The Liberty Campaign has been noticing some really strong interest in our articles about Medical Cannabis and Industrial Hemp. We are getting strong support for our policy in favour of legalising medical cannabis and industrial hemp in Australia. So we have put all of our articles on the one page to make your research easier.
Latest News in Religion & Immigration
From TheUnshackled a site well worth a visit. The Indonesian Governor made a simple statement that the Quran allows a Muslim to vote for a non-muslim. Riots ensued with protests topping out at 200,000 people. This photo from the South China Morning Post is quite clear - ISIS flags and hand gestures en masse, and from our closest neighbour. Australia needs to be worried.
Latest News in AGW & Energy
From WUWT: by Jim Steele Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State Uni. Given the increase in temperatures over the Reef were points of a degree, and the rise in ocean temperatures also points of a degree, the recent alarmist scare that AGW was causing terminal coral bleaching seems hard to understand. Because it is not the cause. Natural tidal cycles are to blame according to this article which presents real science to back up the argument.
Latest News in WAR, LAW & POWER
George "Orwell" Brandis, our Attorney General authored the Data Retention Act in 2015 and it came into effect today. The law forces internet providers and telecommunications companies to keep and store information generated by customers calling, texting or using the internet. The actual conversation or text content is not stored, but I woudl like to see proof of that since they are in the same data stream.
Latest News in SOCIETY
Nine.Finance: "The gap between Australia's one percenters and the nation's working poor has widened with pay cuts and job uncertainty crippling the financial comfort of low-income households." This is not news but nice to see mainstream media convering it. Graphic from the excellent McCrindle blog.
Latest SCIENCE & TECH
Kalydeco (ages 2 - 5) & Orkambi (ages 12+) are variations on a new style of drug to fight Cystic Fibrosis (CF) that treat the underlying protein misfire rather than simply treating the symptoms. It is made by a pharmaceutical company that makes you want to take the sort of full body decontamination scrub normally reserved for exposure to anthrax - Vertex Pharmaceuticals.
Latest News on the TPP
Wall Street Journal: A sweeping Pacific trade pact meant to bind the U.S.and Asia effectively died Friday, as Republican and Democratic leaders in Congress told the White House they won’t advance it in the election’s aftermath, and Obama administration officials acknowledged it has no way forward now.
Newly leaked information reveals that officials in some of the top alcohol companies in America spent money on persuading members of Congress to pay attention to the alleged problem of “marijuana-impaired driving.”
We do not need to guess at what will happen if medical cannabis is legalised. America has gone there first. In this article we look at the savings to their medicaid as patients opt to use a natural medication (cannabis) over prescription drugs. The saving just in the legal states in 2013 was USD$165 million, and the projected saving nationally at half of one percent of medicaid.
I was wondering why the fight for legal cannabis is being won so easily. Here is the answer. It is not. Big Pharma are quietly introducing synthetic cannabis and ensuring the cheap, natural variety remains illegal. MegaCorp rent boy Premier Baird in NSW is trialling synthetic cannabis right now. The fix is in!