Tag Archives: Drug Law Reform

BIGGEST hurdles

Looking at recent events, both globally & in Aotearoa/NZ, I’ve been thinking about, what the biggest hurdles to drug law reform are: 1) Police 2) Customs 3) Courts 4) Corrections 5) Politicians 6) Doctors & ‘experts’ 7) Drug testing industry … Continue reading

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Colorado conversations

I heard a discussion on the radio, covering issues around ‘Legal, regulated cannabis’ in Colorado & other USA states: 1) there are apparently more cannabis shops in Denver than a certain ‘global fast-food takeaway’ chain 2) it was mentioned that … Continue reading

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Time for change

I read that the NZ Drug foundation, say the time is right for cannabis reforms in Aotearoa/NZ, in light of 3 more USA states recently legalising recreational use: California, Massachusetts & Nevada. I read the following issues: ‘In the state … Continue reading

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petition : Medicinal

about a half an hour ago, a petition was reported in the new zealand parliament.. signed by Ms Rose R. & 17k+ others calling for legislative change on the medicinal use of cannabis in this country. it was referred to … Continue reading

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Possible option for Reform

It seems that Aotearoa/NZ is calling for ‘relaxing of Drug laws’.. especially medicinal cannabis. This Right-wing Govt. are just sitting, squarely on the fence & doing very little to implement any further changes. I look at the changes that have … Continue reading

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Opposition Leader says “Law Reform”

I read on a few websites, that the NZ Opposition Leader (Labour Party) says that if they get into power (at 2017 election) they will reform the current drug laws, to allow further access to medicinal cannabis. A press release … Continue reading

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Alternative point of view

I watched a follow-up ‘Story’ (current affairs) program on TV this evening. They interviewed a young man, (22 yrs) who grew up in a small town in NZs North Island, that has a high level of illegal drug use. These … Continue reading

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