Monthly Archives: January 2018

Green bill fails again

I just watched, with great disappointment as the NZ parliament again voted down a Green party Pvt. Mbrs bill (last in 2009) to allow a broader use of medicinal cannabis, beyond ‘Big Pharma’ products only. The bill was intended to … Continue reading

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Govt. bill passed 1st reading

I just watched the NZ Parliament debate around, the 1st reading of the ‘Misuse of Drugs act 1975; (Medicinal Cannabis amendment bill)’ The bill effectively gives terminally ill patients with less than 12 months to live, the legal defence against … Continue reading

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ALCP regrouped

I see that the ‘Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party’ (ALCP) has regrouped after many in their previous Executive ‘moved on’ prior to the last election in 2017. I was actually a member for a while, but when the party ‘fell apart’; … Continue reading

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UK cannabis club.. now Open

I read that a Cannabis club has opened in Middlesbrough (county Durham) & local Police are reportedly.. backing it: ‘A cannabis club where people can smoke freely while watching TV or playing pool has been backed by police in the … Continue reading

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what is ‘euphoria’ ?

I read that some doctors are not convinced of ‘Cannabis’ pain killing properties’.. BUT some say that the ‘Euphoric’ & relaxant effects, does seem to have a similar, milder results . So I ask ‘what is euphoria’ ? In my … Continue reading

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Different opinions on Med-use

I read that there is a split in opinions, of NZ doctors over the ‘medicinal use of cannabis’. There are two bills due to go before parliament in the next few months.. I heard one doctor saying that for ‘pain … Continue reading

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forbidden fruit mentality

I think I have written something, along these lines previously, but here are my thoughts on why Prohibition is a failure & why it is, that in many countries like Aotearoa/NZ that still have eff. Zero-tolerance (esp. Personal use) we … Continue reading

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