Tag Archives: Police priority

Cannabis Conference NZ

I read a while ago that ‘The Cannabis coalition’ & others, were organising a conference in Wellington (capital) to discuss/workshop ideas about possible reform. This occurred over the weekend; here is footage of one of the speakers.. a criminologist from … Continue reading

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Change will mean CHANGE

As other countries like: Uruguay, Portugal, Canada, South Africa, much of EU, states in USA & Aust. etc. do actually change their cannabis/MJ laws.. I hear things here, that are a real concern.. Total misinformation, likely being spread by 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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feeding false narratives

I just watched a brief current affairs item, about a young maori man, whose life was supposedly destroyed by Meth/P. In high school he was an up & coming; Rugby player & participated in traditional ‘whai korero’ (formal speaking) competitions. … 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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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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brief news from frontlines

I read a few more recent, brief news items from the frontlines of the global Drug War: 1) the Northern Mariana islands.. (a USA protectorate) has become the first to legalise the use of cannabis. They reportedly made the change … Continue reading

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