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shortsighted view

I read that Police are hitting back at ‘trolls’ on social media who have written criticism at their continued ‘search & destroy’ operations against cannabis in Aotearoa/NZ.. 6000 plants were seized last year, in the ‘top of the south’ operations, … Continue reading

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LARGE bust

I read a LARGE cannabis seizure, recently occurred in the Gisborne/East Cape region of Aotearoa/NZ. The report states: ‘A LARGE quantity of maturing cannabis was seized by police on Saturday in a bush area off Kopuapounamu Road near Te Araroa, … Continue reading

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Watch out.. there are plants about

I read that a Senior Police Sergeant has issued the annual message; ‘watch out there are plants about !’. The head of cannabis, seek & destroy operations in the Far north of Aotearoa/NZ (Northland) has advised locals to keep an … Continue reading

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Police shooting USA

I’ve been watching the recent news items about Police shootings is USA.. mostly black men, often unarmed ! I watched footage (filmed by a wife) of the most recent one. The wife can be heard yelling “Don’t shoot him, he’s … Continue reading

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Stop arrests, protest day

I attended a small “STOP THE ARRESTS” protest, (focus on Medicinal & Adults only personal use) at the front of the local Police station, yesterday at about 4pm (420). Whilst there were only a few ‘hardcore’ activists present, at this … Continue reading

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Arrest stats. show defacto Decrim.

I have been seeing stats. that appear to confirm that either cannabis use has decreased OR that NZ Police have effectively implemented a ‘turn a blind eye/defacto decrim.’ regime, in recent years. I’m actually presuming that their arrest focus has … Continue reading

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Cop says “YES” to law reform

I read a news item.. a NZ cop has said it is time for law reform. He reportedly made the following observations & comments (much to my surprise): ‘People using cannabis are “jovial” and punishing them won’t stop them using … Continue reading

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