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The Greens support the decision to shut down the Oakden Older Persons Mental Health Service but say the developments are a sign of the dearth of support and funding that exists within this part of the mental health sector as a Government responsibility that can no longer be shirked. 


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Greens' Industrial Hemp Bill Passed


A Greens Bill introduced by Tammy Franks MLC, to allow for the cultivation of industrial hemp has passed the State Parliament with the support of the State Government and the Opposition today. This Bill will authorise and regulate an industrial hemp industry in South Australia.


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Greens Industrial Relations Spokesperson Tammy Franks MLC called for an inquiry into SafeWork SA’s investigation into the death of Jorge Castillo-Riffo 2014, whilst speaking at a rally today.

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Jobs from growth of hemp: Greens


A Greens Bill to allow for the cultivation of Industrial Hemp has passed the State Parliament’s Upper House with the support of the State Government and the Opposition, last night.


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Last night the Queensland Parliament passed legislation dumping the ‘gay panic’ defence in that state, leaving South Australia as the only state failing to remove this partial defence of provocation. 

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Get Growing and Get Going For Patients Say MPss

SA MPs unite to combat the ‘mirage’ of access to medical cannabis.


Greens, Liberal, Dignity and Xenophon members of the state’s upper house today hosted a forum to listen to voices of health consumers, doctors and the medical cannabis industry about the barriers still in place to accessing medical cannabis in South Australia.  


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