The use of medicinal cannabis to cure zombie bites is something Tim Quilty is happy to support.
The Wodonga-based Victorian MP was sick to death of government interference this week after hearing the news that video game DayZ had been banned in Australia because of its depiction of cannabis as a healing agent.
He thought the decision to give the game an R18+ rating instead would have been a no-brainer and fleshed out his argument in Parliament.
By refusing to give DayZ a classification, the Classification Board effectively banned the game in Australia.
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"If the game is too mature for young audiences, the classification system has a place for it," Mr Quilty said.
"Refusal of classification should be reserved for illegal materials, things like child pornography and snuff films that should never have been created in the first place.
"It should not be used for zombie survival video games."
There is an option in the game to restore a player's health with a marijuana joint labelled "cannabis," which is denoted by a cannabis bud in the player's inventory.
Classification Board director Margaret Anderson said the law states that drug use related to incentives and rewards is not permitted.
"In the opinion of the Classification Board, cannabis use during the game acts as an incentive or reward to boost overall health and survivability," she said.
"The board noted that there was no instance of intoxication resulting from this drug use depicted within the game."
The DayZ developers are now removing cannabis from the game worldwide.
"Australia is once again the wet blanket and laughing-stock of the whole world," Mr Quilty said.
"It is an embarrassment that we obediently let our government treat us like children.
"While the rest of the world is legalising cannabis, we are banning representations of cannabis in video games."
He has asked Victorian Attorney-General Jill Hennessy to look into how video games with adult themes such as drug use can still be sold for use by adults.
The federal Department of Communications and the Arts is about to conduct a review of the country's games guidelines and will hold a public consultation process to ensure they reflect contemporary Australian community values.