Tag Archives: Misinformation

Youth political views

I watched a political debate on TV last evening; at Auckland University. It was run, to gauge the views of local youth.. many either voting for the first time (on 23/9) or likely to do so in 2020 (next election). … Continue reading

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All quiet on the kiwi-front

As I’ve said many times.. Aotearoa/NZ is severely lagging behind, at the ‘back of the pack’ (among OECD) on cannabis/drug reform. In the run up to the general election, there was a flurry of media interest, in what the political … Continue reading

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State of the nation

I just thought I’d do a quick ‘State of the Nation’ update: 1) Hemp is legal under very strict licensed regulation, cultivated in ‘secret locations’ under the close eye of the constabulary; with concerns it will be sold as ‘marijuana’ … Continue reading

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facing possibility

I have thought about a few things I have heard, from the extreme side of Prohibition.. that are a possible future of drug policy in Aotearoa/NZ.. I thought I’d share a few ideas/toku whakaaro; 1) there are VERY powerful groups … Continue reading

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frontlines issues

a couple of recent items from the frontlines of the war; 1) with the election campaign in full swing, a current affairs show had, a piece on ‘in light of deaths from synthetics, should natural herb, be decrim’d or legal … Continue reading

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still on the fence

I recently watched a TV interview with the current NZ Police minister, discussing recent issues.. one was ‘Drugs’: 1) their priority is to see more Police on the beat/streets, keeping ‘Law & Order’ (ie Prohibition) 2) concern about recent news … Continue reading

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Synthetics are not Cannabis

There has been quite a bit of talk in the media about the harm of ‘Synthetic cannabis’ in Aotearoa/NZ.. BUT the truth is; these ‘Drugs’ are not cannabis. I read these words, on a TVNZ website: ‘Forget cannabis’ – Doctor … Continue reading

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