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1. Posted by CanadaBoi (Budding Member 31 posts) 10y

Hello, I am planning of travelling to east Australia in a few months and I was just wondering how the laws and police were concerning reefer. Is it easy to get, and what happens if u are caught with some, just for recreational use, blah blah blah. I dono, just crossed my mind and was curious. I am a canadian so over here its quite relaxed towards it. Any help on the matter would be appretiated.

2. Posted by DanniB (Full Member 56 posts) 10y

haha thats one of the funniest posts ive ever read!
its easy to get as long as you know the right people (who arent hard to find) but its definatly illegal. i think there is a law that says if its a gram its just posession (so prolly a warning) but if its much more than that, even if its for personal use, they can get you for posession with intent to sell which is like a good behaviour bond. but youll only get searched at airports etc or if your 'known to police' or doing something else illegal at the time. but most cops dont really care about small amounts. infact, one of my mates used to go out with a cop puerly on the belief that cops have the best drugs.. my advise, dont carry it around with you and dont advertise that youve got it but you should be fine. not that im encouraging drug use in anyway. if your really into it i suggest checking out the bong festival up at Nimben (?) near byron bay.
but i hear that the quality here isnt as good as it is in canada....

3. Posted by CanadaBoi (Budding Member 31 posts) 10y

Haha, i didn;t think it was that funny but i am glad u enjoyed it lol. I guess mebbe for most people its not as common as it is for the people around here. Anywayyyys thanks a bunch for the info.

4. Posted by DanniB (Full Member 56 posts) 10y

no its not uncommon, its just not somethinig that often gets discussed in online forums about travel. but its something that i have asked mates about for when im in canada. just was suprised to read it here... thats all lol..

5. Posted by Taffski (Travel Guru 182 posts) 10y

CanadaBoi..
You need to get yourself to Nimbin (Hippy village in East OZ) Police turn a blind eye and you can buy it on the street (people will approach you)... but the cafe's are much better! as mentioned before, quality's not up to scratch, however, you'll be able to get a score pretty much anywhere in Oz (although it is illegal of course :)

6. Posted by CanadaBoi (Budding Member 31 posts) 10y

Nimbin eh...Sounds like my kind of place. I told my buddies about this and we all couldn't be more excited to be headed on down there. Definately gonna have to check out Nimbin. We've all been workin hard in university for 3 years so a break is well deserved. We are probably gonna be headed down there for 4 months or more depending on our fiscal situation. lol. Again thanks for the help.

7. Posted by xxpacerxx (Full Member 76 posts) 10y

Avoid nimbin at all costs! The place is over rated. If you want to smoke 'the herb' in a social setting then the cafes in Amsterdam cannot be beaten, obviously you're going to oz so not really managable!

But aslong as you dont take the piss you'll be reet, just like anywhere really.

high times!

8. Posted by DanniB (Full Member 56 posts) 10y

nimbin is great. kinda dirty but great. they have something called the bong festival. if ur headed up that way you should check it out. oh and try the hash, white chocolate n macadamia nut cookies - yum!
have fun