Consumption and tax revenue in a legalised environment

Cannabis is the most widely used illicit drug in Australia and worldwide. The long-running legalisation debate gained momentum earlier this year when the Federal Government passed new laws to pave the way for the use of medical cannabis. Despite both recreational and medical use at present being illegal in Australia, the country ranks among the highest in the world for marijuana use. According to the Australian National Drug Strategy Household Surveys (NDSHS), 13 per cent […]

New ‘Zombie Drug’ Has Taken The Life Of A Melbourne [Australia] Man

A Victorian footballer who was is in a coma in a Gold Coast hospital and was suspected of taking a mystery ‘zombie’ drug that is believed to left 16 people in hospital has died. ooo NewsroomPosted on October 21, 2016 A Victorian footballer who was is in a coma in a Gold Coast hospital and was suspected of taking a mystery ‘zombie’ drug that is believed to left 16 people in hospital has died. Riki […]

Western Australia passes legislation to legalise medicinal marijuana

WA doctors will be able to legally prescribe medicinal cannabis from Tuesday after the state government threw its support behind changes to Commonwealth laws. Health Minister John Day on Friday welcomed the new legislation, which will class medicinal cannabis as a controlled prescription drug from November 1. Dr Andrew Katelaris is one of Australia’s biggest medicinal cannabis suppliers.   “Like all controlled drugs, medicinal cannabis will be prescription only, with strict rules around prescribing,” he said. […]

DRUG CARTELS IN LATIN AMERICA TURN TO ILLEGAL GOLD MINING INSTEAD OF COCAINE

ORGANIZED CRIME NETWORKS in Latin America have long made their money from drugs. However over the past several years, as gold prices have skyrocketed, cartels have increasingly adopted illegally mining the metal to earn cash. In Peru and Colombia, they’re now creating more wealth exporting illegal gold than cocaine. Eighty percent of the gold mined in Colombia and up to 90 percent of the gold mined in Venezuela is from illegal mining That’s the word […]

Addict risks all in deadly Philippine drug war

Pedicab driver Reyjin dives into a neighbour’s house for a quick meth fix, fearful of taking a bullet to the head in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal war on drugs but unable to quit. 28 Aug 2016 – 2:38 PM  UPDATED 2 HOURS AGO More than 2,000 people have died violent deaths since Duterte took office two months ago and immediately implemented his scorched-earth plans to eradicate drugs in society, ordering police to shoot dead traffickers and urging […]

Marijuana compound smokes the seeds of Alzheimer’s disease

Memory loss, decline in brain function and communication skills are all clear indicators of Alzheimer’s disease. But the brain’s chemistry begins to change long before these telltale signs appear through the accumulation of what are known as amyloid beta proteins. These proteins go on to form brain plaques that correspond with the neurodegenerative disease, but what if it were possible to intervene somehow? Scientists are reporting that exposure to certain compounds in marijuana can cleanse […]

Why Microsoft wants in on the marijuana business and why the DEA won’t stop it

Opinion: Redmond’s partnership with ‘seed-to-sales’ software purveyor Kind is bound to bring more legitimacy to an already-thriving business. The last two months have been busy ones for the marijuana community. Most recently, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) declined to loosen restrictions on medical marijuana, and kept the drug classified in the same ‘Schedule 1’ category as LSD and heroin. There was much handwringing before and after the decision was handed out over the pros and […]

The idea that THC from cannabis can put the brakes on amyloid beta proteins of Alzheimer’s disease,isn’t entirely new

Memory loss, decline in brain function and communication skills are all clear indicators of Alzheimer’s disease. But the brain’s chemistry begins to change long before these telltale signs appear through the accumulation of what are known as amyloid beta proteins. These proteins go on to form brain plaques that correspond with the neurodegenerative disease, but what if it were possible to intervene somehow? Scientists are reporting that exposure to certain compounds in marijuana can cleanse […]

People often ask as to what a cannabis bud looks like-Some pics here.

Doing some research on the net has shown us some photos of buds that have had most of the seeds & stems removed. These tend to be more denser that the free form with stems & seeds throughout & are preferred by many smokers. These are what is called bush grown & favoured by many over the indoor grown item  

CANNABIS AS A LIVER CANCER CURE VIDEO – HEAR THEIR STORY HERE

Liver cancer stage 4 cured using cannabis oil www.newcures.info Henry Sapiecha

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