Tag Archives: double-standards

about face on hemp

I was listening to the NZ parliament yesterday.. the ‘new plot’ by the opposition party, is to introduce a large number of small but similar, SOPs (Supp. order papers.. bill changes) to Govt. bill’s during committee stage.. filibustering to the … Continue reading

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Med-Cannabis V Opioids

I keep hearing that the ‘jury is still out’ (esp. in Aotearoa/NZ) on the genuine, medicinal use of cannabis (aka ‘marijuana’) for treatment of pain.. BUT I just watched this video, from USA (F-Bk) saying that it should be the … Continue reading

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Lebanon.. Med-cannabis

I see a news report (Al Jazeera) that the authorities in Lebanon are talking about medicinal cannabis law reform.. some info. from the press release: ‘According to the UN, Lebanon is one of the largest producers and exporters of cannabis … Continue reading

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Green Fairy court date

I read that a ‘Green Fairy’ (med-cannabis grower/supplier) & cannabis activist, (her Son Alex (RIP), was first ‘legal cannabis’ case, approved in NZ) has a court date : Nelson courthouse, on 5 October 2018 at 2PM, to defend her charges. … Continue reading

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Lucy on Canna-Laws

I have posted recently on ‘Start the Conversation’; a group of cannabis activists & ‘experts’ who are promoting law reform.. by open & honest conversation/debate on the issues. One of their spokespeople is a kiwi actor (famously Xena, Warrior Princess) … Continue reading

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NZers discuss the cannabis issues

I just watched an online feed from, a recent panel discussion in Auckland NZ.. from the Cannabis reform group ‘Start the Conversation’ They are mainly covering the ‘often trod ground’ around medicinal cannabis & the proposed ‘Reeferendum’.. it is good … Continue reading

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Decrim by stealth.. Misinfo

I keep hearing that Aotearoa/NZ has effectively ‘decriminalised cannabis.. by stealth’, meaning that may Police are apparently turning a ‘blind eye’ to personal use.. BUT if you read other stats, this is again; just plain Misinfo. I read this latest … Continue reading

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