A man shops at Farma, a marijuana dispensary, in Portland, Oregon, on October 4, 2015. (Photo credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)
All 25 marijuana dispensaries in Oregon passed the latest round of state minor decoy operations. The Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC), which regulates the marijuana industry, periodically sends minors to try to buy marijuana from retail outlets. The latest operations targeted dispensaries in Portland, Bend and Salem, all of which had a
Sunraysia-born health expert Dr Nick Crofts says the legalisation of cannabis would allow mean governments would have to put control methods in place.
A WORLD-leading harm reduction expert says legalisation and regulation of cannabis for recreational use would be a more effective approach to the Victoria’s drugs policy.
Colignan-born professor Nick Crofts, a Harm Reduction Australia board member, said legalisation of cannabis would allow the government to put in place and
A man has been charged after police seized approximately 280 cannabis plants during a search warrant on the Mid North Coast.
About 2.50pm on Wednesday, March 28, police from Mid North Coast Police District, with the assistance of the Dog Unit, executed a search warrant at a home on Crescent Head Road. During the search, police allegedly located a large amount of cash, cannabis leaf and 280 cannabis plants.
The plants to have an estimated potential street value of $560,000
Tony Bower of Mullaways Medical Cannabis cultivating marijuna for his tincture. Photo Facebook/Tony Bower
North coast medical-cannabis producer and campaigner Tony Bower has yet again been locked up after police raided his home on Wednesday and charged him with cultivating cannabis.
Campaigners and supporters of the ‘Medicine Man’, as he’s widely known in the northern rivers, say they’re outraged at the latest targeting of Mr Bower, who owns the company Mullaways Medicina
LEGALISING cannabis for recreational use should be researched by a new government advisory council, a long-awaited Victorian parliamentary report has recommended. The reform called for a newly created Victorian body to probe whether adults be allowed to indulge in marijuana in what could be seen as the beginning of a new approach to drugs. It is one of 50 recommendations put forward — resulting from the biggest ever state review of drug laws — and will now be now considered b
A man from Sydney has been charged after a massive cannabis operation was discovered in Perth.
Half a tonne of cannabis has been seized and 41 people arrested during eight months of raids on homes allegedly rented by gangs across Perth.
Since July 1, detectives have seized about $250,000 in cash and nearly 9000 cannabis plants from 77 privately rented properties converted to house the illicit drug.
Police revealed on Monday a Sydney man was accused of cultivating more t
Rev. Crews speaks with Dr. Michael Gannon, boss of the Australian Medical Association, about red-tape tolding up medicinal cannabis.
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Photo: Steve Peek's daughter Suli died after being admitted to Brisbane's Lady Cilento Children's Hospital (ABC News: Leonie Mellor)
A Brisbane man wants a public inquest into the death of his nine-year-old daughter, saying she died prematurely because she was repeatedly denied access to medicinal cannabis.
Steve Peek's daughter Suli had a complex neurological disorder and cerebral palsy.
She could communicate only by blinking her eyes.
Her condition resulted in life
Photo: Stephen Taylor is facing charges for allegedly cultivating marijuana. (ABC News: Michael Vincent)
After years watching his daughters Morgan and Ariel suffer from the chronic auto-immune disease Crohn's, Stephen Taylor decided to research medical cannabis.
"A couple of times there I carried Morgan into hospital weighing around 32 kilograms — actually carrying her in my arms and crying," he told 7.30.
"No parent should have to do this. At any stage."
Medicinal cannabis advocates urge all states and territories to follow New South Wales's lead and remove barriers to accessing the medication. It comes as some doctors report an increase in demand for the treatment, since codeine was taken off pharmacy shelves last month. But, advocates say the biggest hurdle is getting doctors comfortable enough to prescribe a drug they don't know much about. Duration: 2min 33sec Broadcast: Sat 3 Mar 2018, 8:00am More Information Featured: