Tag Archives: Methamphetamines

Join the dots..

I wrote something along these lines before, but with the recent issues around possible drug reforms in Aotearoa/NZ, I thought I’d ‘rehash’; 1) The NZ MODA 1975 (Misuse of Drugs Act) has been often stated as; past its useby date … Continue reading

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all quiet on the frontlines

I’ve been keeping an eye on recent drug policy & other issues in Aotearoa/NZ.. but it seems to have gone quiet (on the frontlines). The only thing I seem to hear about is: ‘Meth/P’ (P is short for pure methamphetamine) … Continue reading

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harsher views ?

I hear on a recent TV news program, that an ex-MP (Mana party) who is standing in this years NZ election, has said he wants real action on the ‘Meth/P epidemic’ in Aotearoa/NZ, esp. in Northland. He even said that … Continue reading

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frontlines news

I read & hear these issues, recently: 1) the ‘gateway to hard drugs’ has become obvious in ‘heartland NZ’ with larger numbers of busts for Meth/P, in recent times. Many saying it (‘the gateway’) is nothing to do with cannabis, … Continue reading

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another report

I watched a current affairs program on TVNZ, this morning.. another report has come out, about the disproportionate arrest/incarceration rate of indigenous Maori. A maori lawyer & a maori opposition MP discussed the issues, followed by a ‘panel of experts’. … Continue reading

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Extreme conviction

I just saw a brief news item.. a kiwi lady has been sentenced, to two & half years in Bali’s infamous ‘Hotel K’ (Kerobokan prison), where many foreigners have spent time. She was arrested with less than half a gram … Continue reading

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more from the frontlines

I just watched 3 TV news items, all drug related.. from the frontlines of the Drug War: 1) a young man died at an ‘ayahuasca’ retreat in Sth America. The story said he died from drinking a ‘Tobacco tea’ (was … Continue reading

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