Tag Archives: Medicinal Cannabis

Greens reaffirm cannabis policy

I see on the last day of campaigning for the Aotearoa/NZ general election, that the health spokesperson for the Green party, has put up a billboard; ‘YES WE CANNABIS’.. reaffirming their policy to reform the outdated, draconian cannabis laws. A … Continue reading

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Lets get medicinal..

I read that Australian Singer/Actress Olivia Newton-John is promoting medicinal cannabis. A recent press release stated the following: ‘The Grease star was in Australia to raise money for her wellness centre when she talked to 60 Minutes about her use … Continue reading

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CBD rules to be ‘relaxed’

I see in the TV news, that the outgoing Assoc. Minister of Health (resp. Drug Policy) has announced that his ‘parting gesture’ is to further ‘relax’ the law, allowing GP doctors to prescribe CBD oils/extracts in Aotearoa/NZ, for patients who … Continue reading

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Main item

I have been reading the report that came from a petition about medicinal cannabis in NZ parliament, this is the ‘guts of the sticking point’ (IMHO).. the total block on allowing the natural plant (with THC >5%) to be grown … Continue reading

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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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