Tag Archives: Medical marijuana

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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Changes coming ?

The NZ Associate Minister of Health (resp. Drug Policy) has recently announced that this Govt. are finally moving to further relax the rules around medicinal cannabis. Sounded Great (for my 1000th post) BUT if you listen to the interview & … Continue reading

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Israel also charging on

I read that Govt. ministers in Israel are moving forward with Medicinal cannabis research & commercialisation of extracts & other products. A newspaper article makes these points: ‘Ministers on Sunday endorsed a draft bill to legalize export of cannabis for … Continue reading

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