Monthly Archives: January 2014

Death by Cannabis ?

I was just reading a news item from UK.. apparently a young woman was found dead & the official cause is ‘cannabis toxicity’. We can all feel sympathy for her death, BUT along with many other commentators, I find this … Continue reading

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Med-Pot in NZ

I was just reading some interesting ‘facts’ on another site.. It seems that in 2008 Aotearoa/NZ passed a law to actually allow Sativex (a NATURAL cannabis extract medicine) to be prescribed. The main stumbling post being that ALL prescriptions have … Continue reading

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Narrow-minds to the fore

A couple of days ago, a political party in Aotearoa/NZ announced their renewed support for cannabis law reform (I applaud them), but already their potential coalition partner has effectively dismissed supporting it. (before the election campaign has hardly begun) As … Continue reading

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War in Mexico continues

I watched a news item today, that a ‘high ranking’ Drug cartel boss (‘knights templar’) in Michoacan state in Mexico has been apprehended.. to rapturous applause by the authorities & the media ! The thing that jumps out being.. that … Continue reading

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More cracks

I just watched the local news.. it seems that the announcement of intended cannabis law reform (decriminalisation), has created more cracks in the potential coalition, to challenge the current Govt. It appears that the ‘senior party’ is NOT at all … Continue reading

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Law reform or not ?

The only political party currently in the NZ parliament, who previously had a pro-law reform policy, has again announced that they support ‘decriminalisation’ of natural cannabis… BUT that it will not be a ‘bottom-line’ in coalition negotiations, after the 2014 … Continue reading

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Another Ban ?

I listened to a radio show, last evening.. the topic was whether ‘Energy Drinks’ (high in caffeine etc.) should be banned from sale to people under 18, similar to Alcohol & Tobacco. It was stated that youth who overindulge in … Continue reading

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