Tag Archives: Drug Control Policy

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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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DEA don’t give up

I read that the DEA (USA Drug Enforcement Admin.) has rescheduled all cannabis extracts as Schedule 1 (they just don’t give up), including CBD (for medicinal use).. the issue being, schedule 1 states: ‘most open to abuse & no known … Continue reading

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Drug policy update

I read that the Green Party of Aotearoa/NZ, has released a new policy document titled: ‘Drug Law Reform policy’. The party has always led the pack (amongst those in parliament) on drug law reform ideas.. BUT in recent years this … Continue reading

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a glimmer of hope

I have been led to believe, that as long as this current right-wing Govt. remains in power, in Aotearoa/NZ.. there will likely be no further drug reforms, in the forseeable future. Well.. yesterday there was a surprise resignation of the … Continue reading

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