Tag Archives: NZ Politics

yet another committee

I hear that the Govt. are about to setup ANOTHER advisory committee, to look into the recent issues, around ‘Synthetic Cannabis’ in Aotearoa/NZ.. after several recent deaths were attributed to its use. I just cant believe this nonsense; many are … Continue reading

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Ignoring the realities

Whilst many OECD countries have recently started to address the issues around the Failed Drug war (esp. cannabis); here in Aotearoa/NZ these issues are being mostly ignored by ‘power brokers’.. this is very clear in issues around ‘synthetics’: 1) in … Continue reading

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over the fence

I keep trying to workout why, it is; that Aotearoa/NZ (& France etc. ?) has falling so FAR behind the rest of the OECD on drug/cannabis reform.. this is all I can surmise; 1) they are not actually listening to … Continue reading

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more synthetic nonsense

I hear that several people have been recently admitted to hospital A&E depts., some even dying, after using ‘Synthetic cannabis’. The ongoing issues arising: 1) when ‘synthetics’ first came to the ‘market’.. with names like ‘KRONIC’.. it was broadly known … Continue reading

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the biggest lie/misinfo.

I watch, listen & read about issues on drug law, esp. in Aotearoa/NZ & recently I wondered ‘what is the biggest LIE/piece of misinfo. in the WAR on Drugs ?’; ‘That the War is achieving its stated outcomes !’ This … Continue reading

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another issue

I watched a media discussion program on Al-Jazeera TV recently, the topic was; Youth Suicide. New Zealand is at the top of a recent report. It was stated that this is due to the ‘societal attitude’ to this matter of … Continue reading

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Cannabis party.. comes of age

I read that the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party (ALCP) has; finally come of age (turned 21). They formed in 1996 & have been at the forefront of pushing cannabis law reform in this country. Unfortunately as a ‘one-issue party’ they … Continue reading

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