Tag Archives: Alternative to Prohibition

UK Cannabis Club.. ‘police support’

I read that a ‘Cannabis club’ in Middlesbrough UK, ‘has support of Police’. I watched an online video post, that included the following issues/comments: 1) the club says they are helping to ‘remove the stigma‘ of using the drug (class … Continue reading

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political attitudes: cannabis reforms

In the last year, cannabis has finally become a main topic on the political landscape in Aotearoa/NZ. This issue has been constantly ignored or ‘put on the back burner’ (not a priority) for over a decade now: 1) 2006 the … Continue reading

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day we are all waiting for

This is a song.. which sums it up: Armistice Day (by Aussie band; Midnight Oil) I also put a link to ‘When the War is over’ (cold chisel) previous !

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poll inconsistencies

I see from the recent, NZ Drug foundation poll on cannabis, that about 66% (2/3) support personal use & similar number.. personal home growing, but only about 40% (>1/3) support a legal commercial market; selling in shops etc., similar to … Continue reading

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frontlines items

I have been looking for other misc. issues from the global frontlines of the drug war (spec. cannabis) & came across these couple of items : 1) a perfume retailer in UK, has put a new scent on the market, … Continue reading

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Reeferendum conversations

I read that the NZ lobby group ‘Start the Conversation’ (on Cannabis reform) are proposing a few questions be put forward, as examples: 1) Should cannabis use and possession be decriminalised ? Y/N 2) Should we have a regulated market … Continue reading

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Drug Policy views

I just watched a clip of NZ previous Prime Minister & UN commissioner, talking about ‘evidence-based drug policy’ (put up by NZ Drug Foundation, March 2018). She says that whilst she no longer has ‘political power to make change’ she … Continue reading

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