Tag Archives: End Drug War NZ

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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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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frontlines news

I read & hear these issues, recently: 1) the ‘gateway to hard drugs’ has become obvious in ‘heartland NZ’ with larger numbers of busts for Meth/P, in recent times. Many saying it (‘the gateway’) is nothing to do with cannabis, … Continue reading

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Support from the Right

I read that the NZ ACT party (far-right) have also come out, in support of cannabis law reform. This now leaves just the National (centre-right) party, who lead the current Govt. as the only real block ! The report states: … Continue reading

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discretion used

I have been reading a few news items, on ‘J-day’ in Aotearoa/NZ.. apparently Police ‘used discretion’ when reportedly, not arresting anyone at the 6 events advertised. It’s interesting to hear this, because in several recent medicinal use cases, people were … 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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