Monthly Archives: June 2014

Manifesto

Just a few thoughts : Alternatives to the current NZ Mis-use of Drugs act 1975 (outdated) : There have been many attempts to ‘control drug use’, either legal regulation or zero-tolerance/prohibition. The latter is increasingly seen as a failure, but … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

More Polls

I read on a newspaper website, that a recent poll shows a ‘small majority’ of kiwis support cannabis law reform, BUT most political parties are still not prepared to move on it.. comments include : 1) The current Govt. (right-wing) … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Synthetic update

I read that the now ‘banned’ Synthetic cannabinoid drugs are being traded widely via the internet, including on ‘Facebook’ (here in Aotearoa/NZ).. many commentators said that the short-lived legal/regulation, which has now been stopped due to public pressure, would likely … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Frontlines Albania

I read that over 800 Police in Armed cars have seized over 26 tons of cannabis & 90,000 plants in Albania. The area is referred to as ‘Cannabis Kingdom’ & estimates are that over 900 tons of the drug are … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Dreams of Ordinary Men

One of my favourite kiwi bands : Dragon, had a song with this title, but it also sums up mine & many others hopes; about Cannabis law. After a hard day of work or some other stressful event, most people … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Protectionism Confirmed

I just read that there are increasing numbers of NGOs & other groups calling for USAs DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency/Admin.) to be ‘relieved’ of their grip on absolute control over drug scheduling & research (effectively blocked). This has also included … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Decrim Rasta

I just read that Jamaica’s Govt. has announced plans to decriminalise Cannabis for Scientific & Medicinal use (as per UN Convention) & also for Religious traditions. Most people have likely heard of the Rastafarian religion (followers of: HIM Emperor Haile … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment