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Recreational marijuana use to be made legal in Australia

Recreational marijuana use to be made legal in Australia

Miscellaneous, Recent Cases, Recent News

One of the world’s largest cannabis companies is positioning itself for recreational marijuana use to be made legal in Australia, amid fresh political debate about the proposed reform. Why we shouldn’t prohibit cannabis The adverse social consequences of banning marijuana may outweigh the benefits — and think of the money lost in the process, writes […]

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Why are Australian prisoners converting to Islam?

Why are Australian prisoners converting to Islam?

Criminal Law, Miscellaneous

There’s a lot of repenting’: why Australian prisoners are converting to Islam Prisons Experts say prison conversions can be a positive force, giving inmates hope, structure and a pathway to rehabilitation. It’s when harsh conditions and segregation are introduced that radicalisation becomes a danger  Academics, imams and prison workers say conversions to Islam are now […]

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Understanding an AVO

Understanding an AVO

Miscellaneous

UNDERSTANDING AN APPREHENDED VIOLENCE ORDER (‘AVO’) IN NEW SOUTH WALES David Philippe @ Sydney Criminal Defence Lawyers APPREHENDED VIOLENCE ORDER An apprehended violence order (also known as an ‘AVO’) is a Court order that protects victims of domestic or personal violence when they reasonably fear imminent future violence, intimidation, harassment or damage to their property. […]

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Over 150 Charged With Drug Offences At Field Day Festival – What happens next…

Over 150 Charged With Drug Offences At Field Day Festival – What happens next…

Miscellaneous

Over 150 Charged With Drug Offences At Field Day Festival Jan 2nd 2018 | 1:01pm | Staff Writer  More than 150 people were charged with drug offences at Sydney’s Field Day music ​festival. Police confirmed in a report that six people were arrested for allegedly supplying prohibited drugs, while 167 people were arrested and charged with possession of prohibited […]

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