Monthly Archives: March 2016

Kneejerk opposition

I read another press release from the Green Health spokesperson.. responding to comments by the Govt. Minister; referring to them as ‘knee jerk’ & ‘out of step’. It also seems that the Police union are leaning towards law reform, in … Continue reading

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Parliament Q-time

I watch NZ parliament-TV, on a fairly regular basis.. today, Question #9 was from the Greens Health spokesperson to the Govt. Assoc. Health minister: “What steps will he be taking to ensure New Zealand drug laws are still fit for … Continue reading

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a tiny step forward ?

I read that the NZ Associate Health minister (resp. Drug policy) has said that Drug laws need to be viewed as a ‘Health Issue’. This is apparently the approach that will be taken to UNGASS in April. Maybe the minister … Continue reading

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Environmental damage

I just watched a TV doco. called ‘Trashed’ about the major global issues, around pollution; mostly caused by inorganic plastics & dioxins in the Environment. The program highlighted the facts: a ‘soupy layer’ in the world’s oceans, made up of … Continue reading

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He did inhale.. RIP

I heard yesterday that the Canadian ex-Mayor : Rob Ford passed away. He came to ‘fame’ after it was revealed that he had ‘smoked Crack-Cocaine’, apparently whilst in a ‘drunken stupor’.. at first he did the Clinton thing; BUT after … Continue reading

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Desperate measures

I read that an Australian father was placed on a two-year good behaviour bond, but discharged without conviction.. after being charged for giving his two-year-old daughter; cannabis oil in her food, to ‘treat’ her aggressive stomach cancer. The girl’s mother … Continue reading

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Med-use update

I just watched a brief news item on a TV current affairs show. The item was about the lady who was recently; discharged without conviction, after sending chocolate, containing a cannabis extract through the mail from USA to Aotearoa/NZ. The … Continue reading

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