Monthly Archives: December 2013

Stereotypical Nonsense

I watched a program about DRUGS; on a religious network recently. Talk about spreading ‘stereotypical nonsense !’ The host was talking about the apparent ‘effects’ of methamphetamine use: 1) showed several pictures of ‘meth users’, before & after shots. Most … Continue reading

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More news from front lines Burma

I was listening to a news item on the radio last evening.. the UN committee on ‘Drugs & Crime’ reported that Burma/Myanmar is now racing toward being the second highest producer of Opium & Opiate-based drugs (heroin), second only to … Continue reading

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Uruguay.. condemned by UN

I just read that the UN have issued a statement, condemning Uruguay for Cannabis Law reform, which they say contravenes the 1961 UN single convention (which they signed up to.. along with Aotearoa/NZ & many other nations). The UN are … Continue reading

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Good news ?

I listened last evening to an international news network, they mentioned that Uruguay is set to pass law reform to regulate Cannabis (strict Govt. control).. there was the usual nonsense from commentators: will it make the current situation worse ? … Continue reading

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Sounds familar

I listened to a radio program, last evening.. one item was the 80th anniversary since the end of Alcohol prohibition in USA (1933). There was several issues raised: 1) There was a concern after WW1 about ‘public drunkenness’, which was … Continue reading

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Freedom fighters

Just watching the news of the death of another Great Freedom Fighter : Nelson Mandela (RIP).. following in the steps of Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi & Martin Luther King Jnr. Great men who fought oppression; to see change to systems that … Continue reading

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Stand up, be counted

Just watching the latest news item, on the saga of a famous TV chef (from UK) who is involved in the prosecution against her staff, who apparently ripped her off. BUT the media are making more news, from the allegations … Continue reading

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