Tag Archives: Medical marijuana

Doctor says ‘Stop med-use arrests’

I just saw a brief TV news item, an Auckland Doctor is calling on the Police to; ‘stop arresting medicinal cannabis users & ‘Green Fairies’ who grow & supply the drug to patients’ ! Recently there was a law change … Continue reading

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another medicinal herb victory ?

I read that a 56-year-old Multiple Sclerosis (MS)patient, has won her battle with bureaucracy, to use medicinal cannabis products, to relieve her suffering; other than ‘big-pharma’ Sativex. I read the following, from a press release: ‘A Taranaki woman with multiple … Continue reading

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Green Fairies BUSTED

I read that NZ Police have busted two so-called ‘Green Fairies’ who were reportedly growing & manufacturing cannabis/extracts & balms for genuinely sick patients, who are denied legal access, under our draconian, regressive laws. 2000 patients are now without their … Continue reading

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Medicinal confusion

I recently read a letter-to-Editor, published in Sept-Oct 2017 Edition of ‘OrganicNZ’ magazine; http://www.organicnz.org.nz (some lines copied here, with permission from the Editor). The letter was in response to an article titled ‘cutting-edge cannabis medicine’ in the Jul-Aug edition. To … Continue reading

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Lets get medicinal..

I read that Australian Singer/Actress Olivia Newton-John is promoting medicinal cannabis. A recent press release stated the following: ‘The Grease star was in Australia to raise money for her wellness centre when she talked to 60 Minutes about her use … Continue reading

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medical views

I saw a ‘youth current affairs, chat panel’ TV show, the topic was the over-prescription of Opioids ? They mentioned: 1) USA is definitely leading the charge, with doctors giving out prescriptions for ‘Oxycontin’, for the relief of ‘general aches … 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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