The UN had until now maintained a criminal approach to drug policy
That Australia still hasn’t legalised cannabis completely comes as quite a surprise.
The picnic will feature music, comedy, games and talks
The bill was passed unanimously and will come into effect from March 2017.
Pics or didn't happen
There are currently two such treaties that Australia is signed to
In 2001 Portugal decriminalised all drugs in response to what was deemed a "rising drug problem"
Last June's picnic was a huge success and saw a few hundred pass through and have a cheeky smoke
"There is no doubt in my mind that Australia will in the next ten years regulate recreational cannabis"
Here’s hoping that we might learn something from our Canadian cousins