Monthly Archives: April 2013

More NONSENSE

I just was just reading the Govt. website, about writing a submission on the Psychoactive substance bill. Normally the submission period for public response to Govt. bills is 3-6 months. This bill has been allocated less than a month (closing … Continue reading

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More bad news

I just downloaded the Govt. bill: Psychoactive substances from the NZ Govt. website. During the speeches in parliament, issues were raised that needed clarifying: 1) Kava (a drug extracted from roots in the pacific islands) are apparently exempted from any … Continue reading

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Law reform (not in NZ)

I listened to an international radio news program last evening. This show addresses many issues.. They mentioned that another state in USA (# 19) is about to pass laws to legalise medicinal use of cannabis ! It is reported that … Continue reading

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Govt. Bill – Psychoactive substances

I watched the Govt. debate on TV yesterday, the health spokesperson (responsible for drug laws) introduced a bill, which is apparently the response to the 2011 Law Commission report, into the misuse of drugs act. Interestingly it was referred to … Continue reading

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Crime Stats ?

I was watching the national (NZ) TV news the other day & they reported that overall crime stats are down (good thing) BUT that Drug dealing ‘offences’ were up by 40%.. it leads me the wondering; Is drug dealing massively … Continue reading

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