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