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proznconz of status quo

It seems that NZers will have a ‘choice’ on 23/9/17.. that many are seeing as ‘coke v pepsi’ (2 biggest political parties).. but according to media, it will be ‘status quo’ (on drug laws) Vs ‘potential alternatives’. So I thought … Continue reading

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BIGGEST hurdles

Looking at recent events, both globally & in Aotearoa/NZ, I’ve been thinking about, what the biggest hurdles to drug law reform are: 1) Police 2) Customs 3) Courts 4) Corrections 5) Politicians 6) Doctors & ‘experts’ 7) Drug testing industry … 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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what was ‘unintended’ ?

I hear that at the height, of the 1950-60s, when the ‘war on cannabis/drugs’ was really raging, there was discussion about ‘Unintended Consequences’ that seem to result from this hysterical/draconian endevour to wipe out the cannabis/MARIHUANA/marijuana plant. These included: 1) … Continue reading

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Drones join the War

I read that NZ Police have gone ‘high-tech’ & are employing aerial drones in the Drug war.. searching out cannabis plantations. Where once they worked with RNZAF helicopters, to search bushland from above, they are now using drones. I read … Continue reading

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another report

I watched a current affairs program on TVNZ, this morning.. another report has come out, about the disproportionate arrest/incarceration rate of indigenous Maori. A maori lawyer & a maori opposition MP discussed the issues, followed by a ‘panel of experts’. … Continue reading

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Welcome to NZ

I read in the local newspaper (online) that three foreign tourists, were arrested with ‘cannabis for supply’. The report said the 3 tourists broke down with 2 flat tyres. When 2 police officers (passing by) stopped to ‘offer assistance’ they … Continue reading

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