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casual coversations

I attended a friend’s birthday yesterday, at the Cannabis Museum in Caversham (he is ‘day manager’)… during the celebrations, there was a visitor (from public) to the museum & I engaged her in ‘casual conversations’ about the herb.. I was … Continue reading

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proznconz of status quo

It seems that NZers will have a ‘choice’ on 23/9/17.. that many are seeing as ‘coke v pepsi’ (2 biggest political parties).. but according to media, it will be ‘status quo’ (on drug laws) Vs ‘potential alternatives’. So I thought … Continue reading

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Bill pulled from ballot

The big news of the week; the Green party health spokesperson, had her Medicinal cannabis & other matters bill, pulled from the Aotearoa/NZ parliamentary ballot. This means that at least the debate can begin. I read that the Assoc. health … Continue reading

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Happy J-Day

I just got back from the local J-day in the Octagon in Dunedin 🙂 It was great to sit out in the open & partake with like-minded ‘herbie folk’. Apparently they did get a visit from the local constabulary (as … Continue reading

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opinions

I was discussing the issue of drug reform, it became clear that there is other points/views besides: Prohibition or Legal regulation. There are obviously many who would likely support some level of reform BUT it is not a priority, of … Continue reading

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Vote Apathy

I just read the results from yesterday’s by-election in Mt Albert (Auckland). This came about by the departure of a ‘sitting’ Labour party MP. The ‘ruling’ National party, did not even stand a candidate. The Labour candidate won with about, … Continue reading

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generational change

I grew up in 1970s.. back then we ‘experimented’ with all kinds of substances, including cannabis (aka ‘marijuana’). BUT I see there has definitely been a ‘generational change’ on this issue. Way back when.. we smoked the herb that was … Continue reading

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