Tag Archives: NZ Politics

Should we finally take heed ?

There has been quite a bit of rhetoric on both sides of the Cannabis law reform debate, here in Aotearoa/NZ. BUT; our ‘power brokers’ have sat idly by, as nearly every other OECD/western country, that we compare ourselves to, HAVE … Continue reading

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more bluff & bluster

I remember the words of the new incoming Govt. saying that Aotearoa/NZ would have medicinal law reform ‘in the first 100 days‘.. well nearly a year on & we are still waiting.. BUT I think that the problem is, the … Continue reading

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Police Association focus on Cannabis

I read that the NZ Police Association is focusing on cannabis, at an upcoming conference. BUT contrary to their previous policy of Zero-tolerance (?), it sounds like they are looking at the issues; ‘post-Reeferendum’ on or before our next election … Continue reading

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Defacto Death Penalty NZ

Further to my last post.. where I said there have been calls, by some NZers (a minority ?) for harsher penalties ‘for DRUGS’.. even the Death Penalty (as in some Asian countries); well for the 45+ kiwis who reportedly died … Continue reading

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Reeferendum Conference

I read that a Cannabis referendum conference is to be held on 9 November 2018. It will be held in Wellington (Nations capital). Here are some details: Location: James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor Featuring: 3 current MPs, Cannabis activists, Hikurangi … Continue reading

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Recovery stats

I read that the ‘cannabis recovery’ stats (plants) by NZ Police for 2018 operations have been released.. under the title; ‘NZs Cannabis hotspots’: 1) Northland: 16,307 2) Tamaki Makaurau (Auckland): 2,561 3) Waikato: 7,361 4) Bay of Plenty: 5,904 5) … Continue reading

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NZ PM refused to sign

I read that 129 countries (out of 140) have agreed to sign up to an agreement (at UN), with USA to ‘take further action in the WAR on DRUGS’.. but our PM is not one of them. It seems that … Continue reading

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