Tag Archives: Debate

start the conversation

I read that there is to be a ‘Great debate’ in the Auckland Town Hall; Monday 27/6/16.. at 7pm ‘Key public figures are set to assemble at the Auckland Town Hall next week to host a public discussion on the … Continue reading

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Points of view

In light of the TV interview, with the Police/Corrections minister, I got into a ‘debate’ on another blog-site, who also had it as a topic. I ‘dared to suggest’ that decrim./regulation could be a solution.. ‘take it from the hands … Continue reading

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A few questions

At the Street festival, on saturday.. there was also some reasonable discussion & even some genuine questions.. which I did my best to address: 1) a young girl (early teens ?) ask me which I thought was worst : Tobacco … Continue reading

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Talkback reponse

I listened briefly to some radio talkback.. responding to the latest statements on medicinal cannabis: 1) the host (like other reporters) constantly called it ‘Medical Marijuana’ which tends to grate on me, as the minister has stated clearly that he … Continue reading

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UK Pot debate

I read that in-light of a large petition (over 200,000 online signed) the UK parliament is set to debate the cannabis issue/reforms on 12 October. I had read, that there were already several comments ‘out there’.. that their Govt. have … Continue reading

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Poll stats

I watched a TV debate last evening (‘The Vote’). The topic was whether NZers are losing confidence in our Police. Several issues were raised on both sides: (my paraphrasing) The pro-side (including 2 lawyers & an ex-MP) : 1) Pictures … Continue reading

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Uruguay says YES

I have recently read/heard that Uruguay is breaking more ground in the Drug war. They are about to pass laws to regulate cannabis. The ‘State’ will apparently grow & supply it to ‘registered users’ (both medicinal & recreational/personal use). I … Continue reading

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