Whether it’s poor access pathways, not enough public awareness, lack of education and knowledge among healthcare professionals or maybe a mixture of these (and perhaps even other reasons) there’s one thing we do know for sure….
Want to help make a difference? if you’re from an NGO, a specialist professional and/or from the cannabis industry, we’d love to hear from you! Please contact us about getting involved.
Or you can help by supporting our GoFundMe!
It’s been over three years since legislation was passed and regulated cannabis and cannabis products still aren’t available to those sick Australians who could benefit. And because of it everyone’s suffering, including an industry that by now could and should have been busy supplying and helping such people.
To make matters worse, we’ve been reliably informed the Government will not be implementing the 26 Recommendations from the recent McMillan Statutory Review into the Narcotic Drugs Act Amendments for at least another 12 months.
You told us in a recent survey that you felt more progress could be made if the cannabis industry worked more closely with advocacy organisations like United In Compassion. Most of you also agreed with the choice of areas we’d like to focus on going forward. There are four of these which are as follows:
As a tiny, not-for-profit none of this will be possible without adapting to developing circumstances and bringing in help from outside. It means including professionals and experts in what we do as well as those from Australia’s cannabis industry. In short it means ratcheting things up a notch.
To this end, we’ll be forming four ‘silos’ – one for each of the areas identified, and we’ll be looking to work with other relevant NGOs and specialists where required and interested parties from industry.
Initial projects will consist of:
Based on the above, we’re asking you to register your interest in helping (as a significant number of you already have). Please contact us using the below webform or – if you’d prefer to keep your involvement more low-key, you can contribute to our fundraiser on the GoFundme website.
Are you an NGO, specialist professional or interested party from the cannabis industry? If you’d like to help us, we’d love to hear from you! Please fill in the form below and we’ll get in touch!