Cannabis is the world’s favourite illegal drug, but also one of the least understood. Can cannabis cause schizophrenia? Is it addictive? Can it lead you on to harder drugs? Or is it simply a herb, an undervalued medicine? Addiction specialist Dr John Marsden discovers that modern science is finally beginning to find answers to these questions. John traces the cannabis plants’ birthplace in Kazakhstan; finds the origins of our sensitivity to cannabis in the simple sea squirt; and finds out just what it does to our brains.
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Application to have hemp foods licensed
To all people interested in hemp foods:- As many of you would be aware Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) are currently considering our A1039 application to have hemp foods licensed as a human food.
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2011 MardiGrass Comedy Club
This year the MardiGrass Comedy Club will be an extra special event on Saturday Night, April 30, from 8-10pm. For a start the Comedy Club will be held in Nimbin Town Hall. Pretty fancy. This beautiful and venerable space will be transformed into the coolest comedy club this side of the Pacific. But the really exciting news is the line-up.
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Cannabis: What’s the Harm?
Ex-EastEnders star James Alexandrou explores the truth about Britain’s favourite illegal drug, from cannabis sold on the street to the hidden world of organised crime. Exploring the use and effects of Britain’s most popular illegal drug.
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UNDA Settles in with the Pipe Tribe
Not sure who’s idea it was but having an Undacuva bucks party on the Byron bus tour to Nimbin was as dumb as it gets. And then for one of them to belt the pub manager, who I know really well, even he doesn’t know me. Why didn’t they ask me about my favorite village which I know like my own backyard? Stupid bureaucratic processes that ignore history.
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HEMP OLYMPIX XVI
The Events in detail…. Entry is $2:00 for each event. Entrants can sign in at Peace Park Olympix Stadium on Saturday the 30th of April.
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Canada’s $20 billion-dollar marijuana industry is now at a violent crossroads between crime and commerce. Impossible to police, yet steadily gaining public acceptance, the cannabis industry is now so vast and vital to Canada’s national economy that it can no longer be ignored. CannaBiz unfolds in Grand Forks, BC, a small border town nestled in [...]
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