Tag Archives: Misuse of drugs act 1975

Through the looking glass

I often hear all the negative comments about Cannabis use: 1) Mental health concerns 2) loss of job & travel opportunities 3) anti-social behaviour 4) involved in crime BUT if you take a look at all these issues.. ‘through the … Continue reading

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The Broken system

There is a saying; ‘If its not broken, then why fix it’ & in the context of Drug policy in Aotearoa/NZ this is still the contentious issue. Well I say it is definitely BROKEN & it is time it was … Continue reading

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Drug testing

I just watched a current affairs item, about issues around testing the chemical components in Ecstasy tabs etc. some issues raised: 1) These drugs/compounds are still, ALL currently illegal, under the current laws (42 years old; Misuse of Drugs act … Continue reading

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Royal accent

I looked up the date that the current NZ ‘Misuse of Drugs act’ received the ‘Royal accent’ & became law in this land; 10 October 1975 Public act: 1975 No 116 SO, its been over 41 years since this ‘attack … Continue reading

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Legal challenge CBD

I read that the NZ lawyer, who pointed out the ‘loophole’ in MODA (Misuse of Drugs act 1975), that saw a few kiwis bring medicinal cannabis ‘raw herb’ into the country; one months prescription from USA.. until the minister ‘slammed … Continue reading

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Med-tour

I read that a group are aiming to organise a medicinal cannabis tour to California (from NZ) to use a ‘loophole’ in the law, to bring legal medicine back. It is totally ridiculous that under the current ‘Misuse of drugs … Continue reading

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Misuse Misinfo.

I downloaded the ‘Misuse of drugs act 1975’ (still current law) some years ago.. & having looked through it on a few occasions, a few things strike me, that are effectively MISINFORMATION : 1) this legal act, is Aotearoa/NZ’s responses … Continue reading

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