Tag Archives: NZ Politics

about face on hemp

I was listening to the NZ parliament yesterday.. the ‘new plot’ by the opposition party, is to introduce a large number of small but similar, SOPs (Supp. order papers.. bill changes) to Govt. bill’s during committee stage.. filibustering to the … Continue reading

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Green Fairy court date

I read that a ‘Green Fairy’ (med-cannabis grower/supplier) & cannabis activist, (her Son Alex (RIP), was first ‘legal cannabis’ case, approved in NZ) has a court date : Nelson courthouse, on 5 October 2018 at 2PM, to defend her charges. … Continue reading

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Lucy on Canna-Laws

I have posted recently on ‘Start the Conversation’; a group of cannabis activists & ‘experts’ who are promoting law reform.. by open & honest conversation/debate on the issues. One of their spokespeople is a kiwi actor (famously Xena, Warrior Princess) … Continue reading

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Decrim by stealth.. Misinfo

I keep hearing that Aotearoa/NZ has effectively ‘decriminalised cannabis.. by stealth’, meaning that may Police are apparently turning a ‘blind eye’ to personal use.. BUT if you read other stats, this is again; just plain Misinfo. I read this latest … Continue reading

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ALCP Poll

As I have said several times; I source my news on these issues from many websites, radio & TV reports.. here is the detail from a ALCP (Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party) poll on medicinal cannabis: The Question; ‘Do you support … Continue reading

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political attitudes: cannabis reforms

In the last year, cannabis has finally become a main topic on the political landscape in Aotearoa/NZ. This issue has been constantly ignored or ‘put on the back burner’ (not a priority) for over a decade now: 1) 2006 the … Continue reading

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recent issues Aotearoa

I have been looking at some recent news items, around cannabis in Aotearoa/NZ : 1) the acting Prime minister has said he will ‘fix medicinal cannabis defects‘; the Govt. bill has been label ‘very lacking in substance’.. the Greens bill … Continue reading

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