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in brief.. frontlines

just a few recent items.. in brief: 1) ‘Number of teens trying cannabis drops, new figures show’ ‘Statistics published in the New Zealand Medical Journal show in 2018, only 14 percent of Year 10 students have taken the drug – … Continue reading

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everyone should read the cannabis bill

I see a press release headlined : ‘Prime Minister Needs To Read Cannabis Bill.’ .. a few details: ‘The Prime Minister clearly hasn’t read the draft bill to legalise recreational cannabis, Road Transport Forum (RTF) chief executive (name removed) says.’ … Continue reading

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prompting a rethink

I read latest news about the ‘reeferendum’.. it seems that the poll numbers are dropping; below 40% support ? ..some details from a press release: *OPINION:* ‘Falling support for the legalisation of recreational cannabis is sparking a rethink on the … Continue reading

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more questions

I just listened to Question time in NZ parliament.. I did not take notes, today; But here is the gist of a line of questioning (paraphrased) to the best of my memory: Q12 Opp. Dep. Ldr/Drug policy to the P.M. … Continue reading

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Record DRUG seizures.. NZ customs

I just watched a brief TV interview, with the NZ Minister of Customs. She mentioned the following stats. & issues: 1) 2019 was a ‘Record year’ for drug seizures at the border (NZ customs) 2) over 3 Tonnes of ‘Illegal … Continue reading

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addendum : Highlight

I was just thinking about, the best thing that happened at Thieves alley.. besides lots of talk & JS (‘green fairy’) selling heaps of ‘product’/business cards handout.. it had to be: A visit by the current Govt. Minister of MSD; … Continue reading

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at the market

I just got back from the annual ‘Thieves Alley’ market, in Otepoti/Dn. A group of us worked with a local ‘canna-friendly’ business owner (at her table).. Thx Jeanette. We had some info. on the referendum & other issues; including handouts. … Continue reading

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