Tag Archives: Politics

Who is running black-market ?

It has often been rumored, that the global ‘illegal drug trade’ is really being run by those in ‘authority’: 1) connection between the Mafia & Vatican ? 2) here in Aotearoa/NZ, the outgoing Minister (resp. Drug policy) was saying ‘Synthetics … Continue reading

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State of the nation

I just thought I’d do a quick ‘State of the Nation’ update: 1) Hemp is legal under very strict licensed regulation, cultivated in ‘secret locations’ under the close eye of the constabulary; with concerns it will be sold as ‘marijuana’ … Continue reading

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more from frontlines

I heard a few recent items from the ‘Frontlines of the Drug WAR’: 1) in 2012 it was reported that NZ Police/customs seized about 30KGs of Meth/P; in 2016 it has jumped massively to over 900KGs according to TV news … Continue reading

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what might change

I listen to attitudes & am surprised to hear, some seem to think, that cannabis law reform would effectively ‘legitimise drug prohibition’ (black-market) BUT in reality it would change quite a bit; Aotearoa/NZ seems almost afraid to openly discuss it.. … Continue reading

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into BAT

I heard a radio current affairs program about; Big Tobacco in USA, under the ‘new administration’.. here in Aotearoa/NZ there is a ‘grey market’ forming after tax hikes to try & ‘reduce consumption’. This includes moves to plain packaging & … Continue reading

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medical views

I saw a ‘youth current affairs, chat panel’ TV show, the topic was the over-prescription of Opioids ? They mentioned: 1) USA is definitely leading the charge, with doctors giving out prescriptions for ‘Oxycontin’, for the relief of ‘general aches … Continue reading

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call for change.. ignored by our Govt.

I just watched a TV interview (current affairs show) with a USA cannabis reform campaigner, from Washington state.. she was in Aotearoa/NZ this week, to attend/speak at a Drug Symposium, in the parliament. She outlined the issues around drug reforms … Continue reading

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