Tag Archives: Hemp

frontlines updates

I saw these two recent news stories, from the ‘Front-lines’ of the Drug War, in Aotearoa/NZ: 1) Two men were arrested at Christchurch airport, importing 49KGs of Meth/P. It reportedly has a ‘street value’ of $50mil. The Police spokesperson said … Continue reading

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fit for humans & animals too

I was sent a link to an article titled; ‘Cannabis for Canines. Yes its a real thing’. It talks about people now using cannabis, to treat their canines (dogs) for skin irritations & anxiety. I read the following items: ‘More … Continue reading

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Social Enterprise

I saw a brief news item, last evening; The World Forum for ‘Social Enterprise’ (new small industries) was recently held in Aotearoa/NZ. One of them was; ‘Hikurangi Enterprises’, a hemp farm in the North island. They recently invited the locals/public … Continue reading

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Election debate – Maori TV

I have been watching many of the TV debates, in the run up to this weekends’ General Election. The mainstream channels have been limiting their participants, to political parties currently in parliament or that have previously had MPs. Last evening … Continue reading

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over the fence

I keep trying to workout why, it is; that Aotearoa/NZ (& France etc. ?) has falling so FAR behind the rest of the OECD on drug/cannabis reform.. this is all I can surmise; 1) they are not actually listening to … Continue reading

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what to do about plastic ?

One of the real negatives of the ‘WAR on Drugs’ is the massive increase in products made from the alternatives to HEMP (banned under Nixon’s war) & only recently being re-legalised; fossil fuels, cotton, woodchips for paper.. but mostly: Plastic … Continue reading

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Rope & hemp

This is the most contentious issue, to my mind.. how could a plant, with almost no THC (the active compound) grown exclusively for its fibre content.. then twisted into rope, be BANNED under the ‘Marihuana tax act 1937′ (‘marihuana/m-j’ was … Continue reading

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