Tag Archives: Drug Control Policy

Medicinal confusion

I recently read a letter-to-Editor, published in Sept-Oct 2017 Edition of ‘OrganicNZ’ magazine; http://www.organicnz.org.nz (some lines copied here, with permission from the Editor). The letter was in response to an article titled ‘cutting-edge cannabis medicine’ in the Jul-Aug edition. To … Continue reading

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The Broken system

There is a saying; ‘If its not broken, then why fix it’ & in the context of Drug policy in Aotearoa/NZ this is still the contentious issue. Well I say it is definitely BROKEN & it is time it was … Continue reading

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Cannabis reform.. not the priority ?

After looking at the prelim. figures from the general election, it seems that cannabis reform is something that many have called for (recent polls) BUT have not seen as the priority, when voting; 1) only about 6,000 people gave their … Continue reading

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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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