Tag Archives: Medicinal Marijuana

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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Medical research in NZ

Even though the Govt. bill to allow ‘broader access’ to medicinal cannabis, is still in the NZ Parliamentary select committee stage.. I read that a research permit (to grow medicinal cannabis) has been granted to a company.. which is part … Continue reading

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The people have spoken

Regarding; the current NZ Govt. (Medicinal cannabis) bill, before parliament select committee. I made a written submission, but did not go to parliament, in person (Wellington) to give an oral one. I watched quite a few of the oral submissions … Continue reading

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Select Committee hearings

I just watched a live streaming of the first session of the NZ Parliament, Health Select Committee; public submissions hearings, on the Medicinal Cannabis bill. The period for sending submissions closed 21/3/18. The current stage is listening to submitters, who … Continue reading

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Desperate measures

I read that an Australian father was placed on a two-year good behaviour bond, but discharged without conviction.. after being charged for giving his two-year-old daughter; cannabis oil in her food, to ‘treat’ her aggressive stomach cancer. The girl’s mother … Continue reading

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Magazine article

I noted the latest edition of ‘Organic NZ’ magazine has an article titled; ‘Marijuana IS MEDICINE’. ‘Could medical marijuana use become legal in NZ ?’ It talks about the following : 1) Currently, a fairly low number of countries are … Continue reading

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Meeting with MP

Yesterday, I (& two others) met with the local MP to discuss issues around Medicinal Cannabis & other wider matters. She told us we need to realise what is possible & that she is really only interested in medicinal use … Continue reading

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