Tag Archives: Cannabis Policy

Medicinal march 422

I read that about 200 protesters assembled in Aotea Square in Akld. NZ, yesterday (422) to publically call for better access to cannabis.. for medicinal/therapeutic uses. The report included these remarks: ‘Medicinal cannabis protesters march along Auckland’s Queen St on … Continue reading

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medical what

I still get insensed, when I hear prof. journos. using the slang name (‘marijuana’) in the medicinal context. It seems that they are deliberately ‘courting controversy’ using a ‘mixed metaphor’ so to speak. I watched a NZ current affairs show … Continue reading

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OIA data

I recently downloaded data released, under the OIA (Official Information act) about Cannabis convictions (over 10 years) in Aotearoa/NZ, that resulted in imprisonment or home detention.. BUT does NOT include; Fines, community service or court ordered supervision (OR discharged). Here … Continue reading

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Arrests decline ?

I read that NZ Police say they are moving their priority, for drug arrests; stating they are focusing on cultivation & supply, rather than just possession (spec. Cannabis). The report includes this comment from a senior Police spokesperson: “Alternative resolutions … Continue reading

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what’s the priority

I read comments on another site.. someone sez (paraphrase) ‘better to be with a party (with cannabis as just one policy) that is IN parliament, than go out on a limb with a party who see cannabis reform as their … Continue reading

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post USA election ?

It will be interesting to see which direction, the next USA President will take ‘Drug Policy’ (esp. cannabis reforms). I watched the first 2 debates & a summary of the 3rd.. they were just full of mudslinging & hardly any … Continue reading

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Global frontlines

I read the following items, from the global frontlines of the DRUG war: 1) the leader of the NZ Labour party continues to send ‘mixed messages’ about the party’s likely position on cannabis law reform (potential) IF they move to … Continue reading

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