Tag Archives: Medicinal Cannabis

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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Open letter of support

This is my open letter of support for reform, to the current minister (resp. Drug policy): Associate Minister of Health (NZ Drug policy) NZ Coalition Govt. kia ora Minister, I am writing to request/suggest, you change your stance on the … 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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CBD restrictions ‘eased’

I read that the NZ Minister (resp. Drug Policy) has announced that restrictions on CBD medicines are to be eased, to allow GP doctors to prescribe these drugs, to their patients.. no longer requiring higher approval. The main issues being: … Continue reading

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I’ll believe it IF I see it

I read a media release that says the Assoc. Minister of health (resp. drug policy in NZ) is looking at changing the legal status of drugs, currently illegal, under class C of the law. (inc. cannabis) The report says his … Continue reading

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no magic bullet

I read that the claims, that cannabis can cure everything from headaches to cancer.. are being rebutted, by many ‘experts’.. fair enough The main issue being that prohibition, all but, put a stop to its genuine use.. much of the … Continue reading

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more korero

I watched a current affairs chat show, last evening (on Maori TV) the ‘kaupapa’ (theme) was around recent cannabis issues in Aotearoa/NZ. There were 3 segments of ‘korero’ (talk) : 1) the two hosts, with the female co-leader of the … Continue reading

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