West Australia – Cannabis Party Reveal Draft Bill .. Premier Shoots It Down

West Australia – Cannabis Party Reveal Draft Bill .. Premier Shoots It Down
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“This legislation will put WA at the forefront of #cannabis developments in Australia, following on from and developing the example of the ACT — other states will surely follow."https://t.co/SJPSyT0ILA #wapol #legalisecannabis pic.twitter.com/1qrH7mDrgS — Dr Brian Walker MLC (@BrianWalkerMLC) June 21, 2022 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js   I just had an interview with Ch10 about our proposed bill to legalise cannabis here in WA. Just 8 tablets of panadol can kill you, yet drinking a full bottle of high-THC medicinal cannabis will give you an expensive sleep. Which one is more dangerous? #Legalisecannabis #wapol pic.twitter.com/ME0WeRXtJZ — Dr Brian Walker MLC (@BrianWalkerMLC) June 21, 2022 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js     We can’t give you too much detail as most Australian news info sits behind paywalls but this is what we have learnt so far.. Here are two headlines from the WA press with a  tone that suggests they still think cannabis regulation is a bit of a joke The plan to legalise cannabis use in WA: Controversial MPs reveal details https://thewest.com.au/news/wa/the-plan-to-legalise-cannabis-use-in-wa-controversial-mps-reveal-details–c-7200877   Premier Mark McGowan shuts down plan to legalise cannabis use in Western Australia https://thewest.com.au/news/wa/premier-mark-mcgowan-shuts-down-plan-to-legalise-cannabis-use-in-western-australia-c-7239946 Wild proposal to give WA most relaxed cannabis laws in the country A controversial plan to legalise cannabis use in Western Australia would allow people to possess 50g of the drug and households to grow up to four plants, giving the state the most relaxed cannabis laws in the country. Legalise Cannabis WA has proposed the legislation, which upper house MPs Brian Walker and Sophia Moermond hope to introduce to parliament next year. However, the bill has gone up in smoke before it even reaches state parliament. Premier Mark McGowan on Tuesday swiftly shut the idea down, indicating the Labor government would use its control of both houses to block the legislation. “Having freely available cannabis is not our policy,” he told ABC Radio.…

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