Tag Archives: Drug Control Policy

dreams of ordinary men

When I think of the things I’d like to see on the drug reform issues front.. I keep hearing the old Kiwi song by Dragon.. ‘the Dreams of ordinary men’.. amen It seems that when many hear talk of this … Continue reading

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what is Gruel ?

When I was a kid, I heard that the poorest folks often ate a ‘porridge’ called ‘Gruel’ (19th century ?).. but I had no idea until recently, what it was/is ? Interestingly it is also connected to the DRUG WAR.. … Continue reading

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the other issue

Most people who are concerned about drug issues.. esp. cannabis prohibition, tend to look at medicinal & recreational uses.. but there is another issue; HEMP. I had heard of ‘hemp’ or Indian hemp, but it was not until I bought … Continue reading

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I have been weighing up the stuff, I rant about & thought I’d re-clarify a few things: 1) I do not promote drug use.. but I do not support prohibition as the only control mechanism, in fact its a total … Continue reading

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what was ‘unintended’ ?

I hear that at the height, of the 1950-60s, when the ‘war on cannabis/drugs’ was really raging, there was discussion about ‘Unintended Consequences’ that seem to result from this hysterical/draconian endevour to wipe out the cannabis/MARIHUANA/marijuana plant. These included: 1) … Continue reading

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Parole countdown

I just watched a TV news item.. the Parole countdown is ticking, for Ms. Schapelle Corby to finally leave Bali & return home, to Australia ! Many people (worldwide) are likely aware of the issue that brought Ms Corby to … Continue reading

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Medicinal misinfo.

Recently it was reported, that several patients had brought Medicinal cannabis into Aotearoa/NZ from USA, due to a ‘loophole’ in the law. The Govt. Minister has recently ‘slammed the door closed’ on this, stating that; as it is only a … Continue reading

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