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The struggle for marijuana legalization is real, especially in Australia. Here are some of the recent updates and key facts on the battle they’re fighting – from legalization in select states to the HEMP party’s valiant efforts.

 Stay Up to Date With the Fight for Legalization in Australia

Australia’s Cannabis Legalization Struggle

By The Stoner's Cookbook

If you're unsure of what's going on with cannabis legalization down under, we've got you covered. Here are some of the recent updates in the fight to legalize.

  • HEMP Political Party's Fight

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    The Australian Help End Marijuana Prohibition party is the main political force for the legalization of cannabis. Of course, their main goal is legalizing it in all Australian states and territories.

  • The Sale and Transport of Cannabis is Illegal

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    Enforcement varies from state to state, though a criminal conviction for possession of a small amount is unlikely. In fact, diversion programs aim to divert offenders into education and treatment.

  • Decriminalized in Some States

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    There has been some mild recent progress, as cannabis has been decriminalized for personal use in small amounts in the Australian Capital Territory, South Australia and the Northern Territory.

  • New South Wales Clinical Trial of Medical Cannabis

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    The step towards legalization did get some positive news when the New South Wales government announced a clinical trial for the use of medical cannabis. Baby steps, but it's coming!

  • OZ Stoners Roll On

    By The Stoner's Cookbook

    Australia's oldest and largest online cannabis community continues to educate readers on legalization issues and progress. Their forums offer all sorts of information, as well as updated news.

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