Tag Archives: Drug Control Policy

Med-canna stats NZ

I recently came across a graph with the stats. of medicinal cannabis (legal) approvals, in Aotearoa/NZ over the last decade.. bearing in mind, that only one ‘Big Pharma’ product was legally available until recently.. now there are; TWO. All cannabis … Continue reading

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from global frontlines

I have been reading quite a few stories on cannabis issues.. from the global frontlines of the Drug War: 1) Hemp is being seen a ‘saviour crop’ in parts of Africa.. a whole raft of issues from food security to … Continue reading

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Drug Policy views

I just watched a clip of NZ previous Prime Minister & UN commissioner, talking about ‘evidence-based drug policy’ (put up by NZ Drug Foundation, March 2018). She says that whilst she no longer has ‘political power to make change’ she … Continue reading

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Police chief says legalise it

I read that the Police Chief in Durham (UK) is calling for cannabis legalisation. These comments & quotes from a press release: ‘A chief constable has called for the ban on cannabis to be scrapped, arguing that it damages public … Continue reading

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quotes OK

I received a ‘request’ in my spam queue; asking if they could copy some details from one of my posts, onto their facebook page ? As the ‘writer’ did not actually mention the topic (as I’ve said before) I did … Continue reading

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Political Weed

I read that 4 cannabis plants were found growing, in the grounds of Japan’s parliament building in Tokyo.. The report says Japan has a strict ‘no-tolerance’ attitude to drugs. Possession of even the smallest amount of cannabis carries a jail … Continue reading

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Medical research in NZ

Even though the Govt. bill to allow ‘broader access’ to medicinal cannabis, is still in the NZ Parliamentary select committee stage.. I read that a research permit (to grow medicinal cannabis) has been granted to a company.. which is part … Continue reading

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