Tag Archives: Drug policy

beyond civil oppression

I watched Michael Moore’s latest doco. last evening; ‘Where to Invade Next’. He started out saying, that USA had invaded so many countries since WW2 & had mostly LOST & failed to bring ‘their version of democracy‘ to these countries.. … Continue reading

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Quotes from both sides

I was watching a few docos. recently & copied these quotes from both sides of the ‘Drug war Divide’ : “Make the most of Hempseed.. sow it everywhere” G Washington (PotUS) 1794 “We will NOT permit American farmers to grow … Continue reading

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just a thought

If it is true.. that you can’t grow industrial hemp without the drug, does this also mean you can’t grow hops for beer ; Scientific name is also ‘Cannabaceae’. Another cousin of Cannabis (aka ‘MJ’) I thought that Aotearoa/NZ was … Continue reading

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Prison population.. addendum

just adding to my comments, about the exploding prison population in Aotearoa/NZ, where there are urgent calls to build yet ANOTHER Prison.. I just watched a brief TV news item, a kiwi journo reporting from Holland, on the issue stated … Continue reading

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Through the looking glass

I often hear all the negative comments about Cannabis use: 1) Mental health concerns 2) loss of job & travel opportunities 3) anti-social behaviour 4) involved in crime BUT if you take a look at all these issues.. ‘through the … Continue reading

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Germany’s cannabis laws

There has been a lot of talk, in the media recently, about law reforms in USA states & Canada. USA still has Prohibition (Sch #1) at the federal level, but allows ‘more relaxed laws’ at the state levels; currently 29 … Continue reading

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Whose stats are correct ?

I was just watching an interview with a visiting USA ‘Drug Expert’ in Aotearoa/NZ. All the info. he was ‘supplying’ seemed counter to the generally reported, stuff coming out the USA. He stated: 1) In USA states, that have legalised/dcrim. … Continue reading

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