Tag Archives: Alternative to Prohibition

Cannabis club BUSTED

I see that two proprietors of a Cannabis club (called the Daktory) have been found guilty on a number of ‘offences’. This is actually ‘Daktory 2’.. the original one was raided by police several years ago & shut down. One … Continue reading

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more media frontline

I wrote a recent post, about a recent edition of ‘Media Take’ (maori TV).. I just watched the extended replay; the original show which is then followed by, a forum/discussion on the issues. Here are some comments raised, in the … Continue reading

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Industry collusion ?

There is evidence that a group of USA industrialists colluded with the prohibitionist groups & the media, to get rid of ‘their enemy’; the Cannabis plant.. in 1930s. When I look at the world, 70 odd years on, methinks there … Continue reading

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one year on RIP

I hear that it was one year ago, that Ms Helen Kelly passed away.. she was mostly renowned for fighting for workers rights (Union Boss), BUT; in the last months of her life, she took the public fight, to the … Continue reading

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another medicinal herb victory ?

I read that a 56-year-old Multiple Sclerosis (MS)patient, has won her battle with bureaucracy, to use medicinal cannabis products, to relieve her suffering; other than ‘big-pharma’ Sativex. I read the following, from a press release: ‘A Taranaki woman with multiple … Continue reading

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The Broken system

There is a saying; ‘If its not broken, then why fix it’ & in the context of Drug policy in Aotearoa/NZ this is still the contentious issue. Well I say it is definitely BROKEN & it is time it was … Continue reading

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Cannabis reform.. not the priority ?

After looking at the prelim. figures from the general election, it seems that cannabis reform is something that many have called for (recent polls) BUT have not seen as the priority, when voting; 1) only about 6,000 people gave their … Continue reading

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