Tag Archives: Political agenda

from the frontlines

I heard a few recent news items from the ‘Frontlines’ of the Drug war: 1) the new Govt. of Aotearoa/NZ announced that they will run a ‘reeferendum’ on recreational cannabis use, on or before the next general Election in 2020. … 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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Opioid epidemic USA

I listened to a USA radio show this morning.. talking about the recent ‘Opioid epidemic’ in USA; It seems that since 2011, the number of addicts & opioid deaths has massively spiked. They explained, the main reasons being: 1) the … Continue reading

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Alternatives – tobacco

It seems that more countries, are moving to get rid of tobacco.. BUT not by prohibition, as with ‘other drugs’. I saw a brief news item on Int’l news; Australia was the first to introduce ‘plain packaging’, Aotearoa/NZ & others … Continue reading

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no magic bullet

I read that the claims, that cannabis can cure everything from headaches to cancer.. are being rebutted, by many ‘experts’.. fair enough The main issue being that prohibition, all but, put a stop to its genuine use.. much of the … Continue reading

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Colorado conversations

I heard a discussion on the radio, covering issues around ‘Legal, regulated cannabis’ in Colorado & other USA states: 1) there are apparently more cannabis shops in Denver than a certain ‘global fast-food takeaway’ chain 2) it was mentioned that … Continue reading

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return our rights

I remember hearing that the main issues about human rights are : Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness ! To me it seems the War on drugs is making every effort, to remove these rights !! 1) Life; in … Continue reading

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