Tag Archives: Drug policy

Police Association focus on Cannabis

I read that the NZ Police Association is focusing on cannabis, at an upcoming conference. BUT contrary to their previous policy of Zero-tolerance (?), it sounds like they are looking at the issues; ‘post-Reeferendum’ on or before our next election … Continue reading

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more talk BUT little action

There has been much talk.. BUT little action on drug reform recently in Aotearoa/NZ. With the news of 45 deaths in the past year, attributed to ‘synthetic cannabinoids’. (Elephant in the room.. being ignored) There are louder calls, from the … Continue reading

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SO.. who broke the law ?

I see in a local news report, that a University administrator (Proctor) reportedly entered some student flats, to ‘deliver pamphlets’ without the permission of the tenants & he removed several ‘Bongs’ (cannabis pipes). One of the students was asleep & … Continue reading

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Med-Cannabis V Opioids

I keep hearing that the ‘jury is still out’ (esp. in Aotearoa/NZ) on the genuine, medicinal use of cannabis (aka ‘marijuana’) for treatment of pain.. BUT I just watched this video, from USA (F-Bk) saying that it should be the … Continue reading

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Lebanon.. Med-cannabis

I see a news report (Al Jazeera) that the authorities in Lebanon are talking about medicinal cannabis law reform.. some info. from the press release: ‘According to the UN, Lebanon is one of the largest producers and exporters of cannabis … Continue reading

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NZers discuss the cannabis issues

I just watched an online feed from, a recent panel discussion in Auckland NZ.. from the Cannabis reform group ‘Start the Conversation’ They are mainly covering the ‘often trod ground’ around medicinal cannabis & the proposed ‘Reeferendum’.. it is good … Continue reading

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Workplace drug tests under review

I read a press release/opinion piece, from a Professor at NYU about the widespread use of ‘Workplace drug tests’ & how they are being used to prevent some people from gaining employment.. if they fail a test for ‘illicit drugs’. … Continue reading

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