Monthly Archives: July 2014

USA Govt. oppose reforms

I was just reading on a website, that the USA Govt. has announced that they are ‘officially’ opposed to ANY cannabis law reform ! My reading of the issue, is that because the drug is illegal, their legislation demands that … Continue reading

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Colorado Pot Tour

I was just listening to an Int’l news radio network.. they were discussing the ‘booming’ cannabis industry that has sprung up in Colorado, since state law changes to allow a legally regulated market. Apparently there are over 200 cannabis businesses … Continue reading

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Flying ‘High’

I just watched a TV news report about an ongoing investigation.. a hot-air balloon pilot who crashed a balloon & killed the passengers on-board has been ‘proved’ to be a cannabis user. It is not clear, that he was ‘flying … Continue reading

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Political disinterest

According to a recent UN report, Aotearoa/NZ has amongst the highest levels of cannabis use, per capita (in the world).. even higher than those countries that have legally regulated personal use.. (Uruguay, Portugal, Holland, USA-Colorado, Washington etc.) The thing I … Continue reading

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MPs final words

I watched NZ parliament TV yesterday.. several MPs are retiring before the election (20/9/14) & making their ‘valedictory statements’, over the following days.. many use it to talk about their high & low points & relationships, but one MP chose … Continue reading

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News from front-lines

I read on other websites two recent stories on medicinal cannabis, from the ‘frontlines’ (of the Drug War).. one is positive, the other is NOT ! 1) The NSW state Govt. (Australia) is considering passing laws to allow medicinal cannabis … Continue reading

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Double-standard ?

I listened with interest to the NZ parliament yesterday.. debating an amendment to ‘Drink driving laws’. The bill will lower the current limit from 80mg to 50mg (in-line with Australia & other countries) NZ again ‘dragging the chain’. An opposition … Continue reading

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