Tag Archives: Methamphetamines

Heroin deaths Scotland

I just saw the end of a TV news report; Scotland UK has a very high level of Heroin overdose deaths (about 1000 last year). They showed footage of a group huddled under a bridge, preparing to ‘shoot up’ with … Continue reading

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Meth houses.. update

I just watched a TV current affairs item, about the recent ‘debacle’, around ‘Meth testing in NZ state houses’. They interviewed some folks who had been evicted, due to the harsh Zero-tolerance attitudes, of the previous (right-wing) Govt. to this … Continue reading

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Extra Rehab facilities

I just watched a TV news item.. in light of the recent announcement, to reduce prison numbers, they are diverting funds, from ‘seized assets’ from Drug raids; motor vehicles etc. (proceeds of crime) to Drug rehab. Normally this money would … Continue reading

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parliament questions.. evictions

I watched parliament Question time today.. there was a question to the new minister about; actions taken over the ‘Meth debacle’ in public housing. The minister responded by saying that the previous Govt. had effectively created a ‘hysteria’ around Meth … Continue reading

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cost of WAR

In the doco. ‘Druglawed’ it is stated that Aotearoa/NZ spends more per capita on the Drug War than any other country.. even USA: over 2:1 ratio I see the following info. in a twitter post: ‘An OIA (Official Info. act) … Continue reading

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Meth myth.. update

There has been a lot of news stories, here in Aotearoa/NZ recently, about the ‘hysteria’ around Meth testing in state houses. I heard a recent news update; many of the residents who were evicted, because Minuit traces of Meth/P being … Continue reading

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Gateway to BS

There are many pieces of misinformation, that over the decades have been put up, to bolster the continuation of the ‘WAR on DRUGS’ esp. cannabis ! Here are a few samples: 1) it CAUSES insanity 2) it is the cause … Continue reading

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