Monthly Archives: March 2014

Drug war militarised

I was just watching an Int’l news network; a story from Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.. a large militarised ‘Police force’ rolled through the ‘favelas’ (shanty towns) to crack down on Drug dealers & ‘other criminals’. It reported that only … Continue reading

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Media Misinfo.

I watched a TV interview this morning, with a Co-Leader of the Greens (NZ largest ‘minor’ party). The interviewer asked a series of questions, BUT then twisted the answers to fit his ideas/agenda.. the question that showed this most obviously … Continue reading

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Preferred option ?

I often read ‘stuff’ about the previous (prior to 20th century.. not illegal & widely available for medicinal & personal use) & current legal status, of Cannabis (& other DRUGS) & also many comments from all sides on their preference … Continue reading

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Rationale ?

Lately I keep seeing & hearing people in Aotearoa/NZ questioning why its now legal to smoke Synthetic Cannabis, BUT still an arrestable, criminal offence to do likewise with the natural plant ?! I too cannot see any rationale behind this… … Continue reading

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Political poll

There are a couple of main political pollsters in Aotearoa/NZ that publish regular polls on the ‘current political situation’. The one inconsistency being the Legalise Cannabis party, which is not represented in these polls. Their votes are just included in … Continue reading

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Radio interview

I just listened to a radio interview (online replay).. with an American cannabis advocate, who was in Aotearoa/NZ for the recent Drug conference. He was at the forefront of recent law reform in USA. Here is my take on the … Continue reading

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Further opinions

Just finished listening to a talk-back radio show (weekly mental health issues) they were talking specifically about.. wait for it: Synthetic cannabis & ‘legal highs’. These are a few comments (paraphrased): 1) many callers & the host/guests generally agreed that, … Continue reading

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