Tag Archives: marijuana

frontlines news

I read & hear these issues, recently: 1) the ‘gateway to hard drugs’ has become obvious in ‘heartland NZ’ with larger numbers of busts for Meth/P, in recent times. Many saying it (‘the gateway’) is nothing to do with cannabis, … Continue reading

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more korero

I watched a current affairs chat show, last evening (on Maori TV) the ‘kaupapa’ (theme) was around recent cannabis issues in Aotearoa/NZ. There were 3 segments of ‘korero’ (talk) : 1) the two hosts, with the female co-leader of the … Continue reading

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what was ‘unintended’ ?

I hear that at the height, of the 1950-60s, when the ‘war on cannabis/drugs’ was really raging, there was discussion about ‘Unintended Consequences’ that seem to result from this hysterical/draconian endevour to wipe out the cannabis/MARIHUANA/marijuana plant. These included: 1) … Continue reading

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so.. what is ‘marihuana’ ?

I have often wondered what was actually being ‘taxed’ in the ‘Marihuana tax act 1937′ that later morphed/became the focus of the global WAR on DRUGS ? It became synonymous with a ban on the ‘cannabis’ plant. BUT.. what is … Continue reading

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Summit plan

I read that a group of ‘movers & shakers’ are planning a cannabis law reform summit in July 2017. There is speculation that the previous PM of Aotearoa/NZ could be a guest speaker. I see a few other groups will … Continue reading

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Drones join the War

I read that NZ Police have gone ‘high-tech’ & are employing aerial drones in the Drug war.. searching out cannabis plantations. Where once they worked with RNZAF helicopters, to search bushland from above, they are now using drones. I read … Continue reading

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420 day

Its 420 day (20/4/17).. global celebration of ‘the Herb’ 😀 It’s still totally illegal here in Aotearoa/NZ.. BUT hopefully, the ‘end of this road is coming’.. before next 420 day ??

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