Tag Archives: Psychoactive substances

Frontlines – ‘Synthetics’

I watched a current affairs show last evening.. about recent issues around ‘synthetics’ in NZ. The show was broken up into 3 parts: 1) showing evidence of the still wide-spread use of ‘synthetics’: a gang house in South Auckland, that … Continue reading

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Fantasy Land

I just watched the latest TV debate/interviews on drug issues in Aotearoa/NZ : synthetics ONLY The minister responsible for Drug policy stated that these drugs are NOT readily available through the black-market & due to current UN conventions, he will … Continue reading

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Synthetic news

I read an article on current issues around synthetic drugs (cannabinoids) in Aotearoa/NZ. Police are investigating black-market sales of substances that were widely available for a short-term & then BANNED due to a public outcry. Under the regime of the … Continue reading

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Medical – next stage

I read on another site, that a report in USA (march 2014) is looking at the next stage (after medical ‘marijuana’).. new research into other banned ‘psychoactive substances’.. namely : LSD (Lysergic Acid, aka Acid Trips), Psylocybin (‘magic mushrooms’) & … Continue reading

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Law update

Just watched a TV news story on the recent law change in Aotearoa/NZ : Psychoactive substance act 2013.. they discussed the following issues: 1) the recent NZ drug policy conference : another talk-fest ? 2) local councils around the country … Continue reading

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Synthetic high News

I watched a brief news item yesterday. It showed a ‘legal high’ shop in NZ.. the customers were queuing up prior to it opening & a constant flow passed through its doors, throughout the day. The news crew were denied … Continue reading

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What does it mean ?

I was just looking at a world map (on another website) with various colours to show, the countries that have either: Legalised, Decriminalised (various versions), Illegal but not really enforcedĀ  or STILL strongly enforced & maintained Prohibition. It seems that … Continue reading

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