Tag Archives: NZ Politics

Submission sent

In light of the recent; Govt. Medicinal cannabis reform bill, that passed first reading.. the NZ Parliamentary Health select committee, is calling for ‘public submissions’ on the bill. I call on all kiwis, who support reforms to do so ASAP … Continue reading

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Police want med-use delay

I read that NZ Police are calling for a delay to the provision, in the recent Govt. bill, to allow Terminally ill patients to have a legal defense to use ‘illicit cannabis’, prior to further possible law reforms. Here are … Continue reading

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Food safety FEAR

I was just listening to the committee stage, in the NZ parliament of; ‘Food Safety Reform bill’. I almost could not believe my ears, on one issue that was raised by an MP on this matter; reform to allow Food … Continue reading

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Politicians attitude: no real change

In my last post I said that there does seem to be a mood for change to cannabis laws, here in Aotearoa/NZ, amongst the general public, but not really among the politicians, it seems.. this was clearly shown when the … Continue reading

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kiwi attitudes seem to change

I was listening briefly, to radio talkback last evening.. the topic was ‘Medicinal marijuana/cannabis’. In the past few years, the callers seem to have been split.. with many from both extremes of the issue, BUT the segment I heard, last … Continue reading

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Its America’s WAR.. not ours

I have been wondering why it is, that a War that started in USA, (1970) has become such a battlefront in Aotearoa/NZ ? ..its their WAR; not ours.. NZ has always had close ties with Europe, Britain & USA in … Continue reading

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GP calls for urgent changes

I saw a TV interview with an NZ GP Doctor.. calling for changes to status quo. The headline reads: “Why do we have this hangup about Cannabis ?” He stated that all the scaremongering etc. about recreational use of the … Continue reading

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