Tag Archives: Cannabis Policy

old habits & opinions

I was watching a clip of the previous NZ Police Union boss, visiting a shop in Colorado.. (posted 2015), here are my ‘observations’: 1) his opening comment was (paraphrased) “If these guys were overseas, they would probably be in Jail“. … Continue reading

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War on WHO ?

I watched an online news story, that alleges that one of Nixon’s chief advisors, was interviewed after Nixon was impeached, about the War on Drugs.. he reportedly gave the following responses: “You want to know what this was really about … Continue reading

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The answer;

THE ANSWER : Top (The Opportunities Party) are ‘in recess’ & the leader from 2017 election is standing down.. but I hear they will be back in 2020, in force.. the more the merrier folks; hopefully still pushing for herbal … Continue reading

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warrantless search upheld

I read that a ‘warrantless search’ was upheld on appeal. A large cannabis growing operation discovered. Here are some excerpts from the press release: ‘Police found 235 cannabis plants at a house in (a north island town), but did not … Continue reading

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Cannabis reform.. not the priority ?

After looking at the prelim. figures from the general election, it seems that cannabis reform is something that many have called for (recent polls) BUT have not seen as the priority, when voting; 1) only about 6,000 people gave their … Continue reading

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Ignoring the realities

Whilst many OECD countries have recently started to address the issues around the Failed Drug war (esp. cannabis); here in Aotearoa/NZ these issues are being mostly ignored by ‘power brokers’.. this is very clear in issues around ‘synthetics’: 1) in … Continue reading

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what might change

I listen to attitudes & am surprised to hear, some seem to think, that cannabis law reform would effectively ‘legitimise drug prohibition’ (black-market) BUT in reality it would change quite a bit; Aotearoa/NZ seems almost afraid to openly discuss it.. … Continue reading

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