Tag Archives: Govt. policy

Submission close today

As I’ve mentioned a few times.. the NZ Govt. Medicinal Cannabis amendment bill, is before the Health Select Committee, for public submissions. I believe it closes today at 3pm ! Whilst this bill falls very short, of what many in … Continue reading

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Fear of submission

I read that there is apparently, a genuine fear amongst kiwis, of submitting to the Govt. medicinal cannabis bill (currently before parliament, health select committee), due to close tomorrow 21/3/18 ? The head of a medicinal cannabis users support group, … 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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Maintaining the myths

I read that a previously unreleased report has been obtained through an ‘Official Information act’ request from NZ Govt. The person receiving the report (a Lawyer) made the following observations/comments: ‘The previously unreleased document said studies showed alcohol and tobacco … Continue reading

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‘Clearly defined’ Med-use in NZ

I downloaded a recent Govt. statement on medicinal use of cannabis in Aotearoa/NZ. Whilst much of it seems ‘fairly reasonable’ at first glance..it does seem to be overtly complicated & unnecessarily restrictive to me. Here are several statements to highlight … Continue reading

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Misleading or just LIES

I read a recent press release from the NZ Cannabis Party (ALCP).. their party leader alleges that not only is the Minister (for Drug Policy) misleading the people on Medicinal Cannabis.. BUT is just plain LYING about it ! On … Continue reading

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Govt. minister OR Corporate mouthpiece

I listened to the replay of a program with the NZ associate minister (Drug policy) of health & ask the following.. is he a Govt. minister OR just a corporate mouthpiece ? He again stated that UN conventions effectively BAN … Continue reading

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