Tag Archives: Cannabis Law Reform

Election debate – Maori TV

I have been watching many of the TV debates, in the run up to this weekends’ General Election. The mainstream channels have been limiting their participants, to political parties currently in parliament or that have previously had MPs. Last evening … Continue reading

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Another call for reform

With less than a week to the General election (23/9/17), a new political party have renewed their calls for cannabis law reform; The Opportunities Party (TOP). Many see this party as filing the ‘Blue-Green’ gap.. having environmental policies & Cannabis … Continue reading

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All quiet on the kiwi-front

As I’ve said many times.. Aotearoa/NZ is severely lagging behind, at the ‘back of the pack’ (among OECD) on cannabis/drug reform. In the run up to the general election, there was a flurry of media interest, in what the political … Continue reading

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still on the fence

I recently watched a TV interview with the current NZ Police minister, discussing recent issues.. one was ‘Drugs’: 1) their priority is to see more Police on the beat/streets, keeping ‘Law & Order’ (ie Prohibition) 2) concern about recent news … Continue reading

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call for change.. ignored by our Govt.

I just watched a TV interview (current affairs show) with a USA cannabis reform campaigner, from Washington state.. she was in Aotearoa/NZ this week, to attend/speak at a Drug Symposium, in the parliament. She outlined the issues around drug reforms … Continue reading

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miseducation ?

I read a media release on ‘cannabis harm prevention’ from a NZ university, masters graduate.. BUT having read through this, I think it’s about ‘miseducation’ (IMHO) rather than addressing; FACTS. She reportedly spent time interviewing Police in Aotearoa/NZ & overseas, … Continue reading

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Support from the Right

I read that the NZ ACT party (far-right) have also come out, in support of cannabis law reform. This now leaves just the National (centre-right) party, who lead the current Govt. as the only real block ! The report states: … Continue reading

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