Legalise Cannabis Western Australia Party

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Legalise Cannabis Western Australia Party
PresidentLeo Treasure
SecretaryJim Brown
FoundedJune 2020
Ideology Legalisation of cannabis
National affiliation Help End Marijuana Prohibition (HEMP) Party
WA Legislative Council
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Website
lcwaparty.org.au

The Legalise Cannabis Western Australia Party (LCWA party) is a political party registered in Western Australia. The party advocates for law reform in relation to cannabis. [1]

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History

The LCWA party is the sister party of the LCQ party and affiliate of the HEMP Party and Medical Cannabis Users Association of Australia (MCUA).

Following in the success of its sister party LCQ in the 2020 Queensland state election the Party was registered by the Western Australian Electoral Commission on 29 January 2021 to contest the 2021 Western Australian state election, at which two of its candidates - Brian Walker in East Metropolitan Region and Sophia Moermond in South-West Region - were elected to the Western Australian Legislative Council.

Policies

The Party's policies are around the personal, medical and industrial uses of cannabis.

In particular, the Party believes:[ citation needed ]

Electoral results

The party fielded candidates for the first time in the 2021 Western Australian state election and received two seats in the Legislative Council with the fifth largest number of votes (26,818) by party behind the Nationals. The party fielded a limited number of candidates in the Legislative Assembly and received 4,996 votes.

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