Cannabis Legislation

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overthefalls started the topic in Tuesday, 29 Sep 2020 at 9:03am

New Zealand goes to the polls on October 17 to vote on cannabis legislation, which makes me wonder when, if ever, Australia will get to have a say in the matter. Supposing there was a similar referendum in Australia, how would you vote and what would be your reasons?

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Sheepdog Sunday, 11 Apr 2021 at 2:36pm

Sports drug agencies WADA and ASADA both consider cannabis to be "performance ENHANCING", and AFL star Willie Rioli is currently banned for tampering with his urine sample, AND then having cannabis metabolites found in his secondary urine test.
At the very same time time, Police , courts, and governments list cannabis as performance DECREASING, and you can lose your drivers licence and get a criminal record if metabolites are found in your system.
Schrodingers buds.

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truebluebasher Sunday, 1 Aug 2021 at 4:35pm

PM : "I never inhaled Charred Remains!"

Joints 4 Jabz
https://www.amny.com/news/vaxxers-toke-up-activists-say-dont-be-doobious...
https://ktla.com/news/local-news/joints-for-jabs-weed-giveaway-to-be-ava...

Pouch for yer Ouch
https://www.forbes.com/sites/ajherrington/2021/01/14/get-a-free-bag-of-m...

Pot for a Shot (Pot Shots)
https://in.news.yahoo.com/free-marijuana-taking-covid-19-055144606.html

Cone for yer groan
Weed for the Evil Deed.
Coke and a Poke
Trip to the Tip

We've run outta gear to curb yer fear.
Nurse! Could you grab us another Beer!
Ain't no Vax hesitancy 'round here!

Psst!
https://media.beam.usnews.com/fe/4c/2cf0be1f42c6a655ea1a82b396b6/2021050...

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philosurphizing... Thursday, 5 Aug 2021 at 9:38am
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https://www.theage.com.au/politics/victoria/andrews-government-quashes-p...

You would think they could have some compassion and legalise it to help people get through the pandemic.
Remember the "MR Whippy '' ice cream vans and the music the van would play.
Well you could set up ''MR Hippy'' vans that visit your suburb each week blaring out Iron Butterflys ''Ina gada da vida''
https://www.bing.com/search?q=in+a+gadda+da+vida+meaning&qs=SC&pq=ina+ga...

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Blowin Thursday, 5 Aug 2021 at 11:06am

Just goes to show that, despite all the woke rhetoric, the Victorian ALP are still reactionary conservatives. Right wing scumbags. The worst bit is that the criminalisation of pot is basically class war, always has been. Curious to see how much the illegality of yarndi contributes to incarceration rates for indigenous Australians. As long as Dan has the backing of the church it’s all good!

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brutus Thursday, 5 Aug 2021 at 11:42am

it's rather ironic , that here in Vicco , you can get a medical marijuana script which allows you to buy pot at the local pharmacy at $35 a gram......10g's for $350......

the Andrews Govt has followed the twisted advice of the police......and ignored the advice of all the experts....then again what would you expect from Politicians?

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san Guine Thursday, 5 Aug 2021 at 11:49am

Yeh brutus,
It's blatant hypocrisy, given that we're following the advice of experts on the pandemic and any number of other public health issues.
Probably already posted but...

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groundswell Thursday, 5 Aug 2021 at 1:37pm

Produced by nylon no doubt

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Optimist Thursday, 5 Aug 2021 at 3:42pm

Its interesting how Govt's become the drug dealers to get a swag of taxes. First tobacco and now weed. So stupid it's laughable and downright embarrassing. The Gov. become the crime gang regulating one of God's plants again.There are places in Australia where little opium poppy groves grow wild. Just pretty flowers to most. The police go every year and cut them all down for goodness sakes. Plants should be left to people to choose what to do and there should be no crime attached to a natural thing like that....The only crime should be in cashing in on anothers addiction so the Gov. should probably lock themselves up.

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Hutchy 19 Thursday, 5 Aug 2021 at 9:40pm

I agree Optimist . Governments all over the world love to tax peoples vices . Add betting and alcohol .

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truebluebasher Friday, 6 Aug 2021 at 2:45pm

Police State raids have netted enough seeds to grow the world's biggest Cannabis Crop.
Qldurrz almost finished building their wall to lock out those stoner Mexicans Cheech'n'Chong
1,500 Mutants can quarantine at Wellcamp, but only if they roll a few billion Joints 4 EU Backpackers

https://www.transcontinental.com.au/story/7094757/aust-medicinal-cannabi...

https://www.asterioncannabis.com/investors/media/

Down's Lad : "Ma! They're gonna put up some of them Large Fancy Greenhouses!"
Ma : "Boy! Are they gonna get really stoned, after one of our Fancy SEQ storms."

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truebluebasher Thursday, 26 Aug 2021 at 11:28pm

15th Sept 2020 Howard Springs Uber Munchies Busted.

Told ya not to order the Snickerz Pizza...that's a real bummer man!

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-09-15/alice-springs-covid-19-quarantine...

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truebluebasher Thursday, 16 Sep 2021 at 6:39pm

Apparently it's even harder to Reverse Cannabis Legislation...ask Dougie!
1991 Darko Desic was Jailed for 3 & half years for Cannabis Plant/s.
1st Aug 1992 Darko uses hacksaw blade & bolt cutters to break outta Grafton Prison
2008 Oz gives up looking & offers Dougie Oz citizenship.
https://www.ladbible.com/news/latest-man-on-the-run-in-australia-for-nea...
2021 Avalon "Dougie" is evicted & sleeping rough on the Beach
Dopey Dougie can't hack Lockdown & is pleading to break back into a comfortable Jail cell.

Dougie stars in the new Reality TV Show!..."I'm a Fugitive...get me outta Lockdown!"

Crew are all stoked with a Happy Ending...err not quite... Wot Now?

Apparently the Avalon dogooderz are Go Funding legals to keep Dougie outta Jail ... ( FFS! )
https://www.gofundme.com/f/rebuilding-a-life-for-darko-dougie-desic?utm_...
[ Locals Only ]
https://www.northernbeachesreview.com.au/story/7433571/avalon-community-...

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Supafreak Friday, 17 Sep 2021 at 7:27am

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truebluebasher Thursday, 25 Nov 2021 at 4:20pm

2 Steins of Lager & a Little Green Bag please...make that a Booster Pack to Go!

https://www.politico.eu/article/cannabis-germany-government-spd-fdp/

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truebluebasher Saturday, 5 Feb 2022 at 3:14pm

Oz Potheadlines (Bumper Crop)
https://www.tga.gov.au/medicinal-cannabis
https://www.tga.gov.au/medicinal-cannabis-news-and-updates

16th Nov 2021 : TGA Streamline Medi Pot + Category % Listing
These backyard brews can now be directly prescribed without separate individual approval.
CBD (Cat' 1 > 3) Cat' 1 ( 98%) Cat' 2 (60-98%) Cat' 3 ( 40-60%) Likely the Kiddies Gummy Bears
tbb is not joking 'bout the Gummy Bears...Wellcamp "Asterion" are gonna brew heaps of Pot Lollies.

These high end brews are reserved for retired VIP Psychopathic Pollies @ $2m/year Script!
THC (Cat' 4 > 5) Cat' 4 (60-98%) Cat' 5 ( 98%) Cyclonic Brew

Dec 2021 : Saint Francis + Rick got busted brewing Snake Oil or some kinda unlisted miracle elixir.
https://www.tga.gov.au/media-release/commcare-wa-pty-ltd-st-francis-phar...
https://www.tga.gov.au/media-release/sa-individual-fined-7992-alleged-un...

Ok! So why the hurry on for WR Medicinal Pot?
Pandemic > Emergency GM Medicines = Emergency GM Cannabis = Emergency Big Farma GM Crops
2020/21 Oz emergency rubber stamped GM Crop approvals > Potato / Corn / Soy / Canola / Wheat
Cradle to grave GM is easily dosed thru Baby Formula > Vaxed Food > Medi-Cannabis > Palliative.
re: tbb 5th Jan 2021 https://www.swellnet.com/comment/788289

Here's the latest from Asterion Wellcamp Qld
"Asterion has entered into a collaborative research contract with the "Qld Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation" (QAAFI) at Qld Uni ...consisting of an 18 month, 'proof-of-concept (Clonal Propagation Research Program)."
(Sure! Medicinal Cannabis is the cover!) But is that food innovation?
* The outcome will be to develop 'proof-of-concept' for in vitro propagation of the selected cultivars.
* Repeatable High Yield > Eliminating the need for Mothers & manual cloning.
* Intellectual Property will be wholly owned by Asterion.

There is little to no talk of Patient Health only ever Crop Yield...one has to worry 'bout their main aim!
TGA approved this as a Medical facility not a GM baked bean factory!
https://www.odc.gov.au/manufacturers-and-suppliers-medicinal-cannabis-pr...

"One of the most Foolproof & cost effective means to intro Tech Change into Agriculture is the seed!"
8th Oct 2019 (CRISPR) Oz Govt permits GM Trials of Grain Crops & Animals...

Where's tbb goin' with this...( Cue above...German Pot Craze ) Germany are EU Fortress against GM...
Asterion GM modified Pot is to break down EU German resistance...just as the GM Vax
Page 24 QAAFI : Pr Godwin : "Scientists urged to Fight GMO Fake News!"
https://qaafi.uq.edu.au/files/24204/2018%20QAAFI%20AR%20final%20web%20sp...

German Cannamedical Pharma signed a $92m / 9 year deal for Oz cannabis Flowers from (ANTG)
Asterion have partnered NSW 2015 ANTG
https://australiannatural.com/
https://www.abc.net.au/news/rural/2021-04-15/australias-biggest-medicina...

tbb believes US State of Qld is brokering the EU GM trials thru this GM seed bank.
It kinda weds excusable open ended EU / Oz GM trials with a legit "Medically Sterilized Crop!"
Pot revolution can equally be viewed as a GM backdoor...
The rush is about GM via exploiting Emergency Cannabis treatment for Mental Health re: Covid.
Gp's can now or soon write GM Crop scripts for any patient (eg: GM crops cure patients > GM is safe!)
Investors in Cannabis can be seen as investors in GM food crops...just saying it does look that way!

Might pay to trace back Pot legalization with GM Crop timelines...devil is on yer shoulder!
Crew will agree that both Oz Pot Legalization & Emergency GM Crops are one of the same coin!
Not odd at all...that this is about GM Medi Pot Crop approval...no backing off from policing of possession.

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truebluebasher Sunday, 6 Feb 2022 at 7:28pm

Finally cracked it...
Why you need a Health Crisis for Medicinal Cannabis to intro GM Crops.
Medicinal Cannabis introduces world scale GM process...but how!

Unlike other crops, Medicinal Cannabis strictly prohibits both Weeds & Pesticide.
Thereby requiring 100% weed / poison free GM Plant strains.
So it helps if one can stoke a market for Medi Pot...Pandemic rehab is the perfect fit!

Examples
1996 California Medi Pot was legislated alongside California GM Weed Crops
Weed free Medi / Food crops were born from this year of dual legislation.
We can assume Medi Cannabis Crops were the catalyst for 100% weed free GM crops!

2001 Canada Medi Pot was the basis for AIDS / Cancer Drug iMATinib
Again! This must be sourced from pesticide & weed free GM Medi Pot

Fast Forward to now & Canada join NSW / Qld Uni for World Wide Pot strains part/seed bank.
World leading Qld site will develop weed resistant Medi Pot strains from & for each Medi Pot Country.

Qld Uni Professor Godwin will likely run many GM Qld crop trials...possibly also for EU.
It's important to remind that "GM Plant/Animal trials" are currently approved in Oz.
Technically this is WR sized GM research Facility for all living things.

Weeds! Noting that African Boxthorn infests Darling Downs / Riverina / Sunraysia!
Could be that they're looking to breed Wheat crops resistant to this common weed.
Weeds currently cost Oz $4b in lost productivity.

These are also the first 100% GM Crops that EU / Germany are partnering.
Worldly Medi Cannabis continues to break down resistance to GM...it is what it is!

1979 Trials > 1983...Mary Chilton's first GM crop was Tobacco...so this is a long expected progression.
https://croplife.org/news/chilton-honored-for-creating-first-genetically...

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jedi old mate Monday, 7 Feb 2022 at 1:23pm
truebluebasher wrote:
Oz Potheadlines (Bumper Crop)
https://www.tga.gov.au/medicinal-cannabis
https://www.tga.gov.au/medicinal-cannabis-news-and-updates

Hey TBB,

Great links and interesting correlation. However being recently being approved by the TGA to access Medical Cannabis I find that it's still very much a legal grey area where one can manipulate the rules to there favour once they are approved.
My GP said herself that once you get approval from the TGA that it may be a better option for me to access Cannabis products from the black market as it's cheaper. I have a letter from my doctor that I can show Police and Employers in the instance of Drug Tests and possession dilemmas etc. But for the sheer convenience and assurance of dosing consistency and quality I choose to use the local pharmacy for supply currently. I know numerous people who access Medical Cannabis and the stigma is very much dissolving but the line between medicinal use and recreation can be manipulated for some.
There is so much money in it now that it's in the TGA's and private companies best interest to approve people, some Medical Cannabis services offer consultations without a referral from your GP. I have friends accessing medical cannabis for knee or shoulder problems, its no longer for exclusively terminal patients.

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GreenJam Monday, 7 Feb 2022 at 5:35pm

thanks TBB as always for your insights

Jedi - still such early days in Oz, it is going to be very interesting watching how it plays out. Certainly a grey area OS, and hasnt always played out as local communities, governments and authorities might have thought.

re products - I'm interested to hear what you can access? it is pure CBD oil? any THC allowed?
My gut feeling is I'd stick to organic whole plant products - I'm not sure that's what the large approved medicinal producers will make available. Isnt it precise single ingredient extracts? It is argued these will lack the 'entourage effect'. Plus those extracts are expensive, so that is why I think many will access (and would be better off accessing) the 'black market'. And currently do.
How would you letter go with a positive roadside drug test? That assumes your medical cannabis contains THC?

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jedi old mate Tuesday, 8 Feb 2022 at 5:26pm
GreenJam wrote:

thanks TBB as always for your insights

Jedi - still such early days in Oz, it is going to be very interesting watching how it plays out. Certainly a grey area OS, and hasnt always played out as local communities, governments and authorities might have thought.

re products - I'm interested to hear what you can access? it is pure CBD oil? any THC allowed?
My gut feeling is I'd stick to organic whole plant products - I'm not sure that's what the large approved medicinal producers will make available. Isnt it precise single ingredient extracts? It is argued these will lack the 'entourage effect'. Plus those extracts are expensive, so that is why I think many will access (and would be better off accessing) the 'black market'. And currently do.
How would you letter go with a positive roadside drug test? That assumes your medical cannabis contains THC?

Greetings Green Jam,

I'm happy to answer any questions you have as there is still a lot of confusion and stigma surrounding medical cannabis. I've only had my prescription for a month. At this point in time I have access to and use on a daily basis Cannabidiol (CBD) oil extracted Cannabis sp. which I take with breakfast and Lunch and then I have either THC Oil or a CBD/THC Oil blend that I take in the afternoon/ night.
Having a very limited understanding of chemistry I can't comment in much depth on the variety of cannabinoids present in the oils I have versus whole plant products. But I do agree with you in that regard and subscribe to the entourage effect and from my experience the way even the cannabinoids interact from combining CBD and THC is significantly different from the effect and high of THC alone. I feel that combining the 2 really really mitigates the negative effects that THC can cause for me such as overthinking and mild paranoia.

"How would you letter go with a positive roadside drug test?"
That is something that your doctor discusses extensively with you and tries to work out an appropriate dosing schedule with you. Which is why I generally try not have any THC until I won't have to drive for the day but sometimes I require pain relief from the THC in the morning and I may drive later on that day. He said particular for oils as opposed to smoking its even more important to brush your teeth and tongue thoroughly before driving and its far less likely to read on a test. He says that it's a really tricky one and only one of his clients so far has been taken to court for a positive RDT and it got thrown out in court. My doc advised me prior to the drug test to present my letter and disclose to the police that I may have THC in my system as I use medical cannabis and hopefully they won't swab me as it is a massive headache for both parties. Once they swab you and you test positive it must be reported and recorded no matter the circumstances which means you will be going to court. My understanding is that it can vary upon the magistrate but in my local area from what I gather is that the charges will be swiftly dismissed so its not worth the police pursuing.

He said the letter allows me to travel with it on planes and entitles me to use it all over Australia but being a surfer he advised that I don't try to fly with Indo with it ;)

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truebluebasher Sunday, 8 May 2022 at 12:52am

swellnet 2022 Cannabis Voting Guide...dedicated to the cool crew!

tbb is reviewing Minor Party Platforms & was blown away by Medi Pot support.
Swear well over half & a clear majority were pushin' it!
But it wasn't clear exactly what model, only that they were jumpin' on the bandwagon for Votes.
Truly...All are exploiting Medi Pot users for the Votes as all were also aboard the Speed Rail!
We got that one...Check & Check! tbb will reveal more VIP Tickets after minor parties review!

Thought to check...the old school party hacks & see if they were still relevant.
Australian Marijuana Party > Hemp Party > Legalise Cannabis Australia...(Them! They'll do! )

Got another surprise! The Pot Party was well across who's inhaling what & who's sellin' scripts!
This is Stoner Heaven for the Ultimate Toke'n'Vote! ... Get a whiff of this!
(Off the Planet Vote Guide is better than Green Ant's Live Gigs)
Anyone think these Pot Parties are a bit Laid Back...then check out this ***** Review!

https://legalise.org.au/election/other-party-policy/

Wiki are left scratchin' their Heads on how these Nimbin Stoners fried their Matrix
AEC : We haven't even finished registering half of them parties yet...just wait for us!

Albo be like ... Gotta get me some of that high brow shit man...("Dude Sweet Dude!")

Crew salutes Legalise Cannabis Australia for blowin' us all away!

Title : { Nice Day for The Beach } by Gail Hester... (Very nice indeed!)
https://scontent.fbne6-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/279759134_101600270...

https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=514968683519436&set=gm.548651052138...

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groundswell Tuesday, 10 May 2022 at 5:29pm

if cannabis becomes legal it will be six hundred dollars a pound of top shelf, like it is in California and Colorado.Waste of time growing indoors.

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zenagain Tuesday, 10 May 2022 at 6:50pm

I have a friend who is having a lot of trouble getting his germinated seeds into the seedling stage. The seeds are germinating but failing when transplanted into soil. How much sunlight do they need and is direct sunlight harmful?

Any tips?

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blackers Tuesday, 10 May 2022 at 7:17pm

Just asking for friend eh Zen? Sure you are….

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groundswell Tuesday, 10 May 2022 at 7:18pm

Keep em under a twenty three or so watt compact flouro lamp about twenty cm away in a cardboard box until they start getting spiky true leaves and lots of roots. Also use wrapped grodan rockwool cubes to start them off. To germinate them soak seeds in a cup of clean water overnight then put them in a wet paper towel for a few days. You should see tap root within three days if seeds are quality.

Keep unused seeds in the fridge in a satchet and spot where they wont get wet or anything spilt on the satchet.

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indo-dreaming Tuesday, 10 May 2022 at 7:57pm
zenagain wrote:

I have a friend who is having a lot of trouble getting his germinated seeds into the seedling stage. The seeds are germinating but failing when transplanted into soil. How much sunlight do they need and is direct sunlight harmful?

Any tips?

I don't know how anyone can have trouble growing pot even as a grommet i had no issues, i don't grow anymore though.

But here's some advice for growing outdoors.

Basically treat them exactly like you would most sun loving vegetables in all regards from germination to a mature plant.

Germination: In small pots, seeds just under the soil a few mm deep not too deep, keep moist but not wet in a spot that ideally gets morning sun until lunch. (want some warmth) yeah you can soak seeds overnight like said above can speed up germination.

Transplant: To bigger pot or ground if in a pot a high quality potting mix is a must as is a pot the drains well, if in the ground a rich free draining mix like a good vegetable garden, first water is always a good water ideally with watering can and with Seasol or similar product.

Then after that just a regular water every few days, keep moist but not wet (too wet will cause seedlings to dampen off/rot), and doesn't hurt to allow to dry out between waters a little, a mulch and regular fertilise just like vegetables will do absolute wonders to growth and get a strong root system that is the most important aspect to a produce a strong robust plant of size.

Yes like most vegetables they are a sun loving plant but need some protection from harsh midday to arvo sun if seedlings, when bigger as long as well watered they enjoy as much sun as possible.

Disclaimer: Of course this advice is only for those in areas where its legal to grow plants for personal use.

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zenagain Tuesday, 10 May 2022 at 7:58pm

Thanks guys.

I'll tell my mate.

Edit: Quick question Groundy- is that one of those curly CFL lights? And second, does my mate leave the light on 24 hours?

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groundswell Tuesday, 10 May 2022 at 8:20pm

yep but indo dreamings advice is good for outdoors.

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Constance B Gibson Wednesday, 11 May 2022 at 8:22am

I like id's older previous advice*: just rip off some other cunt's crop.

Cool bananas, eh.

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Constance B Gibson Wednesday, 11 May 2022 at 8:24am

*Disclaimer: no, I don't like it. Scumbag shit.

But then who's surprised by anything id dribbles out?

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Optimist Wednesday, 11 May 2022 at 4:25pm

Trust the greens to want to regulate and cash in on it…just let people grow a couple of plants and make it illegal to sell but legal to give to ya mate for free…..end of the crime factor as we know it….too easy.

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Supafreak Thursday, 12 May 2022 at 7:28pm

. https://www.9news.com.au/world/thailand-cannabis-plants-one-million-give...

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truebluebasher Friday, 27 May 2022 at 12:24am

Australian GM Medi Pot crops
31st Jan 2020 ACT grow & smoke yer own came into effect as Covid Emergency kicked in!
Feds weren't too happy about this...be interesting to see how cool Fed alp are with ACT open toke!
https://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/its-now-legal-to-grow-and-smoke-cann...
2 Oz States lifted GM Moratoriums during Covid...( Expiration of Trials )
NZ also voted down Cannabis during Covid.
Qld approved to sell #1 Medi Pot buyer Germany was also approved during Covid! (Very interesting!)

( These GM Dates might better explain Oz States take up order of GM Med Pot Crops )

Important > Oz / NZ ban GM Fresh Produce ( No GM Paddock to Plate ) Processed Food is GM approved!
https://www.foodstandards.gov.au/consumer/gmfood/Documents/GM%20Foods%20...
This seems to be the GM switch point > 'Medi Pot'..as in Cannabis Oil Ok!
Roll yer Own GM 'Medi Pot' is not locked in as such...possibly Trial only!
ACT law is recreation...not medicinal! Possibly stand up as " Alt poor disabled self treatment!"
Recent rejection of NZ Legalized pot Bill may have touched on this cross point! (Worth considering!)
Medi Pot is moving into GM for sanitized strains (No Mould/Mildew Medi Crops tolerated etc)
NZ would have to breach GM Moratorium for Medi Pot > Oz States are likely to run with GM pot.

As tbb said...Oz will open backdoor to EU GM processed to free range GM seeds / Weeds / Crops.
In near Future perhaps only NZ / Tas / ACT will remain GM Pot free! ( Kind of?)
Tassie grows various Boutique crops & big Pot Crop ...not sure where / when GM enters Medi Pot markets.
Mostly as new Mega GM players will legislate unsuitable blends of the game!

OZ/ NZ GM timeline
Open Licence Qld- Explains Qld Uni focus on GM Crops + ( North NSW > joint Pot Plant at Wellcamp )
Open Licence NT Does not grow (OGTR) Commercial Crops
29th Feb 2008 Vic
28th Oct 2016 WA
18th Nov 2020 - SA (Kangaroo Is GM free)
1st July 2021 - NSW
Tasmania maintains GM Moratorium (Reports show no market advantage for Tassie GM free crops)
Tassie is home to #1 OZ / ECS Medicinal Pot Crop...(A lot of double speak on GM / Medicinal!)
Seems to be a Free Range / GM hybrid crossover with 3 stage cultivation...Massive expansion.
https://ecs-botanics.com/hemp-operations/
ACT upholds GM Moratorium & no commercial Crops (Trial Exemptions are allowed)
ACT Free Range Cannabis decriminalization flies in the face of Stately GM Medi Pot.

NZ upholds GM Moratorium on GM crops but allows imports of GM Processed Foods
17th Oct 2020 NZ Cannabis Referendum defeated
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2020_New_Zealand_cannabis_referendum#:~:te....

It is interesting, all these GM / Pot decisions during Covid with current Oz Election joint focus also!
Many Far Left/Right middle ground parties were openly cool with decriminalization.
Massive investment from Tassie to Qld...the Flowers seem to be the #1 money ticket!
Anyhow! tbb thought GM was important enough to share with changing medi-scape for Pot crops!

Reckon that Tassie Plant falls smack bang in the middle of two worlds...One foot in each camp!
Possible that Pot label is GM free but during phases it incorporates GM mixed production.
GMO free for Chemist brands but also ready to lock in Doctors orders high end Sterile Prescriptions.

All mixed market labels CBD Nasal / Mouth Sprays & CBD Gummies already carry may contain GMO!
Point being! Are these GM free Pot crops blended with imported cheap GMO fillers during production.

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truebluebasher Friday, 10 Jun 2022 at 1:59pm

News
31st Jan 2020 ACT legalizes personal Cannabis use.
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-09-14/months-on-frustration-over-act-ca...
Dec 2020 Alp backbencher plans on tabling draft bill to decriminalize users of illicit drugs
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-12-15/act-law-drugs-decriminalise-heroi...

Feb 2022 Albo is dead against decriminalizing hard drugs
https://junkee.com/drug-decriminalisation-explained-australia/322389

March 2022 Vic Alp trial from punishment to treatment of illicit drugs
https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/7652080/vic-to-mull-illicit-drug-...

April 2022 Albo defends record on decriminalizing illicit drugs > injecting rooms!
https://www.theaustralian.com.au/subscribe/news/1/?sourceCode=TAWEB_WRE1...

April 2022 [L] > Spaced out Albo is soft on Drug Mules
https://minister.homeaffairs.gov.au/KarenAndrews/Pages/interview-sky-new...

May 2022 NSW " [L] Too Gutless on Drug reform!"
https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2022/may/24/delayed-response-...

June 2022 {Korea Herald} ACT Alp approve decriminalization of illicit drug use & Mushies!
http://www.koreaherald.com/global_insite/view.php?ud=x8bjzq0
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-06-09/small-amounts-of-illicit-drugs-to...

Bonus
States push for street drug reform is less about junkies & more about Big Pharma...as always!
Wotz that then tbb...think the crew already know wotz goin' down here!

TGA can now instantly approve Gold Card psyilocybin scripts for PTST...
https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/7755889/act-considers-legalising-...

Petition (72/75k) : Legalize Cannabis in Australia, PM Anthony Albanese
https://www.change.org/p/legalise-cannabis-in-australia-pm-anthony-albanese

Special occasion calls for a brew with Scooby Doo!

The Magic Mushrooms ~ It's a Happening

Atomic Swing ~ Stone me into the Groove

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truebluebasher Friday, 10 Jun 2022 at 4:22pm

Good News Day ~ Goes completely Potty.
4,000 Pot Heads set free from Jail ... ordered to grow yer own...(Up to 6 plants!)
Thailand PM gives away 1m pot plants to anybody ...just take 'em!
Thailand becomes 1st Asian Nation to both decriminalize & Legalize Marijuana...( Yes! Pot Plants! )

2018 First S/E Asian country to Legalize Medipot.

2020 Bangkok Cannabis Clinic for Cancer / Epilepsy / Anxiety.
Natural change comes about as Nation has a long history of medicinal Pot use in cooking etc...
Almost half had used cannabis during last 2 years.

Gotta be a catch? Surely...well kinda! But not a biggie...you'd think! Devil is in the detail!
Any Plant "extract" must measure less than 0.2% THC.
Free Govt plants are likely ultra low THC...Dumb it down stupid!
Stoners (Public Nuisances) Would still face fines or jail! ( eg: Grow / Smoke yer own at Home! )
Not for rec' use but for Holistic benefits...which is still cool! (Cough!)
Note this Law could flip to give Police the right to enter Homes on nuisance complaints? (Suss!)

Mostly geared toward sanctioning big Crime Gangs moving large amounts!

Of course ya get a Mascot...
"Say hello to the crew Dr Ganja!" Dr Who? Not Who! Ganja! As in Ganja..like durr...Wot else!"
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-06-09/thailand-cannabis-reform-one-mill...

Dr Ganja is racist? WTF.
https://coconuts.co/bangkok/news/thailands-new-dr-ganja-app-is-weirdly-r...

Say hello Mr Bong
https://liftedasia.com/assets/content_images/highland-660x440.jpg

tbb will load a Thai Tune that has 15m hits...it hits the spot...give it a spin.
Don't be fooled by the Yuppie Glam Vid...this song delivers the goods.
The Grom'z tune gets millions of hits because it bypasses Govt doublespeak to dose out truth serum...
Reckon the Hodadz give it the thumbs up'n'all...tbb gets the message! Not so free as it seems!
Take the time to translate the Lyrics & the glam video then best delivers Thailand's loss of well being!
They're saying that Police State weak strain brews...brainwash any imagining of Ancient Ganja Kultcha!
Lost souls being denied forbidden Ganja, their forbidden fruit of a yesteryear {R.I.P} dreamworld!

"Love the Music, Love the THC. but I don't Play Music. The Sky is Grey. Smoke is in the Old Place!"

&t=2s

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seaslug Saturday, 11 Jun 2022 at 12:33pm

Time to regain my seat again at the no hands bar in Bangknob, except i'll have a big fat scobbie in mine

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groundswell Sunday, 12 Jun 2022 at 3:23pm

Maybe old news to some, but good news for those drug users in the ACT.
https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-06-09/small-amounts-of-illicit-drugs-to...

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old-dog Sunday, 12 Jun 2022 at 4:07pm

So is weed with .2% THC worth smoking or is it just hemp for fiber and high in CBD for possible medicinal use. No point in hoovering bongs all day for a mild brain ache.

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groundswell Sunday, 12 Jun 2022 at 4:26pm

I think it will be very hard to prove and convict and even search someones place, thinking they have high THC pot growing rather than low thc high cbd strains.
But cbd is useful but better in tinctures i think and edibles, i dont think it works as well through a bong but im not sure.

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old-dog Monday, 13 Jun 2022 at 9:46am

They could just search the houses with weeds growing up through the old car bodies, an old lounge on the porch and taped up windows.

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truebluebasher Friday, 1 Jul 2022 at 8:47pm

2020 World Lockdown Smokescreen hid an increase of Cannabis & Cocaine
209m (4.12%) of World used pot of 284m (5.6%) Total illicit Drugs users.

Phone Poll this week asked tbb about Fed/ State Leaders & Vote preferences...
All bog standard until the weirdest Question...
Well not so weird...but the 9 Options were off the charts.
Q: Do you support Decriminalization / Legalization / Medi Pot & or Illicit Drugs.
As said > 9 different combos & still never knew which to vote for! Insane it was!
Poll seemed [L] based as it kept defaulting to [L] 1st options as did a similar pre poll!

It seems that CBD might be pushing for Sports remedy + Cancer recovery + Long Covid!
tbb checked on both or at least recent news on what groups apply...

TGA (SAS) scripts can be prescribed to those (Covid) who suffer swelling from ARTG medicines!
https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1619013/medicinal-cannabis-l...

TGA (SAS) scripts in this matter would favor Elite Sports...(If Medi Pot was removed from list)
https://hightimes.com/sports/fueled-by-cannabis-pot-powered-athletes-are...
https://www.vanguardngr.com/2022/06/can-cbd-be-used-as-a-sports-recovery....

Here's that recent TGA classification...
https://www.tga.gov.au/medicinal-cannabis-role-tga

These recent reports back up anti inflammatory properties for SAS scripts.
Cannabis dampens inflammatory system in turn relaxes our muscles, reducing pain, regain function.

Other than these latest Medi Pot applications tbb can't read into why Poll Pot was so particular!
Neither are worth running optional 9 Combo polling Answers?
Only thing tbb can share was that the Medi Pot was Politically Based Polling not Health opinion!
It seems as if big moves are being made by States / Feds to decriminalize many drugs just as ACT.
Could be that [L] need to know which battle to lose...might be best to STFU on Drug Reform?
Reckon [L] will Position firmly on Drug Bill...just enough to bust ALP if they cross the line.
Fair to say...Watch this space!

PS: If Western World is Overweight then any further swelling is a death sentence!
If cannabis can reduce swelling without extra cost & Toxicity then it's a boom industry!
If a patient can be comfortable in their own skin, then they're more flexible with lifestyle options!
Can see the drive behind this is more essential than experimental!

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groundswell Friday, 1 Jul 2022 at 9:25pm

Still can't believe we're in 2022 and cannabis for medical use in Australia is still illegal. caveman politicians.
What exactly is the problem? less than 1% of the population have a small chance of developing mental illness from cannabis use. There is more chance of getting a mental illness from the paranoia of going to jail and getting raped in there or killed.

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truebluebasher Monday, 15 Aug 2022 at 10:27pm

Mushie Magnates
Recent news of Mining Magnates pushing Govts for Psychoactive Therapy...
Gina & Twiggy & world wide Mining giants are Pushers of Mind altering drugs?
Or are they?

Journo's are keen to dabble as to why & also get on top of the switch but there is another angle!
Extractive Alumni Plutocrats of the next exploitable resource.
Mining bosses scoop up stock shells for reverse takeover speculation...avoiding regulatory scrutiny!
The idea being to slip into these Start Up labs on the sly...Test centres!
We're led to believe these companies intend to harness mass Mushie / Pot crops! (tbb thinks other!)

Here's a 3 part Special of like minded curious researcher...
Tip! Glide over Parts 1 / 2 & get up to speed with Part 3
[ From Mining to Mushrooms ]
Part 1 = Focuses on Mining Execs > Mushie start ups ( Not a big deal!) As most went broke!
https://www.psymposia.com/magazine/mining-to-mushrooms-1-psychedelics-ma...
Part 2 = Focuses on Water shortage of indigenous land in clash for resource (Less about Mushies!)
https://www.psymposia.com/magazine/mining-to-mushrooms-2-extractive-indu...
Part 3 = Is a solid Mixed bag & worth a read.
https://www.psymposia.com/magazine/mining-to-mushrooms-3-psychedelics-ma...

Not being rude but what is missing is that most Medicinal Drug Money banks off synthetic Drugs.
Mostly because the real thing is far to exhaustive & expensive to supply to 20% world market...

tbb admits journo touched on the real money & Part 1 links early drugs to mining magnates.
What tbb's research has found is that Miners have hit pay dirt...(How?)

Well! If you trace each synthetic drug back to it's root chemistry you'll find that Mining is at the origin!
Years of separation process has led to Hydrogen Process to energize "Building Block" minerals.
Crew can animate the acidic action of uncovering a rare mineral or violent chem reaction...etc...
By default, Miners can now build base level synthetic drugs & can brew or ferment the end process...
Kinda like First Stage Big Pharma but can now have a crack at the WHO mind altering contracts.
Cut out the middle Man & sign here!

Sounds a little weird but tbb swears crew can check on this...it's just too laborious to retrace the process.
We're talking about 5 or 6 various stages to mimic the Psycho actives for a trial Medicinal drug.
Govt's & Doctors prefer the exact measured synthetic as it can be prescribed quick legally worldwide!
So no! Sorry!
Very few will be prescribed Maui Maui or Blue Meanies...(Hopefully tbb!)
Albo will rubberstamp : Gina's Mouldy old Dough or Twiggy's Toadstools
Here's a few Miner's Brews...
Manganese > Synthetic for Pot + Magic Mushie ( prescribe for PTSD )
Lithium > Medicinal Mental Health Drugs (tbb takes these)
Crude Oil > Medicinal MDMA ( Not joking ) Used to be Sassafras but doctors prescribe the Castrol GTX
This last one is a case in point ...Quit beating around the bush just fill up yer script at the servo!

Not all, but a growing number & many nation's prescriptions are synthetic Drugs..
The process least concerns the doctors as long as mimics the real deal & fools the body.
Miners only need the Licence to test the original Drugs to perfect their copies.
Govt informs Mining Magnates on which brew & soon as ya like they've dug it up & brewed it...
Gina / Twiggy don their Lab Coats as #1/ #2 Big Pharma Professors with Global Govt Contracts..

20% of Covid World needs Mental Drugs that these guys mine & brew & shove down yer throats.
All they need do is lean on Albo to approve the Psychoactive treatment...
Doubt if they even need Medicinal Licence as they're simply brewing cordial...not the real gear!
Only when the TGA label gets stuck on does it become medicinal!

Anyhow! tbb knows this is way way out there, but it does check out...only to what extent it comes on!
Gina & Twiggy are not stoner speculators...tbb reckons our Oz Magnates will leap frog the lot! Bingo!

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Supafreak Monday, 26 Sep 2022 at 7:49am

A 22-year-old High Court case over grain patents is central to a Greens’ pitch to legalise cannabis nationally, with the party claiming it has a way to circumvent the criminal laws set by the states.https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/staring-people-in-the-face-the-2...