Tag Archives: alternative therapy

Grey power call for reform

I read that a Grey power (aged-care) group have presented a petition to parliament, calling for medicinal cannabis law reform. It is often assumed that this age demographic are the biggest group saying “NO” to cannabis.. but it seems that … Continue reading

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Changes coming ?

The NZ Associate Minister of Health (resp. Drug Policy) has recently announced that this Govt. are finally moving to further relax the rules around medicinal cannabis. Sounded Great (for my 1000th post) BUT if you listen to the interview & … Continue reading

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Five essential plants

I was reading a report in the ‘Times of India’ (online) which states, that in traditional ‘Ayurvedic’ medicine.. Cannabis is one of five essential plants. It seems that the west, is only just catching up on it.. An Indian doctor … Continue reading

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Cure for Epilepsy

I watched a segment from ’60 minutes’ last evening.. a wealthy couple in Australia have donated $34 million to Medicinal Cannabis research. Their grand-daughter has ‘Dravet syndrome’ (severe Epilepsy). They showed footage of them walking in a whole field of … Continue reading

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not an option ?

I see on the TV news that a current, female Govt. MP has been diagnosed with breast cancer.. I’m guessing she wont be looking for medicinal herb, to help relieve her suffering (like Helen K & others) who this Govt. … Continue reading

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Stolen medicine

I read that a woman in Christchurch NZ returned home, to find that her ‘medicine’ had been stolen.. (Cannabis). The 49-year-old woman is apparently appealing to the thieves/thief to return it (but that’s highly unlikely) ! The report states: ‘For … Continue reading

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loophole ‘exploited’

I read that a medicinal cannabis patient, has used a loophole in the current NZ drug laws to bring ‘raw herb’ into the country (on prescription) from Hawaii. Her lawyer found the loophole & used it to get her discharged … Continue reading

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