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Crime

Crime

Cannabis Cookies, Popcorn Seized As Police Bust Mail-Order Drug Supply Ring

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Police have busted an alleged marijuana supply ring sending mail-order drug packages all across Australia in the post.

Andrew Leigh

Andrew Leigh

Canberra's Cannabis Critics Need To Find Bigger Problems To Worry About

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This week, the ACT became the first jurisdiction in Australia to legalise small amounts of marijuana for personal use.

Politics

Politics

Sorry, Tourists Won't Be Able To Smoke Weed In The ACT

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Despite cannabis decriminalisation laws passing, Canberra is unlikely to instantly turn into an Amsterdam-style marijuana mecca for tourists.

Politics

Politics

Australia's Capital Has Just Legalised Personal Cannabis Use

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The ACT has become the first jurisdiction in Australia to legalise personal cannabis use, a landmark bill passing the Territory's parliament.

Health

Health

Medical Cannabis System So Tricky, 'Doctor Google' Used By Epilepsy Patients

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Australian doctors lack knowledge about medical cannabis, a leading epilepsy group has said, as it launches a new tool to educate those with the condition about how marijuana could help in their treatment.

World

World

Owner Caught After Putting Massive Cannabis Plant In Front Window

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A cannabis grower has been caught by police after displaying a huge plant in the front window of their home, which happens to be located on a main road.

World

World

Ancient Grave Discovery Shows First Humans To Get High On Cannabis

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An excavation of a 2,500-year-old tomb in China has led scientists to believe they found the earliest evidence of people using cannabis to get high.

Views

Views

Here's How I Got Access To Legal CBD Oil In Australia

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On March 28, I tweeted that I was interested in trying CBD Oil for my eight-and-a-half year chronic pain problem.

Love

Love

Smoking Weed Together Is Good For Relationships, According To Science

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Couples who use marijuana are more likely to have loving, caring, or supportive experiences, a new study reported.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Olivia Newton-John Seems To Be Selling Up With Latest Property Listed For $7.7 Million

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Olivia Newton-John has listed her Californian ranch for sale as she battles cancer for the third time.

News

News

Ben And Jerry's Want To Erase Marijuana Possession Convictions In The US

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Ice cream manufacturer Ben and Jerry's have launched a petition asking that all prior marijuana convictions in the US be overturned.

Life

Life

A Fast Food Joint Is Dropping CBD-Infused Burgers On 4/20 Day

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US-based fast food joint Carl's Jr. is adding burgers infused with Cannabidiol or 'CBD' to its menu on April 20.

Health

Health

Cannabis Users May Need Up To Double The Amount Of Anaesthesia In Surgery

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People who regularly use cannabis may need more than twice the usual dose of anaesthesia for surgery, a U.S. study suggests.

Crime

Crime

Man Allegedly Digs Bunker Under House To Grow Marijuana

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A man has been arrested after a bunker, dug by hand and allegedly used for growing hydroponic marijuana, was found on a Cairns property.

Crime

Crime

Hemp Farmers Politely Tell Thieves 'Our Crops Won't Get You High'

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Thieves are stealing hemp crops from farms, leading to reminders hemp doesn't have the same recreational use as marijuana.

News

News

Pot Smokers Stumble Upon Abandoned Overweight Tiger In House

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A large tiger found in an abandoned southeast Houston house is on its way to a new home Tuesday morning.

Crime

Crime

The Police Raid That Mistook Cryptocurrency For Cannabis

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When South Australian police forced entry into a home apparently suspected of being used to grow marijuana, they found a (legal) bitcoin mining rig instead.

National

National

The ACT Is Just One Vote Away From Legalising Marijuana

2 min read

Possessing up to 50 grams of cannabis or four marijuana plants for personal use could soon be legal in the Australian Capital Territory.

World

World

'It's A Big Pothole': Why Canada Is Running Out Of Weed

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One month on from making it legal, Canada's recreational marijuana supply is dwindling.

Views

Views

Can We Legalise Marijuana So I Don't Become Another Opioid Statistic, Please?

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Every time I read an article about the opioid epidemic, I can't help but wonder 'is that my future?'

World

World

Recreational Marijuana Is Now Legal In Canada

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The North American nation joins Uruguay as the only two countries in the world to legalise cannabis for recreational use.

National

National

Cannabis Clinics Won't Solve Anything For Those Who Can't Afford It

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Medicinal marijuana advocates have cautiously welcomed the opening of cannabis clinics in Australian cities, but warn they will do little to solve issues around access and cost for patients who benefit from the drug.

World

World

Coca-Cola Is Exploring The Cannabis Market

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The company is "closely watching" the growth of the use of a non-psychoactive element of cannabis in wellness drinks.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Olivia Newton-John Battling Cancer For The Third Time

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The 69-year-old also revealed her natural treatments for pain management.

Health

Health

Aussie Doctors Don't Know How To Prescribe Medical Cannabis

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Claims the "stunningly cumbersome" system is fuelling black market

World

World

Man Catches Massive Brick Of Marijuana On Fishing Trip

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A whole new type of seaweed.

Politics

Politics

Canada Just Legalised Recreational Marijuana

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Sale, purchase, and cultivation of four plants at home will be allowed.

Politics

Politics

Northern Territory To 'Explore' Decriminalising Marijuana

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"We're probably behind the conversation in some respects around how you deal with drugs in this country", the NT chief minister said.

News

News

Medical Cannabis Cost Means This Mum Might 'End Up On The Street'

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Marina Spence is paying $533 every six days for her daughter's medicine

News

News

VIC Drug Summit A 'Turning Point' In How Australia Treats Drugs And Crime, Experts Say

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"The War on Drugs approach was well intended but failed disastrously"

News

News

Medical Cannabis Advocates Are Split On The Greens' Recreational Weed Plan

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Some advocates fear it may muddy the waters in the fight for greater access to medicinal products