A State-by-State Guide to Cannabis in Australia

Cannabis is largely illegal in Australia, but the rules differ from state to state. Here’s what to know about cannabis in all eight areas of the country.

Australia made waves when it federally legalised medicinal cannabis in 2016, and its marijuana market has experienced significant growth since then.

A study from FreshLeaf Analytics pegs Australian medical market sales at AU$95 million in 2020, while research firm Prohibition Partners indicates that Oceania’s cannabis industry is expected to be worth US$1.55 billion by 2024; medicinal cannabis is expected to account for 40 percent of the industry.

Despite that growth, the country’s cannabis industry is still young. Recreational use is not yet in sight, and even medical access remains limited and highly regulated.

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Cannabis in the ACT: The Market a Year Post-Legalisation

A look at the first year of legal recreational cannabis in the Australian Capital Territory.

It’s been just over a year since recreational cannabis was legalised in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), home to the nation’s capital city of Canberra.

Announced on September 25, 2019, and brought into effect on January 31, 2020, the rules make it legal to possess and personally use small amounts of cannabis.

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OceanaGold Strengthens Board of Directors with New Additions

NOT FOR DISSEMINATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES AND NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO US NEWSWIRE SERVICES. OceanaGold Corporation   appoints Mr. Michael James McMullen and Mr. Paul Benson as Non-Executive Directors to the Company Board of Directors . Ian Reid Non-Executive Chairman of OceanaGold said, “On behalf of the Board of Directors, I am delighted to announce the appointment of two highly reputable and …

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OceanaGold Corporation (TSX: OGC) (ASX: OGC) (the “Company”) appoints Mr. Michael (Mick) James McMullen and Mr. Paul Benson as Non-Executive Directors to the Company Board of Directors (the “Board”).

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NCM – Senior Management Announcement – Finance Director & CFO to Retire

Newcrest Mining Limited announces that Gerard Bond, the Company’s Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer, has decided to retire effective 3 January 2022 when he will mark 10 years in the role. Mr Bond said, “It has been an honour and privilege to serve as the Finance Director and CFO over the past decade and be part of the transformation of the Company”. “Today, Newcrest has a clear purpose, a clear strategy …

Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX: NCM) (TSX: NCM) announces that Gerard Bond, the Company’s Finance Director and Chief Financial Officer, has decided to retire effective 3 January 2022 when he will mark 10 years in the role.

Mr Bond said, “It has been an honour and privilege to serve as the Finance Director and CFO over the past decade and be part of the transformation of the Company”.

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