Tag Archives: Alternative to Prohibition

proznconz of status quo

It seems that NZers will have a ‘choice’ on 23/9/17.. that many are seeing as ‘coke v pepsi’ (2 biggest political parties).. but according to media, it will be ‘status quo’ (on drug laws) Vs ‘potential alternatives’. So I thought … Continue reading

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frontline chatter

I heard this; from the frontlines.. many ‘experts’ now agree that cannabis reforms will happen, as per the saying ‘but it wont happen overnight’.. a local TV chat show, had the following remarks (paraphrased): 1) we don’t really want to … Continue reading

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the other issue

Most people who are concerned about drug issues.. esp. cannabis prohibition, tend to look at medicinal & recreational uses.. but there is another issue; HEMP. I had heard of ‘hemp’ or Indian hemp, but it was not until I bought … Continue reading

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Open letter of support

This is my open letter of support for reform, to the current minister (resp. Drug policy): Associate Minister of Health (NZ Drug policy) NZ Coalition Govt. kia ora Minister, I am writing to request/suggest, you change your stance on the … Continue reading

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movers & shakers

I recently commented to a lady in the movement, that there needs to be a good increase in wahine/women members, to even up the numbers & succeed in politics. BUT looking at the news media, it has been female activists, … Continue reading

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Bill pulled from ballot

The big news of the week; the Green party health spokesperson, had her Medicinal cannabis & other matters bill, pulled from the Aotearoa/NZ parliamentary ballot. This means that at least the debate can begin. I read that the Assoc. health … Continue reading

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CBD restrictions ‘eased’

I read that the NZ Minister (resp. Drug Policy) has announced that restrictions on CBD medicines are to be eased, to allow GP doctors to prescribe these drugs, to their patients.. no longer requiring higher approval. The main issues being: … Continue reading

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