Tag Archives: drug misinformation

Ignoring the realities

Whilst many OECD countries have recently started to address the issues around the Failed Drug war (esp. cannabis); here in Aotearoa/NZ these issues are being mostly ignored by ‘power brokers’.. this is very clear in issues around ‘synthetics’: 1) in … Continue reading

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more synthetic nonsense

I hear that several people have been recently admitted to hospital A&E depts., some even dying, after using ‘Synthetic cannabis’. The ongoing issues arising: 1) when ‘synthetics’ first came to the ‘market’.. with names like ‘KRONIC’.. it was broadly known … Continue reading

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another issue

I watched a media discussion program on Al-Jazeera TV recently, the topic was; Youth Suicide. New Zealand is at the top of a recent report. It was stated that this is due to the ‘societal attitude’ to this matter of … Continue reading

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casual coversations

I attended a friend’s birthday yesterday, at the Cannabis Museum in Caversham (he is ‘day manager’)… during the celebrations, there was a visitor (from public) to the museum & I engaged her in ‘casual conversations’ about the herb.. I was … Continue reading

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call for change.. ignored by our Govt.

I just watched a TV interview (current affairs show) with a USA cannabis reform campaigner, from Washington state.. she was in Aotearoa/NZ this week, to attend/speak at a Drug Symposium, in the parliament. She outlined the issues around drug reforms … Continue reading

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Drug testing

I just watched a current affairs item, about issues around testing the chemical components in Ecstasy tabs etc. some issues raised: 1) These drugs/compounds are still, ALL currently illegal, under the current laws (42 years old; Misuse of Drugs act … Continue reading

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frontline chatter

I heard this; from the frontlines.. many ‘experts’ now agree that cannabis reforms will happen, as per the saying ‘but it wont happen overnight’.. a local TV chat show, had the following remarks (paraphrased): 1) we don’t really want to … Continue reading

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