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other news from frontlines

I read these misc. news items.. from the frontlines of the global Drug War: 1) a major investor in one of the largest social media websites, has now invested in a Canadian medicinal cannabis company. The company is now set … Continue reading

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other opinions

I recently travelled ‘up north’ to visit my whanau/family.. whilst I was there, I had a heated conversation with one of my family; “We don’t care about Marijuana & we don’t want to keep hearing about it” (paraphrased).. whilst she … Continue reading

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all quiet on the frontlines..

There has been quite a flurry of activity.. 100 days of new Govt. ; Med-use & announcement of a ‘reeferendum’ on or before next general election 2020. Then there was division & now it is ‘all quiet on the law … Continue reading

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UK Cannabis Club.. ‘police support’

I read that a ‘Cannabis club’ in Middlesbrough UK, ‘has support of Police’. I watched an online video post, that included the following issues/comments: 1) the club says they are helping to ‘remove the stigma‘ of using the drug (class … Continue reading

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Festival organisers face fines

I read that the organisers of an Alaskan cannabis-themed festival could face charges for allowing adult attendees, to use the herb in public. Here are some details from the press release: ‘The director of the Alaska Alcohol and Marijuana Control … Continue reading

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Med-use Doco Pt1

I just watched part 1, of a NZ Med-cannabis doco. titled ‘In Pot Pursuit’. They raised the following issues, around the drugs use in Aotearoa/NZ: 1) there is still a large split in the medical profession, those who support its … Continue reading

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from global frontlines

I have been reading quite a few stories on cannabis issues.. from the global frontlines of the Drug War: 1) Hemp is being seen a ‘saviour crop’ in parts of Africa.. a whole raft of issues from food security to … Continue reading

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