Tag Archives: Alternative to Prohibition

Alternatives – tobacco

It seems that more countries, are moving to get rid of tobacco.. BUT not by prohibition, as with ‘other drugs’. I saw a brief news item on Int’l news; Australia was the first to introduce ‘plain packaging’, Aotearoa/NZ & others … Continue reading

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frontlines news

I read & hear these issues, recently: 1) the ‘gateway to hard drugs’ has become obvious in ‘heartland NZ’ with larger numbers of busts for Meth/P, in recent times. Many saying it (‘the gateway’) is nothing to do with cannabis, … Continue reading

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Med-use Doco

I just watched a rerun of an Australian doco. about medicinal cannabis. The following issues caught my attention: 1) a doctor was struck off the medical register for supplying cannabis oil, to his patients 2) a doctor in Israel stated … Continue reading

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Summit plan

I read that a group of ‘movers & shakers’ are planning a cannabis law reform summit in July 2017. There is speculation that the previous PM of Aotearoa/NZ could be a guest speaker. I see a few other groups will … Continue reading

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420 day

Its 420 day (20/4/17).. global celebration of ‘the Herb’ 😀 It’s still totally illegal here in Aotearoa/NZ.. BUT hopefully, the ‘end of this road is coming’.. before next 420 day ??

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Colorado conversations

I heard a discussion on the radio, covering issues around ‘Legal, regulated cannabis’ in Colorado & other USA states: 1) there are apparently more cannabis shops in Denver than a certain ‘global fast-food takeaway’ chain 2) it was mentioned that … Continue reading

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Canada green rush

I just watched a TV report.. Canada is gearing up to legalise recreational cannabis (in about 15 months ?). They said the PM (J Trudeau) included it, in his election campaign. He has reportedly stated; he made no secret of … Continue reading

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