Monthly Archives: May 2013

Debate comments

Just thought I’d share a few comments I heard during the TV debate (the vote),these are paraphrased words (my recollection only). Pro-side: 1) $Millions spent annually enforcing prohibition, would be better spent on : Education, Treatment & Harm minimization.. 2) … Continue reading

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Vote outcome

I just watched the TV show ‘The Vote’ to debate the legal status of ‘soft drugs’ specifically Cannabis (& synthetic ?).. I for one was not surprised that the pro-law reform side won, BUT I was a little surprised at … Continue reading

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Tide maybe turning

I recently saw a TV ad. for an upcoming program: ‘The Vote’, its a monthly debate on a recent issue. I heard that this months show will be on Cannabis laws & whether law reform is preferable to the current … Continue reading

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Talk-back radio topic

I listened recently to a talk-back radio show. The main topic was the push to ban synthetic cannabis, but the host raised the issue that many are asking; IF they are going to ban these substances, is it time to … Continue reading

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Observing the Hypocrites

A line from a favourite song : “observing the hypocrites, as they mingle with the good people we’d meet..” The recent news is flooded with sensational stories about school kids smoking synthetic cannabis.. the streets of the major cities with … Continue reading

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International Protest Day

I watched a local TV news item yesterday. They showed highlights from the International Day of Protest (aka : J-Day). The spokesman made the following comments : 1) Police did not arrest anyone for openly smoking ‘natural cannabis’, because they … Continue reading

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Politics in the Pub

I watched an episode of ‘Back-benches’ (Politics in the Pub) on TV last evening. One of the MPs on the discussion panel was the Revenue Minister (also Assoc. Health – Drug Policy). The host asked about the latest issue on … Continue reading

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