A selection of recent articles from news services and media sources primarily concerning Cannabis issues, the consequences of prohibition and the challenges for law reform. < HEADLINES >

Please Note: The opinions and proposals within the information presented, in this and all previous issues of the headlines, are not necessarily the views shared by the Nimbin HEMP Embassy. Readers are advised to voice their opinions at the source of the article, comment on the Nimbin HEMP Embassy and affiliated facebook pages, respond via email, phone, webcam or in person.

Welcome to this extra website for the Nimbin HEMP Embassy. Here you can find extended content, media releases, newsletters and an expansion of the services available at the main site and other affiliates including Nimbin MardiGrass.

The Nimbin HEMP Embassy in a non-profit association incorporated under the name Nimbin HEMP and established in 1992. The Embassy’s objectives are Cannabis law reform through educating the community about hemp products and Cannabis, and promoting a more tolerant and compassionate attitude to people in general. Find the related website at; www.hempembassy.net




Prohibition of Cannabis or hemp has thrown history and rationality out the window and replaced them with hard-line ideology and brute force. Billions of people are unaware of the corrupt conflicts of interest that initiated and sustain the suppression of hemp. Artificial divisions are perpetuated by those who disrespect the basic principles of human survival. Persecution disguised as protection from evil. Fascist propaganda enforced by those who have a vested interest in petrochemicals. Media hype about the cost of drugs on society, but little discussion on the cost of the ‘war on drugs’ in social and economic terms.

The war on hemp is purely political and has cost the world economy trillions of dollars in trying to enforce prohibition and the loss of industrial economic viability. Where is this approach taking us?

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