Monthly Archives: July 2016

Med-use NSW

I read that NSW, Australia is about to commence Medicinal prescriptions of Cannabis.. see this short press release: *Doctors in NSW will be able to prescribe medicinal cannabis for their patients from Monday.* ‘Cannabis-based medicines have so far only been … Continue reading

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What is ‘P’ ?

I lived in Australia for about 20 years & returned to Aotearoa/NZ about 12 years ago. In Aust. they call it ‘Meth’ or ‘Ice’.. but its real name is Methamphetamine. NZ had adopted the expression ‘Pure Meth’ OR ‘P’ for … Continue reading

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Executions in Indonesia

I hear on the TV news, that Indonesian authorities have just executed FOUR ‘Drug dealers’ by firing squad. There are apparently TEN more on death row, also due to be executed pending; final legal outcomes. The United Nations & other … Continue reading

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Politics in Pub

I watched the latest ‘Back benches’ on TV last evening.. NZ Politics in the Pub. They had quite a crowd of people with Cannabis law reform signs. There is usually 1 or 2, every week.. but it does seems to … Continue reading

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Alternatives

I just thought I’d speculate on the alternative views: Currently in Aotearoa/NZ, we still have an effective Zero-Tolerance approach to ‘Drugs’ (spec. Cannabis, but also Opiates, Stimulants & Hallucinogens etc. etc.). Whilst I do not support ‘anything goes’..as I think … Continue reading

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more from frontlines

I read the following news snippets from the ‘frontlines’ of the Drug war : 1) Florida is set to commence the operation of a medicinal cannabis dispensary, after a company won the contract to cultivate the plant for such use. … Continue reading

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more chat

I rang a nationwide talk-back radio show overnight.. to discuss the recent issues around. release of details to a OIA request to NZ Treasury Dept. on cannabis issues. I mentioned: 1) treasury estimates $150 million could be raised annually, in … Continue reading

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