Tag Archives: Police priority

Police chief says legalise it

I read that the Police Chief in Durham (UK) is calling for cannabis legalisation. These comments & quotes from a press release: ‘A chief constable has called for the ban on cannabis to be scrapped, arguing that it damages public … Continue reading

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Reeferendum concerns

In light of my last post; opinion of a Doctor on the promised upcoming cannabis referendum, which I say I do agree with.. there are some specific issues, I thought I’d highlight: 1) as per the post.. the ‘reeferendum’ sounds … Continue reading

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stereotypical comment

I have been listening to the parliamentary debate (this evening) Second reading of: Domestic Violence – Victims’ protection bill. The bill is about adding protection to employees, who suffer this kind of violence & potentially could lose their job or … Continue reading

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Extra Rehab facilities

I just watched a TV news item.. in light of the recent announcement, to reduce prison numbers, they are diverting funds, from ‘seized assets’ from Drug raids; motor vehicles etc. (proceeds of crime) to Drug rehab. Normally this money would … Continue reading

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Justice & prison review

There has been a lot of talk recently around, the overcrowded prisons in Aotearoa/NZ; about 11,000 inmates currently.. & still rising. This puts our prison population amongst the highest (per capita) in the world, reportedly.. (Overall population, of about 4.5million) … Continue reading

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Medical research in NZ

Even though the Govt. bill to allow ‘broader access’ to medicinal cannabis, is still in the NZ Parliamentary select committee stage.. I read that a research permit (to grow medicinal cannabis) has been granted to a company.. which is part … Continue reading

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cost of WAR

In the doco. ‘Druglawed’ it is stated that Aotearoa/NZ spends more per capita on the Drug War than any other country.. even USA: over 2:1 ratio I see the following info. in a twitter post: ‘An OIA (Official Info. act) … Continue reading

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