A joint press release from the Australian HEMP Party & the Nimbin HEMP Embassy. Australian Cannabis users are excited that two American States have deserted the war on drug. On Tuesday Colorado and Washington State voters legalised the recreational use of cannabis. full story
At our Annual General Meeting at Party Headsquarters* 51 Cullen Street Nimbin on Friday the 5th of October from 6pm we will discuss HEMP Party preparations for the upcoming 2013 Federal Election. In the next few weeks the HEMP Party will call for expressions of interest from members regarding the setting of up State Branches in Qld, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania, the ACT, and the Northern Territory, as well as setting up sub-branches all over Australia. full story
“The illegal drug issue must be removed from the too hard basket.,” says Michael Balderstone, HEMP (Help End Marijuana Prohibition) Party President, as he prepares to join Tony Bower and Mullaways Medical Cannabis Treaty convoy leaving Nimbin’s HEMP Embassy for Sydney next Sunday bound for Macquarie Street to deliver the treaty on Tuesday. full story
On the 23 of August we will be going to NSW Parliament House to hand over our terms for a treaty on cannabis. A treaty will be drawn up and presented to the Secretary of Health as it is the Health Department that control the Growing and Possession of cannabis in NSW for medical purposes. We will be asking that person to discuss a treaty. With the help and support of the Hemp Embassy we will be asking everyone to come down and support this. full story
Mark Twain once wrote, “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” We feel the “new” pot psychosis research is a reminder that 90% of research outcomes match the expectations of their source of finance!
NIMBIN HEMP EMBASSY RESPONSE TO PSYCHOSIS “STATISTICS”
“If cannabis caused schizophrenia there would be a strong full story
Helicopters over Hippie Communes is cultural not Cannabis.
The Groundhog Day “cannabis eradication program” just finished in the area was an attack on alternative communities and their earthy culture, says Michael Balderstone, President of the HEMP Embassy and the newly registered Federal HEMP Party.
“Hippy communities were obviously targeted when we all know they are full story
Last night the Hemp Embassy, HEMP party national headquarters, was broken into and trashed.Dave Cannabis, who was inside the building, disturbed the intruders and was beaten up in return. While trying to ring the police, the phone was torn out of his hands and smashed, along with two of his ribs. The police did come, full story
Minor political parties should be provided with equal rights, guaranteed through the integrity of the Australian electoral process.At best it was an inept decision by the NSW Police Force to raid the headquarters of the Australian Help End Marijuana Prohibition Party, at Nimbin, 10 days prior to the federal elections. At worse there is the full story
Every dog deserves a second chance said the Help End Marijuana Prohibition Party Senate candidate, Michael Balderstone. These poor pooches should be rehabilitated and retrained as guide dogs. Then they can fulfill a useful purpose – Helping blind smokers to find their stashes.
Michael Balderstone NSW HEMP Senate Candidate