Monthly Archives: October 2016

Med-cannabis Go ahead

I read that a new law has just come into effect in Australia, to allow medicinal cannabis to be legally grown (under license). Whilst here in Aotearoa/NZ.. nothing really changes ! I read the following report items: ‘Budding cannabis producers … Continue reading

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points of clarity

I have had a few comments recently, from Jeffrey.. whilst I do appreciate any comments/feedback.. I thought I’d just add several ‘points of clarity’ : 1) my blog is not about ‘promoting ILLEGAL drug use’ 2) I am trying to … Continue reading

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more CRAZY talk

I see in the news that a Philippines mayor & 9 others associates have been, recently killed in the ‘ramped’ up drug war, under their new President.. this apparently now brings the death toll, under the regime to over 3500 … Continue reading

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Hemp seed food

I hear that the NZ Govt. (in association with Australia) is still working on possible approval for Hemp seed food products. In the meantime, many other OECD countries are already marketing these type of products: 1) organic milk (similar to … Continue reading

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Opium crop increase

I see on Al Jazeera Int’l TV news, that the UN office of Drugs & Crime (UNODC) reports that the Opium poppy crop in Afghanistan is up 10% in 2016 ! They reported that it is a major source of … Continue reading

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post USA election ?

It will be interesting to see which direction, the next USA President will take ‘Drug Policy’ (esp. cannabis reforms). I watched the first 2 debates & a summary of the 3rd.. they were just full of mudslinging & hardly any … Continue reading

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frontline dispatches

I see the following recent ‘dispatches’ from the frontlines of the Drug war: 1) “Having to build prisons isn’t a great reality but that is the consequence of crime and of this society taking it very seriously” recent comment from … Continue reading

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