Norfolk Island Newswire

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  1. Bucks County Playhouse gives lyricists a boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... elivery service is launching Medicinal cannabis is back in the news again after a planned trial to grow it in Norfolk Island was blocked by the federal

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  2. Old dope, new tricks: the new science of medical cannabisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... obesity. Photo / Thinkstock Medicinal cannabis is back in the news again after a planned trial to grow it in Norfolk Island was blocked by the federal government last week. The media is ablaze with political rumblings and tales of public woe, but ...

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  3. Six Islands in a Single-Engine, Part 1: Planning to Fly the South PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Jaunted

    ... Sydney, to Australia's Gold Coast , and then out over open water over to Lord Howe Island , continuing on to Norfolk Island , New Caledonia , Vanuatu , the Solomon Islands , Papua New Guinea and then back to Australia, entering at Cairns . Aside ...

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  4. No date for Cannabis Bill to be tabledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | ABC News

    ... the end of the year. Two proposed trials for the growth of cannabis for medicinal purposes, in Tasmania and Norfolk Island, have both fallen through. "There's a number of options that we've put forward, currently my colleagues are looking at that," ...

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  5. Cannabis plan has support, says MLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | The Mercury

    ... growing and processing of industrial hemp, medicinal cannabis and other biopharmaceutical products. Meanwhile Norfolk Island's push to grow medical cannabis has received public support, despite being stopped by the Federal Government. More than ...

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  6. The extraordinary tale of the escaped convictRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Black Country Bugle

    ... were both sentenced for life. I was removed to the Millbank prison, and was sent out in the ship Hyderabad to Norfolk Island (off the western coast of Australia) seven months after I was convicted. I landed there in January 1845. I served there two ...

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  7. Push to legalise medicinal marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | The Age

    ... flexibility to recognise the positive and scientifically proven benefits of this natural substance," he said. Norfolk Island would have been the first Australian territory to trial medical marijuana until a planned scheme was halted by the ...

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  8. The fight to save Cannabis IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 21 | NEWS.com.au

    ... can be pretty embarrassing. But if you think it's just gas making us squirm, think again. THE people of Norfolk Island are fighting for the territory's right to become Australia's legally-grown cannabis capital - Cannabis Island. More than 14,000 ...

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  9. 'Vindicated by cancellation'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | Examiner

    HEALTH Minister Michael Ferguson says the state government has been vindicated by the cancellation of a licence to grow medicinal cannabis on Norfolk Island.

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  10. Vindication from medicinal cannabis cancellation: Michael FergusonRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | The Advocate

    HEALTH Minister Michael Ferguson says the state government has been vindicated by the cancellation of a licence to grow medicinal cannabis on Norfolk Island.

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  11. Deputy mayor Garry Carpenter backs use of medicinal potRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | The Advocate

    ... ability to manage issues such as security and illegal access . . ." Health Minister Michael Ferguson said the Norfolk Island decision "shows this is a complex and serious issue which cannot be rushed". "The Legislative Council has set up a committee ...

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  12. Island goes back on trial growing planRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | Northern Daily Leader

    THE Tamworth-led campaign to legalise medical marijuana has suffered a set-back after the Norfolk Island government's decision to allow a company to commence a cultivation trial was overturned.

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  13. Health minister 'vindicated' on medicinal cannabisRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 15 | ABC News

    Tasmanian Health Minister Michael Ferguson says his decision to reject a trial of medicinal cannabis on Norfolk Island has been vindicated.

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  14. Country Hour for Friday 15th August 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | ABC News

    The Norfolk Island community is frustrated with Commonwealth Government's decision overturned a license for medicinal cannabis to be grown on the island.

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  15. TT-Line gets the AFL spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Mercury

    ... Ltd has agreed to extend its match-day relationship with the AFL at Blundstone Arena for the next two years. NORFOLK Island's rejection of a Tasmanian company's bid to grow cannabis vindicated a State Government decision, Health Minister Michael ...

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  16. King Edward Park, Newcastle, NSWRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | TrekEarth

    ... a navigational marker in 1850; the focal point is a Victorian rotunda. The park has spectacular ocean views, Norfolk Island pines and a sunken garden usually ablaze of colour. It is a popular place for family picnics and barbecues. The park also has ...

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  17. Man drowns at Tooms LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Mercury

    ... Ltd has agreed to extend its match-day relationship with the AFL at Blundstone Arena for the next two years. NORFOLK Island's rejection of a Tasmanian company's bid to grow cannabis vindicated a State Government decision, Health Minister Michael ...

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  18. Norfolk Island's government will push on with their bid to grow...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | ABC News

    Norfolk Island's government will push on with their bid to grow medicinal cannabis, despite it being vetoed by the island's Administrator.

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  19. RACT denies Hockey's fuel tax claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Mercury

    ... safety advice when rock fishing and wear lifejackets to increase the chance of survival if big waves strike. NORFOLK Island's rejection of a Tasmanian company's bid to grow cannabis vindicated a State Government decision, Health Minister Michael ...

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  20. Unexplained wealth in firing lineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | The Mercury

    ... safety advice when rock fishing and wear lifejackets to increase the chance of survival if big waves strike. NORFOLK Island's rejection of a Tasmanian company's bid to grow cannabis vindicated a State Government decision, Health Minister Michael ...

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