Monthly Archives: July 2013

Drug testing

I attended a rally today about ‘drug testing’ (NOT testing humans for use). It was a protest against legislation to allow synthetic drugs to be tested on animals, prior to approval to go to market. Interestingly I heard on radio … Continue reading

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Med-pot law reform USA

I have been hearing/reading recent news stories that up to 30 states (over half of USA) have either already (19 states) or are proposing local legislation to allow doctors to prescribe cannabis as a medicine. It’s fascinating that the global … Continue reading

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Med-Pot story

I watched a local current affairs program last evening. A NZ reporter was doing a story on the medicinal cannabis ‘culture’ in California, USA. It was portrayed as a multi-billion dollar ‘jet-set’ lifestyle show.. along with a ‘glamorous model’ driving … Continue reading

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Profiles

I was listening to a recent speech by Mr Obama (USA Pres.) in regard to a person who was freed on a controversial shooting case in USA. He stated that many young black men are being profiled & prejudiced, purely … Continue reading

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Question-time ?

Since this bill was introduced & rapidly passed into law, there have been a series of questions asked (not only by myself) that still appear unanswered: 1) What is the benchmark, for ‘safe products’ to be licensed for sale ? … Continue reading

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Final outcome – Psychoactive Substance Bill

I did not hear all the debate, but do know that this bill has now passed into law. All shops now have to remove all these substances : ‘legal highs’ (no longer legal) from sale, unless approved or licensed. The … Continue reading

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Best intentions

I listened to the second reading of the ‘Psychoactive Substances’ bill, currently before the NZ parliament. It seems that all the political parties are in agreement on the general thrust of the bill. It will likely go on, to pass … Continue reading

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