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Australia proposes ban on 1000s of plants including national flower

From info at Garden Freedom

Legislation being proposed in Australia would criminalize most permaculturists, farmers, gardeners, nurseries and bush regenerators by banning any plant that contains  DMT – a naturally-occurring hallucinogen.  Five plants are currently criminalized, but the new list will include hundreds (possibly thousands) of other species that are common garden plants and include a significant number of common native plants including the national flower, the wattle.  [Image: Australia’s National Flower, Acacia pycnantha]

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