Monthly Archives: October 2014

Police review

In light of the events in my last post.. I hear on the radio, there are some calling for independent review of police practices around drugs (securing them once seized) etc. I think there should also be mandatory testing too.. … Continue reading

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Senior Cop.. Guilty

I just heard that the retired NZ ‘Senior Cop’ who had been charged with; stealing & dealing has now changed his plea to GUILTY, in light on ‘new evidence’. He is due to be sentenced.. I must say (cynic) this … Continue reading

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‘New’ Drugs

Al Jazeera just showed a news story from USA on the ‘new’ drug addiction issue.. opioid prescriptions : ‘Oxycontin’ & the latest ‘Zohydro’ They interviewed a group of guys who said they started off (in their teens), buying these pills … Continue reading

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Senior Cop charged

I watched the evening TV news.. a senior (recently retired) cop is on charges of stealing & supplying; meth-amphetamine & cannabis. He allegedly took 58 grams of meth. (street value $1000/gm) & replaced it with ‘plain salt’. Samples were tested … Continue reading

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Other alternatives

I saw a news item on TV yesterday.. it seems that since the latest ban on ‘synthetic cannabinoids & legal highs’ came into force, increasing numbers of people are ‘huffing’. This is the slang name for inhaling gas & solvents … Continue reading

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War on Cannabis

I watched a brief TV news item yesterday.. the NZ Air-force & Navy are now doing the ‘dirty work’ for police & customs !! They showed airmen in full military uniforms seizing a huge amount of cannabis & hashish, found … Continue reading

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Confusion rules

I read on another blog, at item about politics & medicinal issues.. so I threw in my 10c worth about the politics around medicinal cannabis, in Aotearoa/NZ. First I was told by the mediator that it was not really ‘on-topic’. … Continue reading

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