Tag Archives: Drug policy

Nepali shift of focus

I read that the use of cannabis in Nepal is moving from ‘smoking herb’ (1960s – ) to wider uses as hemp clothing.. some lines from a press release: ‘Hippies flocked to Nepal in the 1960s and ’70s, drawn by … Continue reading

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Med-cannabis company lists on NZX

With the passage of the Medicinal cannabis act, at the end of 2018; I see that a medicinal cannabis company (cannaSouth) is to list on the New Zealand stock-exchange. The details of the legislation are still being finalise, but several … Continue reading

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bye bye YourNZ

I think I have mentioned, that I have also written quite a bit on another blog (comments section); ‘YourNZ’ The blogger was a local political candidate once.. YourNZ was a political blog, covering a diverse spectrum of topics.. even some … Continue reading

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in brief.. frontlines

I see two recent news items; drug testing & synthetic opioids.. in Mehico 1) a report has come out that shows that ‘authorities’ have been ‘drug testing’ water in sewers across Aotearoa/NZ. They are trying to determine, where the highest … Continue reading

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news items… frontlines

I have been reading these items: 1) World Health Organisation (WHO) has recommended that Cannabis be removed from the ‘Dangerous narcotic drugs’ list. ‘It seemed that this moment would never come, but, after forty-seven years, *cannabis could leave Single Convention … Continue reading

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in brief – frontlines

I read these brief items.. from the frontlines: 1) the upcoming ‘Reeferendum 2020’ (personal cannabis use – Aotearoa/NZ) is reported to be costing the tax-payer $2.2mil. (similar to the failed Flag one – previous Govt.). BUT if cannabis reform progresses, … Continue reading

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more M-J questions

another day listening to Question-time in NZ Parliament Q2 supps. (paraphrased) from the Dep. Opposition Leader/Drug policy spokesperson: …. Legalise Marijuana ! …..Legalise MARIJUANA !! ….LEGALISE M-A-R-I-J-U-A-N-A !!! The P.M. answered these by repetitively saying (paraphrased) ‘Its to be a … Continue reading

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