Tag Archives: Medicinal Cannabis law reform initiatives

Open letter on Med-use

I read that a group of Medicinal cannabis users have signed an open letter, to the new Prime Minister of NZ & the Health Minister. Here is a flavour of the text: ‘We are medicinal cannabis users and their care … Continue reading

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Drug policy update

I read that the Green Party of Aotearoa/NZ, has released a new policy document titled: ‘Drug Law Reform policy’. The party has always led the pack (amongst those in parliament) on drug law reform ideas.. BUT in recent years this … 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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NOT 100% support

I read that the National President of ‘Grey Power’ (aged care NGO) has totally rejected calls from at least one of their branches.. to support the use of cannabis, for medicinal purposes. He has apparently done a 180deg. turn, when … Continue reading

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Call for Referendum

Further to the article, I mentioned recently.. I now read that the president of a ‘Grey Power’ (Aged care) branch wants a referendum, on Medicinal Cannabis access in Aotearoa/NZ. This has been widely discussed, BUT for a group like this, … Continue reading

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Australia move on Med-use

I read that Australia’s Govt. are introducing legislation to allow licensed cultivation of cannabis, for medicinal use. A few comments from the report: ‘Australia Wednesday introduced legislation into parliament to legalise the growing of cannabis for medicinal purposes, with the … Continue reading

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Brief response

Today I wrote to an opposition MP in NZ parliament, regarding reports that he is preparing a ‘members bill’, to allow wider access to medicinal cannabis: (opposition member) MP Labour Party kia ora Sir I wrote to you in July, … Continue reading

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