Legalise Cannabis WA reaches 501 verified members in one month

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New political party Legalise Cannabis WA (LCWA) has gained 501 verified members in just one month, making history as WA’s first cannabis-focused political party.

LCWA was founded in November this year, following in the footsteps of Queensland-based Legalise Cannabis Queensland (LCQ). LCQ was established a month before the Queensland election, running candidates in 23 electorates and gaining up to 5% of the vote in some areas. 

Both parties were founded after a statement from Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt described cannabis as “primarily the responsibilities of the states and territories”. LCWA and LWQ expect parties in NSW and Victoria to be founded shortly. 

LCWA have been campaigning for new members through social media. Their Facebook group now has over 1,500 members. The party is hoping to run candidates in WA’s March 2021 election but needs members to verify their support for LCWA with the Australian Electoral Commission before the party is considered official. 

In an email to members, LCWA urged party members to answer their phones and refer new members, writing:

Thank you so much for registering the party, without you the laws would never change.

As LCWA is a state-based party, only voters in WA are eligible to register. You can find LCWA’s website here, and their Facebook group here

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    Never seen any one die from canabiss related deaths nor drive to fast or for that matter all illegal drugs I take meth out of those tho and things like crocodile and other gutter drugs I mean regular speed and heroin and cocainene and other type like this molly extacy as less people die in qp years from illegal drugs than from alcohol and cigarettes together which are both legal but per year kill the equivalent of 10 years of drugs but pubs are everywhere and alchos non problematic and if the government knew what methadone what's and how dangerous it is same as buprenorphine are among the 10 most dangerous drugs in the world along with methamphetamine and buprenorohone crocodile and a few others crack cockane and some more like varients if the originals and if the government sorts the making of it makes affordable and we loose a few people well they got greedy and we don't have to pay to have the person in rehab or jail so taxpayers save money because the idiots will end up dead and the people with restraint will e joy there drug use without hurting others

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    So proud of WA

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