Tag Archives: Alternative views

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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From media frontline

I watched the latest ‘Media Take’ (Maori TV) recently.. they highlighted these Drug issues, occurring in Aotearoa/NZ; 1) increased use of ‘Synthetic cannabis’; latest ‘AMB fubinaca’ that has resulted from, the ‘natural Cannabis drought‘ (widely reported). Since the short period … Continue reading

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Social Enterprise

I saw a brief news item, last evening; The World Forum for ‘Social Enterprise’ (new small industries) was recently held in Aotearoa/NZ. One of them was; ‘Hikurangi Enterprises’, a hemp farm in the North island. They recently invited the locals/public … Continue reading

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more Synthetic news

I watched a TV news item, about recent issues around Synthetic drugs; sometimes called Synthetic cannabis/cannabinoids; 1) About 20 deaths have been recorded in Aotearoa/NZ, in the last few months, directly related to these synthetics 2) There have been at … Continue reading

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an alternative political view ?

Aotearoa/NZ moved from FPP (First past the post) to MMP (Mixed member proportional) in 1993 (?), similar to Germany & a few others countries. BUT; there is a major problem with our version (IMHO) the 5% thresh-hold, which is required … Continue reading

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facing possibility

I have thought about a few things I have heard, from the extreme side of Prohibition.. that are a possible future of drug policy in Aotearoa/NZ.. I thought I’d share a few ideas/toku whakaaro; 1) there are VERY powerful groups … Continue reading

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another poll; YES to reform

I see that the NZ Drug foundation has run another poll, with the general election coming soon (23/9/17). The results continue to show that over 65% of respondents still support cannabis reform (decrim. or legal).. that this current Govt. are … Continue reading

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