Tag Archives: current-events

quotes OK

I received a ‘request’ in my spam queue; asking if they could copy some details from one of my posts, onto their facebook page ? As the ‘writer’ did not actually mention the topic (as I’ve said before) I did … Continue reading

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Despatches from frontlines

I see the following issues, fresh from the frontlines of the Drug War: 1) Canada’s house of commons have voted to legalise cannabis (personal use) & it now goes to their senate.. 2) The Texas Republicans have endorsed ‘Marijuana Decriminalisation’.. … Continue reading

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to vape or not.. that is the question

I watched a brief news item on ‘vaping’ (nicotine) in Aotearoa/NZ. The following issues were raised/discussed: 1) in light of a proposed ‘smoke-free NZ’ (cigarettes) by 2025 target. Is this actually a safer option ? 2) Is it even considered … Continue reading

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The people have spoken

Regarding; the current NZ Govt. (Medicinal cannabis) bill, before parliament select committee. I made a written submission, but did not go to parliament, in person (Wellington) to give an oral one. I watched quite a few of the oral submissions … Continue reading

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media misinfo.

I just watched a TV news item; a ‘Drug dealer on parole’ in Belgium has shot two Police officers.. It was not until they put the footage on, that they ‘just happened to mention’ that whilst he was in prison, … Continue reading

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more Meth myths

I just saw a TV news item.. the NZ Govt. ‘top science advisor’ has stated that the ‘contamination threshold‘ for Meth/P, in state houses have been massively overstated, verging on hysteria/disinfo. led by the previous, right-wing Govt. He said that … Continue reading

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another by-election

With the departure of another ‘rat off the ship of state’.. the electorate of Northcote (North Shore Auckland) are due to have a by-election in June. Here are the party’s putting up candidates: ACT NZ, National party, Dems/Social Credit, Labour … Continue reading

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