Tag Archives: Politics

more bluff & bluster

I just watched a TV news item.. purporting that Medicinal Cannabis is now being rejected by some doctors in Canada & NZ should take heed. They stated that the ‘alleged pain killing effect’ maybe more a placebo rather than a … Continue reading

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Canada legal plans

I read that plans are in place, in Toronto Canada for ‘licensed Cannabis consumption lounges’, when their law reform (personal use) comes into effect this year. Here are some lines from the press release: ‘Ontario is considering allowing licensed cannabis … Continue reading

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Medicinal exports from Australia

I read that Australia is set to join the medicinal Cannabis (aka ‘Marijuana’) export trade: ‘Australia says it plans to become the fourth country in the world to legalise medicinal marijuana exports in a bid to score a piece of … Continue reading

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Pot Bust in USA

In light of recent law reforms in USA, I was interested to hear about a recent MARIJUANA bust in Georgia (still Illegal) on Indep. News show, ‘Democracy Now !’… The report said Police raided a house party, without a warrant. … Continue reading

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kiwi fearmongering

I have been looking at media reports & bloggers comments, about California being 9th USA state to legalise personal, adults cannabis use.. it sounds like there are mixed reactions, esp. from Kiwi commentators; some even sounding like they expect the … Continue reading

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End our Drug War

Contrary to some of my previous posts.. it does seem that the Drug war in Aotearoa/NZ (esp. Cannabis) could finally be coming to an end. With recent issues around; medicinal cannabis (Green party bill) due for introduction/1st reading in parliament … Continue reading

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USA banks refuse ‘Uruguay drug money’

I watched a news item on Al Jazeera. It seems that USA banks are refusing to accept ‘drug money’ from legitimate Cannabis industry in Uruguay. Even though several countries have relaxed their drug laws, various levels of decrim. & regulation; … Continue reading

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