"It drives people away from getting help when they need it and exposes them to a unsafe black market", Senator Di Natale said.
The centrepiece of the Greens' new policy is the establishment of the Australian Cannabis Agency, which would regulate and tax the sale of cannabis, and become the sole wholesaler of cannabis to small retailers.
But the Australian Medical Association has "significant reservations" about the proposal. AMA Vice President Tony Bartone told the Sydney Morning Herald that his association has "considerable concerns about the risk for the young brain and the possibility of bringing on psychosis, especially in the younger age group". "The courts are clogged with people [on drugs charges]", Bartone said.
Senator Di Natale pointed to a recent poll showing 55 percent of Australians believed cannabis should be regulated and taxed like alcohol or tobacco.
Individual Australian territories criminalized recreational cannabis use between the 1920s and 1950s, but many of these territories decriminalized minor cannabis offenses in the early 2000s.
The Greens will today unveil their proposal - which will allow cannabis smokers to grow six plants in their backyards and buy cannabis in approved retail stores. Currently, residents of the ACT can have up to two cannabis plants.
Cannabis is being used as a "medical treatment" in some circumstances, while others smoke it for recreational purposes the same way some people "like a glass of wine in the evening", meaning it is time the drug was decriminalised. Although the Greens remain a minority in Parliament, their advocacy for issues including gender equality, gay marriage, ecological sustainability, and now cannabis reform, have drawn increasing support among young Australians.
What no-one is quite sure of is whether this creates a deterrent a bit like mutually assured nuclear destruction in the Cold War. US Homeland Security has directly condemned the Russian state for the attacks.
The win moved Newcastle on to 41 points, while defeat left the Gunners 13 points off the top four with only 15 to play for. But it's time to admit that the £35m simply wasn't money well spent, and start from scratch.
Cowen reaffirmed a buy rating and set a $215.00 target price on shares of Raytheon in a report on Thursday, January 25th. The institutional investor owned 139,616 shares of the company's stock after selling 8,209 shares during the period.
With this, the Lauryn Hill sampled smash becomes the 30th song to debut at the top spot of the Hot 100 chart. The next album's named after his star sign: it's called Scorpion , and you'll be able to hear it in June.
Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 106,533 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $5,227,574.31. Barclays restated a buy rating and set a $43.00 price objective on shares of Square in a report on Friday , January 5th.
The problem with the movement, Lagerfeld says, is that it's too hard on fashion designers and the very nature of modelling. "If you do not want to be pulled on the trousers , do not become a model!" he said.
Hardy is now a Grand Slam Champion following his first singles Championship since his return to the company a year ago . Around this time past year , Jinder Mahal left Monday Night RAW as one of the lowest wrestlers on the WWE totem pole.
United States allies have offered strong words of support for Washington, but no clear military plans have yet emerged. Damascus has invited a team from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to visit Eastern Ghouta.
Local police said they did not see any foul play, but his death prompted intense speculation among friends and colleagues. An hour after that, Borodin called Bashkov again to say the officers were conducting a drill.
As per Tuesday, August 9, the company rating was maintained by JP Morgan. (NASDAQ:ASUR) on Monday, October 17 with " Buy " rating. Bank Hapoalim Bm decreased its stake in Mckesson Corp ( MCK ) by 95.3% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.
We are a team that in the last three matches [against] Chelsea , Liverpool and Manchester City , has won all of them. Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne on Twitter: Unbelievable season for us. "I trust in my work".
It turned negative, as 46 investors sold O shares while 158 reduced holdings. 118 funds opened positions while 411 raised stakes. Creative Planning, a Kansas-based fund reported 27,052 shs. 4,988 were reported by Buckingham Asset Limited Liability Com.
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It is negative, as 32 investors sold MPLX shares while 89 reduced holdings. 73 increased holdings while 26 funds took holdings. Seth Klarman increased its stake in Antero Res Corp (AR) by 3.39% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC.
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The stake In Morgan Stanley Com New (MS) was rose held by Todd Asset Management Llc. (NASDAQ:FOSL) for 566,442 shares. The investment professionals in our database now hold: 1.51 billion shares, down from 1.53 billion shares in 2017Q3.
Russia: Syria chemical attack staged by foreign agents
They agreed to "keep working closely" on the issue, Mrs May's office said in a statement. "They have no real idea what happened". A hacker could also "potentially lay a foundation for future offensive operations", the joint alert said.
Rays OF to undergo surgery on thumb
Kiermaier, who's batting.163 with one RBI this year, missed 48 games after breaking his left wrist diving for a ball in 2016. As a result, Kiermaier's injury is unlikely to have a big impact on what was already a lost season.
Leafs forward Leo Komarov to miss Game 3 against Boston
The 31-year-old played on the top line in Game 1, but was bumped down to the fourth in the second period after going down 4-0. Rickard Rakell and Ryan Getzlaf will set the tone, and the Ducks win on the road and start to turn this series around.