Tag Archives: Misinformation

another negative report

I heard a brief TV news item this morning, that another ‘research report’ states, people who drink alcohol to excess, but specifically.. ‘smoke Marijuana on a regular basis’; especially young men, tend to be: lower achievers, under educated, less likely … Continue reading

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Classic misinformation

As a follow-up to my post about ‘meet the pubic day’.. I thought I’d highlight a few examples of ‘classic misinformation‘ from my conversations with the public : 1) an elderly gent (60+ ?) told me he was ‘totally against … Continue reading

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Mixed Religious messages

I have heard many mixed/contradictory religious messages about ‘Drug use’ (esp. Cannabis). The bible says that God created everything in the heavens & on earth; this must therefore mean that ‘he’ created Cannabis, Opium, Coca, psychoactive cactus & mushrooms etc. … Continue reading

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Industry collusion ?

There is evidence that a group of USA industrialists colluded with the prohibitionist groups & the media, to get rid of ‘their enemy’; the Cannabis plant.. in 1930s. When I look at the world, 70 odd years on, methinks there … Continue reading

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From media frontline

I watched the latest ‘Media Take’ (Maori TV) recently.. they highlighted these Drug issues, occurring in Aotearoa/NZ; 1) increased use of ‘Synthetic cannabis’; latest ‘AMB fubinaca’ that has resulted from, the ‘natural Cannabis drought‘ (widely reported). Since the short period … Continue reading

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Medicinal confusion

I recently read a letter-to-Editor, published in Sept-Oct 2017 Edition of ‘OrganicNZ’ magazine; http://www.organicnz.org.nz (some lines copied here, with permission from the Editor). The letter was in response to an article titled ‘cutting-edge cannabis medicine’ in the Jul-Aug edition. To … Continue reading

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an alternative political view ?

Aotearoa/NZ moved from FPP (First past the post) to MMP (Mixed member proportional) in 1993 (?), similar to Germany & a few others countries. BUT; there is a major problem with our version (IMHO) the 5% thresh-hold, which is required … Continue reading

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