Tag Archives: Medicinal Cannabis

frontlines updates

I saw these two recent news stories, from the ‘Front-lines’ of the Drug War, in Aotearoa/NZ: 1) Two men were arrested at Christchurch airport, importing 49KGs of Meth/P. It reportedly has a ‘street value’ of $50mil. The Police spokesperson said … Continue reading

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Protest; 90 years on

I read that protesters are calling for 90 years of effective Cannabis Prohibition in Aotearoa/NZ, to end.. NOW ! A press release states: ‘Campaigners took up camp on Trafalgar St (Nelson, Sth Island) on Saturday morning, calling for an end … Continue reading

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Parliament Speech

Today I watched the opening of the 52nd Parliament of Aotearoa/NZ. It started with all the ‘pomp & ceremony’ but concluded with the ‘Speech from the Throne’ delivered by the Governor-General (Queen’s (Head of State) Rep in NZ). She outlined … Continue reading

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Classic misinformation

As a follow-up to my post about ‘meet the pubic day’.. I thought I’d highlight a few examples of ‘classic misinformation‘ from my conversations with the public : 1) an elderly gent (60+ ?) told me he was ‘totally against … Continue reading

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Medicinal supplier busted

I read in a press release that all the talk by NZ Police of not targeting Medicinal cannabis users is total misinformation/B-S, thanks to the NZPO. Extracts from a recent press release, shows the opposite: ‘Hundreds of patients are searching … Continue reading

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Poland moves on Med-use

I read that another country in Europe; Poland, is set to allow broader cannabis based medicines. This further bolsters the evidence that this plant does have genuine medicinal/therapeutic value.. contrary to the USA Federal Schedule #1 claim. I read the … Continue reading

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muddying the waters again

I saw a brief interview with the new, incoming; Minister of health (NZ Labour party-led Govt.). He was asked whether the Green party would be leading the potential changes to Medicinal cannabis laws. (their parliamentary bill, due for 1st reading) … Continue reading

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