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50 years on

I listened to a radio show last evening.. it has been 50 years since the ‘Summer of Love’ in 1967 USA. This was a main ‘highlight’ of the Hippie revolution/counter-culture. In San Francisco’s ‘Haight-Ashbury’ district, ‘freaks’ of all kinds, flooded … Continue reading

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into BAT

I heard a radio current affairs program about; Big Tobacco in USA, under the ‘new administration’.. here in Aotearoa/NZ there is a ‘grey market’ forming after tax hikes to try & ‘reduce consumption’. This includes moves to plain packaging & … Continue reading

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Nevada makes Five

I hear on the news, that another USA state has legalised recreational cannabis.. & Nevada makes 5 The story said people queued in Las Vegas, to get the first purchases of legal herb, BUT they said it is very strictly … Continue reading

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Conflict of Evidence

I just watched a brief news item, about the issues of ‘stoned driving’ in USA; they said that in several states, (Colorado, Washington etc.) where recreational use is now legal.. the number of motor vehicle accident, insurance claims has jumped … Continue reading

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on spirituality

I have heard many of the stories of ‘holy herb’ & other ‘sacraments’ of various religions.. so I thought I’d put a few thoughts together; 1) often the word ‘sacrament’ is associated in the western christian faiths, with ‘bread & … Continue reading

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Report UNODC

I saw a brief news item.. the UN Office of Drugs & Crime, have released their annual report.. the report said, that about 255million people worldwide ‘use illegal drugs’ & only 1 in 6 get access to treatment ! I … Continue reading

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other healthier views

I watched a TV lecture by a nutritionist, talking about ‘ingesting healthy things, gives a healthier body’. (I tend to agree, she was a ‘total picture of health’) She listed : Sugar, wheat, caffeine, alcohol, tobacco & Drugs; in the … Continue reading

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