THE RESULTS ARE IN – SUPPORT FOR CANNABIS DECRIMINALISATION AT AN “ALL TIME HIGH” 
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THE RESULTS ARE IN – SUPPORT FOR CANNABIS DECRIMINALISATION AT AN “ALL TIME HIGH” 

29 February 2024 Legalise Cannabis Victoria welcomes the news that 80% of Australians believe the possession of cannabis should not be a criminal offence.   The latest figures published today in the 2022-2023 National Drug Strategy Household Survey send a clear message that Australians accept the…

No driving trial, but plenty of sniffer dogs – Allan Government continues to fail patients this Medicinal Cannabis Awareness Week
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No driving trial, but plenty of sniffer dogs – Allan Government continues to fail patients this Medicinal Cannabis Awareness Week

This Medicinal Cannabis Awareness week marks the seventh anniversary of cannabis becoming a legal medication – a reform that brought relief to many suffering Victorians. Seven years on and patients still endure systemic discrimination. For too long patients have been denied access to their medication and…

PARL INQUIRY RECOMMENDS MEASURES TO KICKSTART VIC HEMP
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PARL INQUIRY RECOMMENDS MEASURES TO KICKSTART VIC HEMP

30 November 2023, 9:47amFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today the Economy and Infrastructure Committee will table its 2023 report into the Industrial Hemp Industry in Victoria.    The parliamentary inquiry, which was brought forward by Legalise Cannabis MP Rachel Payne in May this year, examined the issues, barriers and…

Shining a Light on Medicinal Cannabis for Endometriosis during Women’s Health Week 
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Shining a Light on Medicinal Cannabis for Endometriosis during Women’s Health Week 

Legalise Cannabis Victoria MP Rachel Payne shines a light on Medicinal Cannabis for endometriosis and pelvic pain during Women’s Health Week, 4-7th September 2023.   This week across Australia approximately 1 in 9 people are suffering from endometriosis; a highly painful and chronic inflammatory condition that…

Legalise Cannabis Party introduces Bill in three states 
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Legalise Cannabis Party introduces Bill in three states 

For the first time in Australian legislative history, the same Bill will be introduced in three states on the same day by the Legalise Cannabis Party. The Regulation of Personal Adult Use of Cannabis Bill 2023 aims to legalise the personal consumption of cannabis in Victoria, New South Wales and Western Australia. 

Eliminate gambling ads from sporting venues in Victoria.
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Eliminate gambling ads from sporting venues in Victoria.

On 30 May 2023, Rachel Payne MP from the Legalise Cannabis party will move to amend the Gambling Regulation Bill to extend static advertising rules to ban betting advertising at sporting grounds. The amendments will also clarify that a scoreboard at a ground is part of the static digital advertising to which that ban will apply.