Tag Archives: Drug Laws

Freedom of speech

I was watching a TV news interview/debate about the recent killings at a magazine in France.. one of the interviewees got a bit ‘hot under the collar’ about his perceptions about ‘freedom of speech’. He attacked the interviewer & said … Continue reading

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Drug laws for ‘Dummies’

Thinking about the Radio interview (my last post) & other comments over the years.. one thing that I tend to think about the ‘Drug laws’ is that many people are totally ignorant about them, whilst just ‘laying down & quietly’ … Continue reading

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Preferred option ?

I often read ‘stuff’ about the previous (prior to 20th century.. not illegal & widely available for medicinal & personal use) & current legal status, of Cannabis (& other DRUGS) & also many comments from all sides on their preference … Continue reading

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Another mixed message ?

I heard about the Symposium (Cannabis & Health) that ran in Auckland recently. I have been trying to find some outcomes on the NZ Drug foundation website.. so far very little. One thing has caught my eye: a survey on … Continue reading

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Symposium on Cannabis

I was just watching a TV news item.. there is to be a symposium on cannabis over this weekend in Auckland (NZ largest city). The item featured an interview with an Australian ‘expert’ who mentioned the following things (maybe setting … Continue reading

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MORE Reefer Madness

I was just reading on another website that a Doctor in the NZ Drug foundation has stated that Cannabis use ’causes’ Schizophrenia ! The item says that this, is echoes of the 1930-40s ‘Reefer madness’ & other propaganda. If this … Continue reading

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Political spin

I watched the NZ parliament yesterday, two issues were raised: 1) A petition (signed by over 1000) was received that was calling for a ban on Synthetic drugs (currently regulated by new Psychoactive substances bill) 2) An MP asked the … Continue reading

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