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Green Political Party Australia wants to legalize cannabis for all adults nationwide

The Greens will become the first political party with seats in Parliament to call for full cannabis legalisation in Australia, despite criticism from Health Minister Greg Hunt, who says the substance is a gateway drug. The Greens will become the first party with seats in Parliament to call for full cannabis legalisation in Australia, despite criticism from the country’s top medical bodies. Greens leader Richard Di Natale said the “war on drugs has failed” and […]

Buying drugs online: Australian lawyers ‘radical proposal’ to decriminalise drugs

The The NSW Bar Association’s criminal law committee says existing laws aimed at curbing illicit drug use and supply are not working. A teenager on Sydney’s northern beaches orders cocaine online and has it posted to their front door. It is just one of the signs that existing drug laws have “substantially failed”, according to top criminal barristers in NSW. The NSW Bar Association’s criminal law committee, chaired by Sydney barrister Stephen Odgers SC, has […]