Tag Archives: drug misinformation

more harmful !?

I read that there has been a surge in ‘synthetic cannabis’ use in Aotearoa/NZ in recent times.. this come on top of the doubling of meth/P arrests/seizures. BUT still prohibition/zero-tolerance reigns ‘A Tauranga social service agency is warning we could … 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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WAR on lies

I read a recent article that a visiting med-cannabis scholar is effectively calling our minister (drug policy) a liar ! Also new political party are saying something similar.. they are calling for ‘harm reduction’ by allowing a regulated market place. … Continue reading

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no magic bullet

I read that the claims, that cannabis can cure everything from headaches to cancer.. are being rebutted, by many ‘experts’.. fair enough The main issue being that prohibition, all but, put a stop to its genuine use.. much of the … Continue reading

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Drugs in sport

I hear that 3 high-profile, NZ sportsmen were busted for cocaine possession/use recently. They have reportedly been stood down from their positions, by the ‘sporting authority’ & maybe face prosecution before the courts ? The report said these guys were … Continue reading

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Med-use Doco

I just watched a rerun of an Australian doco. about medicinal cannabis. The following issues caught my attention: 1) a doctor was struck off the medical register for supplying cannabis oil, to his patients 2) a doctor in Israel stated … Continue reading

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what was ‘unintended’ ?

I hear that at the height, of the 1950-60s, when the ‘war on cannabis/drugs’ was really raging, there was discussion about ‘Unintended Consequences’ that seem to result from this hysterical/draconian endevour to wipe out the cannabis/MARIHUANA/marijuana plant. These included: 1) … Continue reading

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