Tag Archives: Medical marijuana

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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Med-use protest

I hear that NORML(NZ) is organising a Medicinal cannabis protest meeting & march on Saturday 22/4/17 in Auckland. They are calling for Aotearoa/NZ to ‘get with the program’ & stop the misinformation about the potential uses of the drug. They … Continue reading

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NZ Cancer patient busted

I read that a man suffering leukemia, was arrested for cannabis possession, which he claimed was purely to relieve his suffering ! The report states: ‘A leukaemia sufferer who has to take seven morphine tablets daily to alleviate pain was … Continue reading

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Mother’s appeal

I see that a medicinal cannabis advocate & her lawyer have appeared before the Govt. Health select committee, to address her 17,000 signature petition. The first thing I notice.. media still ‘muddying the waters’ by using the ‘M-word’ in the … Continue reading

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medical what

I still get insensed, when I hear prof. journos. using the slang name (‘marijuana’) in the medicinal context. It seems that they are deliberately ‘courting controversy’ using a ‘mixed metaphor’ so to speak. I watched a NZ current affairs show … Continue reading

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more Big Pharma

I read that a second company; ‘Tilray’ from Canada, has been given a license to export cannabinoid drugs (oils) into Aotearoa/NZ. This adds to the first cannabis extract ‘Sativex’ (mouth spray) from GW Pharma.(UK). WE now have potential access to … Continue reading

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