Tag Archives: Politics

Federal v state

I heard on a USA radio program that the new USA vice-Pres. is making serious noises, like; Federal drug laws outrank state laws & Federal should be enforced ? They mentioned the 28 states that currently allow doctors to prescribe … 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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so.. what is ‘marihuana’ ?

I have often wondered what was actually being ‘taxed’ in the ‘Marihuana tax act 1937′ that later morphed/became the focus of the global WAR on DRUGS ? It became synonymous with a ban on the ‘cannabis’ plant. BUT.. what is … Continue reading

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Canada green rush

I just watched a TV report.. Canada is gearing up to legalise recreational cannabis (in about 15 months ?). They said the PM (J Trudeau) included it, in his election campaign. He has reportedly stated; he made no secret of … Continue reading

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challenge coming.. USA ?

I just watched a brief TV news item.. they said the ‘Trump Administration’ maybe about to challenge the ‘legal cannabis’ status, in USA states like Washington & Colorado. They showed a warehouse in Washington, where cannabis is being grown (some … Continue reading

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chat

I watched part of a NZ TV chat show, this a.m. The main host, was thanked on email for keeping the subject (cannabis reform) active in the media.. “tautoko tena ahau” (I agree with that) over recent times They had … Continue reading

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marijuana baggage

I was thinking about this word ‘marijuana’ & what it actually represents/means.. & came to the conclusion; ‘cannabis demonisation’ plain & simple. Some rather unscrupulous men.. found this obscure slang word (used by mexican workers/immigrants) & used it to totally … Continue reading

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