Monthly Archives: May 2015

Operation Jasmin

I read that local NZ police have declared success in ‘Operation Jasmin’ part of the annual ‘sting’ to seize cannabis. The detective reported that about 2800 plants & a kilo of dried buds were found (including the use of NZ … Continue reading

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Mexico War ramped up

I just watched a news story on Int’l news.. The DRUG WAR in Mexico is being ramped up from ‘Law enforcement’ to full-scale Military offensive ! It made the following comments : 1) since 2006, about 100,000 people have died … Continue reading

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Seizures from Synthetics

I just read that about 20 people have recently been treated at Auckland hospital A&E for seizures, apparently resulting from a new synthetic (black-market) cannabinoid. The report says that since the recent re-banning of synthetic drugs.. there is a big … Continue reading

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Busted

I read that NZ police have recently seized 268 cannabis plants (various sizes & levels of maturity) in a ‘grow-room’ & 1.4 kgs of ‘dried cannabis’ at an address in Auckland. The report says that the BUST occurred not by … Continue reading

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Pub politics

I watched the first episode of this new season of ‘Back Benches’ (NZ politics in the pub) last evening. The panel was made up of 4 MPs : Green, Labour & 2 Govt. ministers (inc. Assoc. Health – Drug policy). … Continue reading

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Civil War

I listened to a radio report, discussing the increase in Police shooting of young black men in USA. The following issues were highlighted : 1) Police recruitment seems to focus on attracting people who support aggressive law enforcement 2) a … Continue reading

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Synthetic update

I just saw the latest news item, about; Synthetics in Aotearoa/NZ The head of the company who manufactured/marketed synthetic cannabinoids etc. has announced the company has gone into liquidation. The new stories said that during the short-lived ‘legal highs’ regulation, … Continue reading

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