Tag Archives: NZ Politics

more harmful !?

I read that there has been a surge in ‘synthetic cannabis’ use in Aotearoa/NZ in recent times.. this come on top of the doubling of meth/P arrests/seizures. BUT still prohibition/zero-tolerance reigns ‘A Tauranga social service agency is warning we could … Continue reading

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frontlines news

I read & hear these issues, recently: 1) the ‘gateway to hard drugs’ has become obvious in ‘heartland NZ’ with larger numbers of busts for Meth/P, in recent times. Many saying it (‘the gateway’) is nothing to do with cannabis, … Continue reading

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discretion used

I have been reading a few news items, on ‘J-day’ in Aotearoa/NZ.. apparently Police ‘used discretion’ when reportedly, not arresting anyone at the 6 events advertised. It’s interesting to hear this, because in several recent medicinal use cases, people were … Continue reading

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more korero

I watched a current affairs chat show, last evening (on Maori TV) the ‘kaupapa’ (theme) was around recent cannabis issues in Aotearoa/NZ. There were 3 segments of ‘korero’ (talk) : 1) the two hosts, with the female co-leader of the … Continue reading

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another hurdle put back

I usually try to keep current with issues.. BUT I had to mention this from about a month ago.. I heard some time ago that the current Govt. minister, gave notice, that he had discussed the issue of ‘dealing with … Continue reading

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Summit plan

I read that a group of ‘movers & shakers’ are planning a cannabis law reform summit in July 2017. There is speculation that the previous PM of Aotearoa/NZ could be a guest speaker. I see a few other groups will … Continue reading

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Med-use protest

I hear that NORML(NZ) is organising a Medicinal cannabis protest meeting & march on Saturday 22/4/17 in Auckland. They are calling for Aotearoa/NZ to ‘get with the program’ & stop the misinformation about the potential uses of the drug. They … Continue reading

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