Tag Archives: current-events

a mood for change ?

I watched a weekly current affairs show this morning.. they were discussing the recent debates/issues arising, around cannabis/drug laws & the upcoming UN conference (UNGASS). 1) They started with an interview with the Assoc. Health minister (resp. Drug Policy) who … Continue reading

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Public discussion

I attended a local street market today.. I sat on a stall, setup by the NZ Cannabis museum (located in Dunedin). Whilst we didn’t make loads of cash.. we covered our costs & more importantly got to have a wide-ranging … Continue reading

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More misinformation

Again listening to talkback radio : the hosts were saying that a recent newspaper story says that it has been revealed that certain reports of Police & by Politicians into the success in the Drug War are totally MISINFORMATION.. They … Continue reading

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Eye in the sky !

I watched a TV news story yesterday.. interview with the head of the NZ Police union. Their latest acquisition in the WAR against crime, is an unmanned drone (airplane) complete with infrared heat detection. The interviewee responded to a question … Continue reading

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Doco: High Time ?

Last evening I watched a documentary on TV, titled : High Time ? The title appears two-fold in its suggestion.. is it about having a ‘High Time'(on drugs) or is it ‘High time’ we look at law reform (of cannabis … Continue reading

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Testing ‘Legal Highs’

The latest ‘controversy’ around the drug war in Aotearoa/NZ is the testing of these substances that are called ‘Legal highs’ : tablets that mimic ‘ecstasy’ & plant matter with ingredients that mimic cannabis. The controversy is that the Govt. regime … Continue reading

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Other voices in the ‘Americas’

I recently heard that there are other voices in ‘the Americas’ that do not agree with the USA-led War on Drugs; Mexico, Central & South American countries(source of much of the Cannabis & Cocaine that floods to USA black-market).. I … Continue reading

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