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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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Meet the public day

I helped with a market/info. stall today, at the local street festival. The stall was run by; ‘Whakamana’ the Cannabis Museum of Aotearoa/NZ (in Dunedin). The focus, besides selling t-shirts, badges & other merchandise, to raise required funds, was to … Continue reading

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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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