Tag Archives: Aotearoa/NZ drug policy

NZ PM refused to sign

I read that 129 countries (out of 140) have agreed to sign up to an agreement (at UN), with USA to ‘take further action in the WAR on DRUGS’.. but our PM is not one of them. It seems that … Continue reading

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SO.. who broke the law ?

I see in a local news report, that a University administrator (Proctor) reportedly entered some student flats, to ‘deliver pamphlets’ without the permission of the tenants & he removed several ‘Bongs’ (cannabis pipes). One of the students was asleep & … Continue reading

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more synthetic harms

There has been much debate recently, about the increased number of people being harmed or even dying from using ‘Synthetic cannabinoids’ in Aotearoa/NZ. After the passage of the ‘Psychoactive Substance Act’ several years ago, that legally regulated these drugs; BUT … Continue reading

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an official reply ?

I went to my local chemist shop this morning.. to get a prescription filled. I asked the chemist ‘Have you heard any updates on medicinal cannabis/CBDs etc. (in NZ) ?’ He replied.. (paraphrased) ‘It will still likely be many years … Continue reading

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Politics of Meth.

I hear today, that the new Housing Minister of Aotearoa/NZ has offered an ‘official apology’ to about 800 tenants, for being ‘unlawfully evicted’ due to Meth/P testing in state houses, under the policy of the previous ‘Right-wing’ Govt. ! Over … Continue reading

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Synthetic Elephant

I see that the previous Assoc. Health Minister (Drug Policy) in Aotearoa/NZ has come out & said that we need ‘urgent action’ on synthetics.. to avoid further harm ! This is the same guy who.. as Minister (in Previous Govt.) … Continue reading

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Weed Nuns Aotearoa

In about March, I saw a news item on NZ TV about, Sister Kate & her order of Beguine Nuns in Merced California, who grow & produce Cannabis-based medicines, balms etc. Just today I saw a link on a recent … Continue reading

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