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Murchison RSL Receive ANZAC Centenary Grant

Friday, 19 December 2014

As we get closer to the 100th anniversary of ANZAC day more ANZAC centenary grants are being approved by the Minister for our area. The latest commemorative grant has been given to the Murchison RSL. "The Murchison RSL has been granted $7,230 to go towards the construction of a Memorial Wall to the more than 200 local veterans of the First World War, to be built in the Riverside Gardens at Murchison. This World War 1 memorial will help to ensure that those who served in the Great War from the Murchison area are never forgotten," Federal Member for Murray, Dr Sharman Stone said. "The ANZA...Click here for full story

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Dr Stone Speaks About Medicinal Cannabis

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

 Imagine that your son or daughter, or your brother or sister, is dying from an incurable terminal cancer and the only treatment offering pain relief and nausea control is medicinal cannabis. This fortunately is not a common situation but that does not mean that we should not look carefully at whether we should continue to refuse access to medicinal cannabis in such circumstances. I believe we should allow it to be medically prescribed by specialists and regulated so that those few who need it can be given relief. Some other advanced countries—for example, Israel, Cana...Click here for full story

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Radio National AM program: Medicinal Cannabis 12/08/2014

Monday, 25 August 2014

MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: Around the world marijuana is increasingly used to treat a range of medical conditions. Many jurisdictions have moved to legalise the drug but in Australia it remains illegal. And now plans to grow Australia's first medical marijuana crop on Norfolk Island have been blocked by the Commonwealth after it cancelled the grower's license granted by the local administration. Lexi Metherell reports. LEXI METHERELL: Medicinal marijuana is legal in the United Kingdom, the European Union, Canada, Israel and some parts of the United States. Three feder...Click here for full story

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