Tag Archives: Alternative to Prohibition

Cannabis cull concern

I read that medicinal cannabis users (self prescribed) & ‘green fairies’ (growers/supply) are genuinely concerned about the shortage in Aotearoa/NZ. This is often due to Police strategy: Seek & destroy, at any cost, aka ‘recovery’ I read the following issues, … Continue reading

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Green Fairy discharged

I see on today’s TV news, that kiwi ‘Green Fairy’ (Rose) was discharged without conviction. She was previously discharged on 3 other charges last November. Today her other main charge, of ‘cultivation of cannabis’ for Medicinal purposes was also discharged … Continue reading

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WHO reschedule

I read that the WHO (world health org.) has called for cannabis reform; 41st meeting of WHO.. first meeting relating to cannabis They are calling for cannabis to be moved from Schedule #4: Prohibition (equiv. to USA Sch. #1) down … Continue reading

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there was a time pre-prohibition

I remember reading about Mother Aubert & the days before the current regime (19th century). BUT most likely are unaware of ‘ancient pictures’ of cannabis: In ancient Assyria (1000sBCE), there were depictions (still in existence) of a ‘sacred plant/tree’ that … Continue reading

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in good faith

I heard on the recent news that the arrest rate for ‘cannabis possession’ (personal use) is down by about two-thirds, ki Aotearoa/nz.. now that NZ Police are ‘using discretion’; but to be clear, they are still arresting every 3-4 out … Continue reading

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stereotypical ‘education’

the most common ‘education’ we often see is more stereotypical than reality: unfortunately.. the reality about ‘stereotyping, is that there is an element of truth in it; usually the extremist view

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hippy-dom Aotearoa

back in the 1960s-70s this country also joined the ‘alternative lifestyle’ that was happening at Woodstock/Haight-Ashbury. Most of the hippies here also retreated to communes & spiritual sanctuaries; where illegal drugs were often consumed. Whilst I missed most of this … Continue reading

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