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Wednesday Aug 27 | ABC News

No date for Cannabis Bill to be tabled

The Nationals MP for Tamworth, Kevin Anderson, says he's still working to address supply concerns, as he prepares a Private Members Bill to legalise cannabis use for the terminally ill.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Age

Push to legalise medicinal marijuana

David O'Connell with his daughter Tara. Tara's mother said medical marijuana would keep her daughter alive without the constant threat of police knocking on her door.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

NEWS.com.au

The fight to save Cannabis Island

THE tragic death of Robin Williams has sparked a new conversation about mental health and suicide.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Northern Daily Leader

Island goes back on trial growing plan

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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ABC News

Country Hour for Friday 15th August 2014

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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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Mercury

MP welcomes pot trial knockback

A NORFOLK Island administrator's rejection of a Tasmanian company's bid to grow cannabis for export to Canada vindicated a State Government decision, Health Minister Michael Ferguson said today.

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ABC News

Norfolk Island medicinal cannabis trial overturned

The approval of a trial of medicinal cannabis that had been granted by Norfolk Island's government has been overturned by the Commonwealth.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

OrlandoSentinel.com

Open agapanthus pods to start seedlings

Question: Our agapanthus flowered well this year and now have green seed pods at the ends of many stems.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Advocate

Tassie company to export to Canada

Tasman Health Cannabinoids has announced it will cultivate cannabis from Norfolk Island, following the Tasmanian government rejecting its request to conduct a trial into medicinal cannabis in the state's South.

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Examiner

Meeting to hear of potential of hemp

AN expected public meeting will this month explain how Dorset can capitalise on an industrial hemp industry, despite recent setbacks.

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The New Zealand Herald

Book reveals bizarre lives of NZ's diverse species

The bizarre lives of some of our garden-variety creatures have been revealed in a book by two leading Kiwi biologists.

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Related Topix: Biology, Science, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Entomology, Life, Fruits, Food

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Scoop

Norfolk Island Cannabis Licences a Game-changer

The decision by the Norfolk Islands to issue licences to cultivate medical cannabis is a game-changer for the industry in the Oceania region, ALCP leader Julian Crawford says.

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