Tag Archives: Big Pharma

Med. Cannabis barrier; Doctors

I just watched a TV news story ; a NZ man who has been told he has about 6 months to live.. dying of Cancer. He has stated that the biggest barrier to getting Medical Cannabis (to relief his chemo … Continue reading

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UK double standards

I read that the UK Govt. are still pushing the ‘official line’ (similar to USA Schedule #1) that ‘Cannabis has no known Medical/Therapeutic Value’ & yet a UN report shows that they are the biggest LEGAL producer of Medicinal Cannabis; … Continue reading

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Opioid epidemic USA

I listened to a USA radio show this morning.. talking about the recent ‘Opioid epidemic’ in USA; It seems that since 2011, the number of addicts & opioid deaths has massively spiked. They explained, the main reasons being: 1) the … Continue reading

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Opioid explosion USA

I saw on TV news, over the last weeks.. several news items about the explosion of Opioids in USA; spec. ‘Fentanyl’ (a ‘big-pharma’ prescription drug). I hear that this drug is somewhere between 50-100X stronger than morphine (or other current … Continue reading

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Legal challenge CBD

I read that the NZ lawyer, who pointed out the ‘loophole’ in MODA (Misuse of Drugs act 1975), that saw a few kiwis bring medicinal cannabis ‘raw herb’ into the country; one months prescription from USA.. until the minister ‘slammed … Continue reading

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Who/What is Big Pharma ?

I often hear that ‘big tobacco’ & ‘big alcohol’ are the main blocks to cannabis law reform (lobbying).. BUT there is another group that sound more challenging on this; BIG Pharma.. so who/what is this ? In Aotearoa/NZ there is … Continue reading

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Cannabis is pharmaceutical ?

I read that the current NZ Assoc. Health minister (resp. Drug Policy) has claimed that cannabis IS pharmaceutical.. this effectively sounds like, he has completely ruled out the use of the raw plant, for any medicinal or therapeutic use/value. He … Continue reading

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