Monthly Archives: January 2016

Death by Police Chase

I hear on today’s news, that two more kiwi teenagers have died in a police chase. This is the second incident in only a few days, where young people have either been severely injured or died in similar circumstances. The … Continue reading

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Sativex funded.. one case

I read that a NZ district health board has agreed to fund a Sativex prescription for a patient with severe seizures. This comes after the funding body ‘Pharmac’ rejected the recent national funding proposal. All other patients have to pay … Continue reading

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Stop busts.. Tax Pot

The louder the calls for cannabis law reform, in Aotearoa/NZ seem to get.. the more the current Govt. just seem to dig their heels in. BUT if you look back at the original issue that led to global prohibition, this … Continue reading

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Backgrounder – Medicinal use

I read a press release from the NZ minister (resp. Drug policy).. called : ‘Backgrounder : Medical Cannabis in New Zealand.’ Again; trying to clarify, but also justify the minimal level of support for Cannabis as a medicine in Aotearoa/NZ.. … Continue reading

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Road to UNGASS 2016

I’ve been reading some blogs/web posts etc. on ‘The Road to UNGASS 2016’ (UN review of current drug conventions.. scheduled 19-21 April). Whilst this was brought forward from 2019, by lobbying from a few South American countries, I am a … Continue reading

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no plans to change laws

I read that a Govt. MP has recently rejected claims that the current laws, in Aotearoa/NZ is driving people to synthetics instead. There are many people claiming that they took up using these synthetics, because they had problems getting the … Continue reading

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Glenn Frey RIP

I see that Glenn Frey (founding member of; The Eagles) has passed away.. I watched a recent TV profile of the band (1970s).. Glenn & the rest openly admitted regular ‘illegal drug use’ & support for cannabis ! “Rest in … Continue reading

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