Author Archives: zedd99

yet another committee

I hear that the Govt. are about to setup ANOTHER advisory committee, to look into the recent issues, around ‘Synthetic Cannabis’ in Aotearoa/NZ.. after several recent deaths were attributed to its use. I just cant believe this nonsense; many are … Continue reading

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Ignoring the realities

Whilst many OECD countries have recently started to address the issues around the Failed Drug war (esp. cannabis); here in Aotearoa/NZ these issues are being mostly ignored by ‘power brokers’.. this is very clear in issues around ‘synthetics’: 1) in … Continue reading

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50 years on

I listened to a radio show last evening.. it has been 50 years since the ‘Summer of Love’ in 1967 USA. This was a main ‘highlight’ of the Hippie revolution/counter-culture. In San Francisco’s ‘Haight-Ashbury’ district, ‘freaks’ of all kinds, flooded … Continue reading

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over the fence

I keep trying to workout why, it is; that Aotearoa/NZ (& France etc. ?) has falling so FAR behind the rest of the OECD on drug/cannabis reform.. this is all I can surmise; 1) they are not actually listening to … Continue reading

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more synthetic nonsense

I hear that several people have been recently admitted to hospital A&E depts., some even dying, after using ‘Synthetic cannabis’. The ongoing issues arising: 1) when ‘synthetics’ first came to the ‘market’.. with names like ‘KRONIC’.. it was broadly known … Continue reading

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what might change

I listen to attitudes & am surprised to hear, some seem to think, that cannabis law reform would effectively ‘legitimise drug prohibition’ (black-market) BUT in reality it would change quite a bit; Aotearoa/NZ seems almost afraid to openly discuss it.. … Continue reading

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what to do about plastic ?

One of the real negatives of the ‘WAR on Drugs’ is the massive increase in products made from the alternatives to HEMP (banned under Nixon’s war) & only recently being re-legalised; fossil fuels, cotton, woodchips for paper.. but mostly: Plastic … Continue reading

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