Monthly Archives: May 2016

Defending smoking

I read that a senior NZ opposition MP (‘minor party’ leader) has announced that using tax to stop tobacco smoking is a real ‘nanny state’ strategy ! He even went further & stated: ‘(name removed) has spoken out in support … Continue reading

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Oh to be in Colorado

I see quite a few news items about the ‘Green Mile’ in Denver.. & I just think “Oh, to be in Colorado.. at 420” (Rocky mountain high).. I do hear there is a problem with ‘public smoking facilities’ though. Maybe … Continue reading

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Kia Ora whanau

In case you don’t know; this means “Be well Family” (OR “Hi Guys”).. to all the people whose faces/gravatar appear on my blog (Community) I know my blog is called ‘End Drug WAR in Aotearoa/New Zealand’ BUT its also “End … Continue reading

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Call for CIR

I read a press release today: *Helen Kelly calls for cannabis CIR* ‘(Helen) has called for a Citizen’s Initiated Referendum (CIR) on cannabis laws after Labour rejected her bid for a Parliamentary created referendum. (Helen) helped Labour draft a legislation … Continue reading

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Possible option for Reform

It seems that Aotearoa/NZ is calling for ‘relaxing of Drug laws’.. especially medicinal cannabis. This Right-wing Govt. are just sitting, squarely on the fence & doing very little to implement any further changes. I look at the changes that have … Continue reading

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More from the frontlines

I see on Int’l TV News, that Mexican ‘Drug Lord’ Joaquin Guzman (aka ‘El Chapo’) was recaptured & is being extradited to USA, to face ‘Drug trafficking charges’. The report stated USA authorities have said, he will not face the … Continue reading

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Misinformed on ‘Marijuana’

I often hear the use of this word ‘Marijuana’.. which seems to be adopted as an ‘official name’ for the Cannabis plant & the drugs from it. BUT the truth is: 1) ‘Marijuana’ (or ‘Marihuana’ USA spelling) is a Mexican … Continue reading

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