Queensland Government: Legalise all cannabis in Queensland, Australia.

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Criminalising cannabis creates exponentially more problems than it solves. All reasonable evidence demonstrates this. It's time to remove old world draconian laws and allow people to live free.

We, the people, petition the Queensland Government to legalise recreational and medicinal cannabis.

Here is the growing list of countries with non-draconian attitudes to cannabis:

Argentina
~ Recreational: Decriminalised
~ Medicinal: Legal

Australia
~ Recreational: Decriminalised for personal use in Northern Territory, South Australia and ACT

Austria
~ Recreational: Possession for personal use decriminalised as of January 2016

Bangladesh
~ Recreational: Illegal bu often unenforced

Belgium
~ Recreational: Decriminalised up to three grams

Belize
~ Recreational: Decriminalised up to 10 grams

Bolivia
~ Recreational: Decriminalised up to 50 grams

Brazil
~ Recreational: Decriminalised for small amounts and private use

Cambodia
~ Recreational: Illegal but often unenforced

Canada
~ Recreational: Currently illegal (tolerated in some areas), but to be legalised 17 October 2018
~ Medicinal: Legal

Chile
~ Recreational: Decriminalised up to 22 grams for personal use
~ Medicinal: Legal

Colombia
~ Recreational: Decriminalised up to 22 grams for personal use
~ Medicinal: Legal

Costa Rica
~ Recreational: Decriminalised

Croatia
~ Recreational: Decriminalised
~ Medicinal: Legal

Cyprus
~ Medicinal: Legal for cancer patients 

Czech Republic
~ Recreational: Decriminalised up to 10 grams since 2014. 
~ Medicinal: Legal

Denmark
~ Recreational: Illegal for recreational use, however, the law is often unenforced by police. (Declared legal in Freetown but this is unrecognised by Danish authorities).
~ Medicinal: Legal

Equador
~ Recreational: Decriminalised up to ten grams

Egypt
~ Recreational: illegal but often unenforced

Estonia
~ Recreational: Decriminalised

Finland
~ Recreational: Illegal but sometimes not enforced
~ Medicinal: Legal under licence

Georgia
~ Recreational: Legal for possession and consumption but not for sale, per a July 2018 ruling by the Constitutional Court of Georgia

Germany
~ Recreational: Possession is illegal, but consumption is legal
~ Medicinal: Legal to those with a prescription

Greece
~ Medicinal: Legal

India
~ Recreational: Illegal at the federal level. Legal or tolerated in several states such as Bihar, Uttarakhand, West Bengal, and the North-Eastern states. Decriminalized in Gujarat.

Iran
~ Recreational: Illegal, but not strictly enforced

Israel
~ Recreational: Currently illegal; decriminalisation to take effect in April 2019
~ Medicinal: Legal

Italy
~ Recreational: Decriminalised; allowed for religious usage
~ Medicinal: Legal

Jamaica
~ Recreational: Decriminalised; legal for Rastafari
~ Medicinal: Legal

Laos
~ Recreational: Illegal but unenforced

Leotho
~ Recreational: Illegal but tolerated

Luxembourg
~ Recreational: Decriminalised
~ Medicinal: Legal

Macedonia
~ Medicinal: Legal

Malta
~ Recreational: Decriminalised up to 3.5g
~ Medicinal: Legal

Mexico
~ Recreational: Decriminalised
~ Medicinal: Legal for medical use

Moldova
~ Recreational: Decriminalised

Morocco
~ Recreational: Illegal but often unenforced

Myanmar
~ Recreational: Illegal but often unenforced

Nepal
~ Recreational: Illegal (legal during Maha Shivaratri)

Netherlands
~ Recreational: Illegal - but use and sale is tolerated n licenced coffeeshops. Possession of up to five grams is decriminalised. 
~ Medicinal: Legal

New Zealand
~ Medicinal: Limited cannabis-derived pharmeceuticals

Norway
~ Recreational: Illegal (in process of decriminalisation)
~ Medicinal: Legal

Pakistan
~ Recreational: Illegal, but often unenforced (particularly in some tribal regions)

Paraguay
~ Recreational: Decriminalised up to ten grams

Peru
~ Recreational: Deciminalised
~ Medicinal: Legal

Poland
~ Recreational: Illegal, but someones not enforced for small amounts
~ Medicinal: Legal

Portugal
~ Recreational: Decriminalised for up to 25g herb or 5g hashish
~ Medicinal: Legal

Russia
~ Recreational: Decriminalised for possession of up to six grams

San Marino
~ Medicinal: Legal

Slovenia
~ Recreational: Decriminalised
~ Medicinal: Cannabis-based drugs

Spain
~ Recreational: Possession is decriminalised; in private areas no penalties are imposed
~ Medicinal: Limited cannabis-derived pharmeceuticals

Sri Lanka
~ Medicinal: Used in some Ayurvedic medicines 

Switzerland
~ Recreational: Decriminalised
~ Medicinal: Legal

Thailand
~ Recreational: Illegal but often unenforced

Turkey
~ Recreational:
~ Medicinal: Cannabis-derived pharmeceuticals

Ukraine
~ Recreational: Decriminalised for possession of up to five grams

United Kingdom
~ Medicinal: Cannabis-based medicines will e available by autumn 2018 according to a plan announced by Home Secretary Sajid Javid

United States
~ Recreational: Legal in 9 states, the District of Colombia and some Indian Reservations - but illegal at federal level. An additional 13 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands have decriminalised. 
~ Medicinal: Legal in 31 states, Guam, Puerto Rico, and the District of Colombia - but illegal at federal level.

Uruguay
~ Recreational: Legal; buying prohibited for foreigners
~ Medicinal: Legal for all uses

Vietnam
~ Recreational: Illegal but often unenforced

Zimbabwe
~ Medicinal: Legal