Monthly Archives: August 2013

Good News story

I just read the latest edition of the ‘Star’ local newspaper.. front page story : “Marijuana museum planned”. It outlines the recent opening of the new HQ for Aotearoa/NZ cannabis law reform activists.. “BRAVO !” They are planning to present … Continue reading

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R18 shops

I saw a recent news item; stating that as ‘dairies & corner shops’ can no longer, sell substances previously labeled: ‘legal highs’ (no longer legal, under recent law changes).. a couple of shops are planning to open in a large … Continue reading

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First arrest

I heard on today’s news that a shop owner has been arrested/charged with supplying substances now banned under the recently past psychoactive substances bill. (until recently these were sold as ‘legal highs’) There are a few issues that I think … Continue reading

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Hemp-seed oil

I listened to a radio interview recently.. at least one company in Aotearoa/NZ is now growing Hemp for seed. This seed is being pressed into oil (mostly for cooking). Hemp has been re-legalised to grow in NZ, since a bill … Continue reading

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Warrantless search

I was listening to a USA radio show, last evening. They were discussing the policy of ‘stop & frisk’ which is used by New York Police (as a means of ‘preventing crime’) This has been recently challenged, by a high … Continue reading

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Another country considers reform

I listened to a USA news item last evening.. it seems that the Mexican Govt. are changing their stance too. Their last President apparently was staunchly anti-Drugs & Pro-Drug war, BUT according to the news item, Mexico is now moving … Continue reading

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Uruguay says YES

I have recently read/heard that Uruguay is breaking more ground in the Drug war. They are about to pass laws to regulate cannabis. The ‘State’ will apparently grow & supply it to ‘registered users’ (both medicinal & recreational/personal use). I … Continue reading

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