Tag Archives: Medicinal Cannabis

Med-canna stats NZ

I recently came across a graph with the stats. of medicinal cannabis (legal) approvals, in Aotearoa/NZ over the last decade.. bearing in mind, that only one ‘Big Pharma’ product was legally available until recently.. now there are; TWO. All cannabis … Continue reading

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Med-use Doco Pt1

I just watched part 1, of a NZ Med-cannabis doco. titled ‘In Pot Pursuit’. They raised the following issues, around the drugs use in Aotearoa/NZ: 1) there is still a large split in the medical profession, those who support its … Continue reading

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from global frontlines

I have been reading quite a few stories on cannabis issues.. from the global frontlines of the Drug War: 1) Hemp is being seen a ‘saviour crop’ in parts of Africa.. a whole raft of issues from food security to … Continue reading

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Med-bill Submissions posted

I was looking at the NZ parliament website (www.parliament.govt.nz).. nearly 1800 public submissions (Medicinal cannabis bill) have now been posted, for anyone interested to read their content. There is a mixture of; professionals (doctors etc.) business, lobby groups & private … Continue reading

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Hesitant voices

I have been reading quite a bit of info. on medicinal cannabis, including from doctors & ‘other experts’ in this field. Rather than the optimism of some others, they are taking a very hesitant; more research, wait & see approach. … Continue reading

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reform campaign Aotearoa

I see that a lobby group for cannabis reform have recruited ‘Xena the Warrior Princess’ (actor LL) as a media liaison person I don’t know full detail.. so I wont presume or add more.. BUT Yahoo sez I We need … Continue reading

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Cracks appearing ?

I see that the USA Federal Drug Admin. (FDA) has approved the cannabis-based drug ‘Epidiolex’ (made by UK company; GW Pharma). It is a CBD-rich extract, used to treat neurological conditions, such as Epilepsy. There has been a lot of … Continue reading

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