Tag Archives: Cannabis Policy

frontlines brief

I read these two press release items.. in brief (extracts) from the frontlines: 1) 2020 will unleash greater medicinal cannabis access ‘Last month the Ministry of Health released the final Medicinal Cannabis Scheme, but in the lead up to Christmas … Continue reading

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so much for.. Police Discretion

I just read that a man was arrested & charged with cannabis possession, which he claimed was medicinal; to treat his migraine headaches. Here are some details from the press release: ‘A police callout over a family harm incident led … Continue reading

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recent frontlines

I have been reading the local related news.. here are a few abridged/extract items from the ‘frontlines’ (of the ongoing war): 1) Weed and woo: Separating facts from fiction on the health benefits of cannabis ‘I crave a well informed, … Continue reading

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more inane questions..

It has been a while since the Dep. Leader of opposition, asked a silly, inane question about ‘legalising marihuana’. Here are my paraphrased mental notes: Q #3 to PM) is this Govt. intending to ‘legalise marijuana’ to get rid of … Continue reading

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more inane questions

Listening to NZ parliament today: (paraphrased from notes) Q#2 (from Opposition Drug spokesperson/Dep. Party Ldr.. to P.M.): Does He (acting PM) stand by statements, policies & actions ? A) Yes Supp Q: Why are only 2 parties (out of 5 … Continue reading

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who should we trust ?

I was listening to an interview on radio NZ last evening, with a doctor who is specialising, in medicinal cannabis. He made the following points (paraphrased): 1) currently only 1-2 imported products are available in Aotearoa/NZ: Sativex (GW Pharma UK) … Continue reading

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what are they trying to establish ?

looking at the recent talk around the Cannabis referendum (2020) I actually am wondering what they are actually trying to establish; Whilst the question is sounding like a Y/N to do you support ‘legalisation’ (not well defined) of cannabis (adults … Continue reading

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