Tag Archives: medicinal alternatives

WAR on lies

I read a recent article that a visiting med-cannabis scholar is effectively calling our minister (drug policy) a liar ! Also new political party are saying something similar.. they are calling for ‘harm reduction’ by allowing a regulated market place. … 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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a glimmer of hope

I have been led to believe, that as long as this current right-wing Govt. remains in power, in Aotearoa/NZ.. there will likely be no further drug reforms, in the forseeable future. Well.. yesterday there was a surprise resignation of the … Continue reading

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other Votes

I read that besides the vote for USA President; “No Comment, sez I&I” There were several states that also voted on further cannabis reforms, here is a brief summary of results: 1) Arizona voted “NO” on personal use.. 52.1% 2) … Continue reading

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Second Med-Cannabis product in NZ

I see on the TV media, that a second medicinal cannabis product has been now approved in Aotearoa/NZ (Sativex; was the only one prior). The new product is called ‘Tilray’. I hear it comes in a tablet form & will … Continue reading

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Medicinal MDMA

I watched a program ‘Techknow’ on Al Jazeera (Int’l news), about research into possible medicinal/therapeutic use of the ‘party drug’ MDMA.. aka ‘Ecstasy’. They reported that the drug is being trialled as a potential treatment for PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress … Continue reading

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village visit

I watched a current affairs item on TV recently.. they visited the old settlement/village of Jerusalem in the North Island.. they mentioned that the settlement was revitalised by one; Mother Mary Joseph (Suzanne) Aubert, a french catholic nun in 19th … Continue reading

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