Tag Archives: Aotearoa/NZ drug policy

med-cannabis doc. feedback

I just watched ‘newshub nation’ (weekly current affairs NZ); discussing the recent release of a pubic discussion document on: medicinal cannabis changes in Aotearoa/NZ; there were face-to-face responses from: 1) Ms Chloe (Green MP), who said (paraphrased): I/greens are listening … Continue reading

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frontlines in brief

I read these few news items from the frontlines: 1) *Royal College endorses cannabis masterclass* ‘A New Zealand masterclass in medicinal cannabis has been formally endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) – marking a significant … Continue reading

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what are they trying to establish ?

looking at the recent talk around the Cannabis referendum (2020) I actually am wondering what they are actually trying to establish; Whilst the question is sounding like a Y/N to do you support ‘legalisation’ (not well defined) of cannabis (adults … Continue reading

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Med-cannabis company lists on NZX

With the passage of the Medicinal cannabis act, at the end of 2018; I see that a medicinal cannabis company (cannaSouth) is to list on the New Zealand stock-exchange. The details of the legislation are still being finalise, but several … Continue reading

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kudos to pro-reformer folks

With the announcement of the upcoming Referendum (Aotearoa/NZ) on adults personal use of cannabis (aka: Reeferendum 2020).. I have been looking at the issues raised on both sides of the debate: All I can say, to the prohibitionists/anti-reform lots is: … Continue reading

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Civil rights… abuse

I was just watching a TV doco. about musical anthems, for a sector of society who were, until about a decade ago, still widely demonised & abused.. I’m talking about LGBT (‘Gays/Lesbians’ etc.). I see many parallels, with the way … Continue reading

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Response to ‘Mikey’

I have just found this political commentators ‘response to mikey’ (my previous post): https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12239675 Here is the commentary: ‘In a Mike’s Minute commentary this week, (Mikey) told his listeners and readers that the government’s Wellbeing Budget “subscribed $1.9 billion to … Continue reading

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