Tag Archives: Alternative views

Synthetics are not Cannabis

There has been quite a bit of talk in the media about the harm of ‘Synthetic cannabis’ in Aotearoa/NZ.. BUT the truth is; these ‘Drugs’ are not cannabis. I read these words, on a TVNZ website: ‘Forget cannabis’ – Doctor … Continue reading

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Govt. to continue WAR

I see in the news, that regardless of changes occurring in other OECD countries, the incumbent Govt. in Aotearoa/NZ is staunchly maintaining the WAR on Drugs; spec. Meth/P. A report that was due to be released (shelved ?), reportedly showed … Continue reading

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angry opinion

I was commenting on another blog about, 8-9 recent deaths in Aotearoa/NZ, attributed to ‘Synthetic Cannabis’ which if truth be known, contain no THC/CBDs.. but some people seem to choose over the natural herb. I wrote that it was squarely … Continue reading

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50 years on

I listened to a radio show last evening.. it has been 50 years since the ‘Summer of Love’ in 1967 USA. This was a main ‘highlight’ of the Hippie revolution/counter-culture. In San Francisco’s ‘Haight-Ashbury’ district, ‘freaks’ of all kinds, flooded … Continue reading

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on spirituality

I have heard many of the stories of ‘holy herb’ & other ‘sacraments’ of various religions.. so I thought I’d put a few thoughts together; 1) often the word ‘sacrament’ is associated in the western christian faiths, with ‘bread & … Continue reading

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harsher views ?

I hear on a recent TV news program, that an ex-MP (Mana party) who is standing in this years NZ election, has said he wants real action on the ‘Meth/P epidemic’ in Aotearoa/NZ, esp. in Northland. He even said that … Continue reading

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what is Gruel ?

When I was a kid, I heard that the poorest folks often ate a ‘porridge’ called ‘Gruel’ (19th century ?).. but I had no idea until recently, what it was/is ? Interestingly it is also connected to the DRUG WAR.. … Continue reading

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