Tag Archives: Drug Law Reform

where will we be in 50

Im guessing the ‘hippies’ in 1968 never thought ’50 years from now.. people will laugh at how ridiculous it (canna_prohibition) all was’ but likely not thinking it would still be illegal in many places, two generations on; interestingly that there … Continue reading

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more news from the frontlines

I read several news items from the ‘Frontlines of the Drug war‘.. here are some brief lines, from press releases : 1) a Northland (NZ) ‘Grey Power’ group (Aged Care) are disputing that they support medicinal cannabis advocacy.. something that … Continue reading

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huge spike in synthetics deaths

I read that there is a real concern about a huge spike in the number of people dying from chemicals called ‘synthetic cannabis’.. some details from press release: ‘Provisional figures from the coroner show between 40 – 45 people died … Continue reading

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poll inconsistencies

I see from the recent, NZ Drug foundation poll on cannabis, that about 66% (2/3) support personal use & similar number.. personal home growing, but only about 40% (>1/3) support a legal commercial market; selling in shops etc., similar to … Continue reading

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Cracks appearing ?

I see that the USA Federal Drug Admin. (FDA) has approved the cannabis-based drug ‘Epidiolex’ (made by UK company; GW Pharma). It is a CBD-rich extract, used to treat neurological conditions, such as Epilepsy. There has been a lot of … Continue reading

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Cannabis Ambassadors

I read that a Cannabis law reform group in Aotearoa/NZ (under the banner ‘Start the conversation’) have recruited some high-profile ‘Ambassadors’ to help champion the cause, including a world-famous NZ Actress (L.L.). I read the following, from press release: ‘Dunedin … Continue reading

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more despatches.. frontlines

I read a couple more items from the frontlines of the Drug War: 1) a man in a dressing gown was busted (in Sth Island NZ) for a ‘pocket full of pot’ (19 grams), some more stashed in a breakfast … Continue reading

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