Tag Archives: Cannabis Law Reform

Referendum.. concerns

I was reading a press release from a TV journo. titled; 10 Things the Govt. needs to consider (regarding the announced referendum): 1. What’s the point? 2. What does legalising cannabis mean? 3. Do we want a market like alcohol … Continue reading

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Letter to Editor

I just wrote a letter to editor; local newspaper. I will see if they publish it.. The Editor submitted for consideration, letters to editor section; I am writing on the recent announcements, about possible cannabis law reforms. Firstly, it is … Continue reading

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a Fav Song

In light of the recent announcements (not wishing to jump the gun) I was thinking about songs that seemed apt.. I keep hearing this in my head: ‘When the WAR is over’ (by Aussie band COLD CHISEL): btw; in my … Continue reading

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Reeferendum part of deal

The final decision on the NZ General Election, will see a change of Govt. with; the Labour party doing a coalition deal with two smaller parties. As part of the agreement with the NZ Green Party, it was announced that … Continue reading

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Industry collusion ?

There is evidence that a group of USA industrialists colluded with the prohibitionist groups & the media, to get rid of ‘their enemy’; the Cannabis plant.. in 1930s. When I look at the world, 70 odd years on, methinks there … Continue reading

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an alternative political view ?

Aotearoa/NZ moved from FPP (First past the post) to MMP (Mixed member proportional) in 1993 (?), similar to Germany & a few others countries. BUT; there is a major problem with our version (IMHO) the 5% thresh-hold, which is required … Continue reading

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Vote in limbo

The preliminary election count, has left the country ‘in limbo’ with neither of the two ‘major parties’ in a position to form a Govt. Under our MMP voting system, this means they have to negotiate with the ‘minor parties’ (only … Continue reading

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