Tag Archives: Aotearoa/NZ drug policy

What does Helen say ?

I wrote a post a while ago.. about comments from prominent NZers, on cannabis reform issues. It was inspired, after the passing of Med-cannabis advocate; Helen K Well in more recent times another ‘Kiwi Helen’ (ex-PM, now part of a … Continue reading

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the 100 years WAR

At 11am on 11th November (11th month) 1918 (11/11/11).. the guns, finally fell silent.. ‘the War to End all wars’ armistice was declared. That was 100 years ago; but the War on cannabis has raged for most of this whole … Continue reading

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smokin’

It seems the tide of drug reform is still rising, but one thing keeps coming up; Aotearoa/NZ has a commitment to be ‘Smoke Free’ by 2025. This was put in place as a harm reduction/use strategy for TOBACCO, but seems … Continue reading

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it aint over yet

I keep hearing that Medicinal cannabis is ‘a done deal’ here in Aotearoa/NZ, but until I see the law pass.. I will not really believe it ! There are several ‘start up’ cannabis companies, being seen in the MSM.. but … Continue reading

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another NZ med-canna startup

I read that another Medicinal cannabis startup company is underway in Aotearoa/NZ. Here are some details from the Press release: ‘A start-up in New Zealand’s burgeoning cannabis scene is asking investors for $20 million in backing.’ ‘Zeacann, which recently rebranded … Continue reading

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Reeferendum.. “take it seriously”

A new political party, formed before; Election 2017 (The Opportunities Party, aka ‘TOP’) in Aotearoa/NZ, is calling on the Govt. to “Take the Cannabis Referendum seriously“. I read the following in a press release: ‘After a disappointing year of inaction … Continue reading

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Global Drug Policy ideas

I have watched a couple of interviews recently with an ex-NZ Prime minister & an ex-President of Switzerland; both are now on the ‘Global Commission for Drug Policy’. Here are some of the points raised: 1) the basic policy of … Continue reading

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