Monthly Archives: December 2012

Eye in the sky !

I watched a TV news story yesterday.. interview with the head of the NZ Police union. Their latest acquisition in the WAR against crime, is an unmanned drone (airplane) complete with infrared heat detection. The interviewee responded to a question … Continue reading

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Why not just accept the prohibition laws ?

Several people have asked me why I make such a fuss about the ‘War on Drugs’.. “why not just accept the prohibition laws?” (like the majority do ??) Here are a few reasons why I just cannot lay down & … Continue reading

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Publications

I used to get a pro-cannabis law reform, local publication from a shop in town. A while back the police raided a chain of gardening shops & several arrests were made (supposedly for supplying materials & equipment to grow cannabis).. … Continue reading

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Why does Aotearoa/NZ persist with zero-tolerance ?

In light of moves in many ‘western nations’ to allow medicinal cannabis use & even to ADULTS only recreational use.. “Why does Aotearoa/NZ persist with zero-tolerance ?” I ask this further in light of the Law Commission 2011 report, that … Continue reading

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USA state has legalised it

I just saw a brief news item.. Washington state (USA) has just passed a state law to legalise adults (over 21) recreational use of cannabis.. YAHOO ! Maybe the tide is turning ? I heard Colorado is also taking similar … Continue reading

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Doco: High Time ?

Last evening I watched a documentary on TV, titled : High Time ? The title appears two-fold in its suggestion.. is it about having a ‘High Time'(on drugs) or is it ‘High time’ we look at law reform (of cannabis … Continue reading

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Testing ‘Legal Highs’

The latest ‘controversy’ around the drug war in Aotearoa/NZ is the testing of these substances that are called ‘Legal highs’ : tablets that mimic ‘ecstasy’ & plant matter with ingredients that mimic cannabis. The controversy is that the Govt. regime … Continue reading

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