Monthly Archives: June 2016

Tobacco legislation

I have been watching the passage of the ‘Tobacco Plain Packaging’ bill in NZ parliament. Several points came to my attention: 1) The Int’l Tobacco industry are threatening to bring legal action against the NZ govt. over this issue, (as … Continue reading

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my answers

I recently posted ‘True OR False’.. I see that several people have read it.. BUT no replies/response as yet. SO; here’s mine: 1) T 2) T 3) maybe 4) maybe 5) T 6) T 7) T 8) T 9) T … Continue reading

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Re-Legalise it

I often hear & read the increasingly loud calls to ‘Legalise cannabis (aka ‘marijuana’)’.. BUT the reality is, the call should be to ‘Re-Legalise it !’ I often think, that many in the ‘younger generations’ (under 40) think it’s always … Continue reading

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Meth Misinfo.

I just watched a news item, about testing of state-owned houses, for ‘Meth/P contamination’. The head of the NZ Drug foundation, stated that the agency who conduct tests (then ‘decontaminate’) in these properties, have set the level far too low. … Continue reading

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from the frontlines

I just thought I’d mention a few issues, from recent news: 1) Town hall debate; ‘Lets start the conversation’. This is apparently, a long time coming & highlights that Aotearoa/NZ is increasingly lagging behind, most other OECD on drug law … Continue reading

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Med-Cannabis in Israel

I read that legal restrictions on cultivation & prescription of cannabis (for Med-use), is to be further relaxed in Israel. I also read they have an increasing number of research & development (R&D) facilities too. I just wonder, if this … Continue reading

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True OR False

I was just thinking through recent issues.. maybe a list of questions & items; to consider.. 1) ‘They’ did not learn from ‘The prohibition of Alcohol in USA 1920s’ & therefore just repeated it 2) Drug prohibition has created all … Continue reading

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