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recent Cannabis issues NZ

I see that the ALCP (cannabis party) in Aotearoa/NZ have recently interviewed a Med-cannabis advocate; MCANZ Here is a link to the twitter feed.. maybe of interest: Highlighting many of the recent issues around; Medicinal use (Bill before parliament) & … Continue reading

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NZers discuss the cannabis issues

I just watched an online feed from, a recent panel discussion in Auckland NZ.. from the Cannabis reform group ‘Start the Conversation’ They are mainly covering the ‘often trod ground’ around medicinal cannabis & the proposed ‘Reeferendum’.. it is good … Continue reading

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to vape or not.. that is the question

I watched a brief news item on ‘vaping’ (nicotine) in Aotearoa/NZ. The following issues were raised/discussed: 1) in light of a proposed ‘smoke-free NZ’ (cigarettes) by 2025 target. Is this actually a safer option ? 2) Is it even considered … Continue reading

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Biggest Stumbling Block ?

I often grumble here.. about the total lack of action in Aotearoa/NZ, moving forward on Cannabis/other drug reforms, that I see occurring in many other OECD/similar jurisdictions.. this is true, BUT there is one fact that perhaps many other countries … Continue reading

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Germany’s cannabis laws

There has been a lot of talk, in the media recently, about law reforms in USA states & Canada. USA still has Prohibition (Sch #1) at the federal level, but allows ‘more relaxed laws’ at the state levels; currently 29 … Continue reading

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Synthetic awareness

I read that a motorcycle gang in Aotearoa/NZ has organised a ride to highlight the recent harm caused by use of ‘Synthetic Cannabis’. Reports show that about 20 people have died this year from using these drugs. In contrast, there … Continue reading

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Club boss JAILED

I read that the founder of a Cannabis Club in Northern NZ, has received 4 years & 9 months in Jail, for cultivation & supply. I read the following comments: ‘The founder of the Daktory Cannabis Club has been jailed … Continue reading

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