Monthly Archives: March 2015

Political Shakeup

I have been looking at the voting outcomes from yesterdays by-election in Northland (NZ).. not just a shakeup for the incumbent Govt. (lost the seat, by a big majority to a so-called minor party).. BUT: The Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party … Continue reading

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Freedoms

I understand that in a ‘Free country’ there are certain ‘civil rights & FREEDOMS’ that all citizens are supposed to enjoy : 1) Freedom of Speech : to speak your mind, as long as it does not incite hatred etc. … Continue reading

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Stuck in the Mud

I am hearing that ALL the opposition political parties in Aotearoa/NZ parliament, are agreeing it IS time for the SERIOUS debate on Cannabis laws. I don’t think the question is ‘whether we should change the laws ?’ (from outdated status … Continue reading

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Quotes.. believe it or not

I have been scanning though some literature & came across these quotes that are about Drug prohibition : Abraham Lincoln (USA Pres. 1840) ‘Prohibition.. goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to controls a man’s appetite by … Continue reading

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A Weedy Tale

All good tales start with; ‘Once upon a time…’ In my late teens (1970s), I moved into a flat with a few friends in a quiet suburb, on Auckland’s North Shore. One day, whilst out walking, I could not help … Continue reading

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Yet another nothing reply

Today, I received a reply from the office of the Minister of Justice, to an email I sent in January.. concerning her nonsensical comments about medicinal cannabis in Aotearoa/NZ (effectively prohibited/zero-tolerance in the natural form). The reply reaffirms that this … Continue reading

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Honesty the best policy

I just watched the replay of a TV debate/discussion with the 4 contenders for the Male Co-leadership of the Green Party of Aotearoa/NZ. (the current leader is standing down) Most of the questions were around party policy & how they … Continue reading

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