Australian Cannabis News Roundup, December 11


Late last week saw a flurry of activity on the #Australian medical #cannabis and industrial hemp business scene – here’s a summary of some of the big stories.
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Legal marijuana deadline may be up in smoke as Tory senators stall bills


‘I think we have to do our job properly, and that means months,’ lead opposition critic on legislation says
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Marijuana Index Holds Steady As Cannabis Stocks Prepare For Government Shutdown


#U.S. investors showed that they were mostly unconcerned with the looming possibility of a government shutdown, as #American #cannabis stocks helped the #Marijuana Index stay balanced on Thursday. Meanwhile, #Canadian #cannabis stocks continued to suffer from what is becoming an extended period of volatility in the sector.
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Canberra the mull bowl of Australia? Cannabis could be our real green economy


There are no downsides to legalising and regulating #marijuana, only benefits.
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The History of Marijuana in Canada


#Canada just made history[/articles/#canada-passed-recreational-#marijuana-bill/] by passing a bill to legalize recreational #marijuana, making it the first G7 country to repeal #marijuana prohibition. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced this bill in April 2017, but #cannabis consumers and advocates can’t celebrate just yet, because the Senate must still approve the legislation before #cannabis is officially legalized. Trudeau certainly isn’t the first to fight for #marijuana legalization though, because #Canada has a history with #marijuana that dates back to 1535.
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United States Surgeon General Supports Study of Medical Cannabis


U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams is of the opinion that medical #marijuana should be studied and treated like other pain relief drugs, but he is not in favor of recreational legalization.
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Cannabis company set to begin production


Shares in medicinal #marijuana group AusCann have soared after it said it now has all licences required to grow #cannabis and make medicines in #Australia.
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