Author Archives: zedd99

Is drug reform the priority ?

Well, election day has finally arrived in Aotearoa/NZ. The laws say, promoting any political party is not allowed, during the day.. so I’m treading lightly; The polls close at 7PM & the counting will then commence.. I will be watching … Continue reading

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Greens reaffirm cannabis policy

I see on the last day of campaigning for the Aotearoa/NZ general election, that the health spokesperson for the Green party, has put up a billboard; ‘YES WE CANNABIS’.. reaffirming their policy to reform the outdated, draconian cannabis laws. A … Continue reading

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changing face of Drug use

The news media in Aotearoa/NZ has recently been full of stories of the changing face of Drug use; Cannabis drought & increase in Meth/P & synthetics. A recent press release highlights these issues: ‘Methamphetamine use is back on the rise … Continue reading

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Election debate – Maori TV

I have been watching many of the TV debates, in the run up to this weekends’ General Election. The mainstream channels have been limiting their participants, to political parties currently in parliament or that have previously had MPs. Last evening … Continue reading

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Another call for reform

With less than a week to the General election (23/9/17), a new political party have renewed their calls for cannabis law reform; The Opportunities Party (TOP). Many see this party as filing the ‘Blue-Green’ gap.. having environmental policies & Cannabis … Continue reading

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Prison muster NZ

I watched a TV debate this morning, between the current ‘Corrections minister’ & the opposition spokesperson.. the interviewer/host asked the minister “is the current prison population/muster as it should be ?” (paraphrased), to which she replied definitively “YES !” They … Continue reading

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Super strong Synthetic

I just watched a brief TV news item, about the latest Synthetic drug, that has been identified in Aotearoa/NZ; ‘AMB-Fubinaca’. It was reportedly created by a ‘Big Pharma’ drug company & is 100x stronger than THC (from natural herb) but … Continue reading

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