Monthly Archives: August 2014

Corby on a warning

I see from recent news reports, convicted Australian Cannabis smuggler; Schapelle Corby (now on parole) has been given a very stern warning & is being put under close observation. This has come about, because a recent police sting in Bali … Continue reading

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Medical Injustice

I just watched a TV news item.. an Australian man has been convicted of supplying cannabis & sentenced to 12 months jail, which he is appealing, on the grounds that he did not sell anything, BUT gave the drug away. … Continue reading

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Politics, bottom-lines

I watched a current affairs show, on TV this morning.. they interviewed another ‘minor party’ leader. His party has said clearly that one of their ‘bottom-lines’ for joining a ‘confidence & supply’ coalition deal, would be : citizen’s initiated referenda, … Continue reading

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Politics, mixed messages

I watched a TV news item; a journo. asked an MP (a ‘minor party’, leader) for his comments on Cannabis. This party has recently announced a change of policy (from staunchly; ANTI) to now pro-medicinal (personal use ?). The MP … Continue reading

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Hear all, See all ?

I was listening to a USA/Int’l news show (radio).. one topic was a ‘revelation’ from Edward Snowden, titled : ‘Icy Reach’ (surveillance program) apparently can ‘hear all & see all’; meta-data, voice communication & other internet traffic info. too (recording … Continue reading

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yet another poll

I read in a NZ national newspaper that YET another recent poll confirms that between 65-80% of respondents support cannabis law reform. The vast majority support medicinal use & well over half support decrim. personal (adults only) use.. BUT the … Continue reading

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Politics of Cannabis NZ

I thought I’d just write my thoughts on Cannabis policies (as I see them, from NZ political parties) leading up to the election , 20/9/14. I keep hearing that many kiwis would like to see this firmly on the agenda.. … Continue reading

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