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The president of Nimbin’s Hemp Embassy, Michael Balderstone, has revealed he tested positive for cannabis during a recent random drug test in the area. The lifelong cannabis advocate says he has yet to decide whether to fight the matter in court.
Seven people were arrested during a four-hour drug-dog operation in Nimbin on Tuesday leading the Nimbin HEMP Embassy to call for a change in police attitudes to the use of cannabis.
After 26 years of running the annual Nimbin MardiGrass this year they are celebrating the fact that cannabis is finally being recognised as a medicine.
‘Whoa! Look at that!’ says a big bloke with a big red beard, pointing across the road as he leaves the pub. His excitement is so great he stumbles over the step onto the footpath, losing a thong. ‘Must have a been a bumper crop...’
The Australian publisher of the iconic Phantom comics has sent a letter to the Nimbin HEMP Embassy threatening legal action unless the HEMP Party stops using its Plantem character in political advertisements, and at Mardi Grass.
The Nimbin Hemp Embassy will apply for a licence to cultivate medicinal cannabis following the passing of laws in Federal parliament this week.
Growers (and farmers) beware … the choppers are in the air. The police helicopter and its ground troops were spotted out Uki way earlier this week, with reports that properties in Main Arm are currently being targeted.
Nimbin’s HEMP Embassy is organising a peaceful protest about the impact saliva testing drivers is having on cannabis users. The protest will be held outside the Lismore Police Station on Monday, 21 December, from 10am.
North Coast growers involved in the production of medicinal cannabis should be granted an amnesty from prosecution given the widespread use and growing acceptance of the plant’s medicinal qualities, according to the Nimbin Hemp Embassy.
Paul Lawrence has used cannabis to deal with chronic pain after two 20 hour operations to remove tumours from his spine. He will share his story at a medicinal cannabis workshop in Nimbin on Saturday.
Nimbin MardiGrass organisers have hailed this year’s event a success despite heavy policing on the roads in and out of the village.
Chibo Mertineit, Hemp Olympix president. The Hemp Olympix and the Nimbin Hemp Embassy will be holding a 'Joint Vigil', Wednesday February 18 at Allsopp Park, Nimbin, from 3.33pm till 4.20pm to protest against the death sentence of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
A medicinal cannabis-making workshop will be held in Nimbin on Saturday following “thousands” of enquiries from across Australia.
Hundreds of Nimbin residents angered at recent police raids in the town turned out to protest peacefully against them, with a march along the main street and a 'smoke-in' outside the town's police station on Saturday.
The Nimbin Hemp Embassy has hit back at reports local police are being issued with mobile drug testing machines next year to use ‘everyday’ on local drivers.
The demand for black market medicinal marijuana has become so intense the Nimbin Hemp Embassy is urging people to ‘do it yourself’.