Tag Archives: Sativex

Changes coming ?

The NZ Associate Minister of Health (resp. Drug Policy) has recently announced that this Govt. are finally moving to further relax the rules around medicinal cannabis. Sounded Great (for my 1000th post) BUT if you listen to the interview & … Continue reading

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Who/What is Big Pharma ?

I often hear that ‘big tobacco’ & ‘big alcohol’ are the main blocks to cannabis law reform (lobbying).. BUT there is another group that sound more challenging on this; BIG Pharma.. so who/what is this ? In Aotearoa/NZ there is … Continue reading

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Still NO changes

I read that the NZ Ministry of Health has issued a statement on Cannabis policy. The minister said he will continue to take a ‘robust & scientific’ approach. BUT this seems to be double-talk for : ‘Still NO Changes !’ … Continue reading

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Med-use update

I just watched a current affairs TV show; ‘Story’.. their reporter was taken to a ‘secret location’ in, NZ South Island & met a guy called ‘Jack’ who is growing ‘illegal cannabis’, BUT is turning it into oil & giving … Continue reading

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Minister labeled ‘Dishonest’

I read that a kiwi Medicinal cannabis user (Ms Helen Kelly) has labeled the Minister (resp. Drug policy) as ‘Dishonest’. She is dying of cancer & previously told a reporter on TV that she had been using ‘illegal cannabis oil’ … Continue reading

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Cannabis is pharmaceutical ?

I read that the current NZ Assoc. Health minister (resp. Drug Policy) has claimed that cannabis IS pharmaceutical.. this effectively sounds like, he has completely ruled out the use of the raw plant, for any medicinal or therapeutic use/value. He … Continue reading

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Petition update

I just checked the number of signatures, on the online petition to allow Ms Helen Kelly (NZ cancer patient) to use legal cannabis oil; NOT Govt. certified ‘Sativex’. So far, about 3700 have signed it, it needs at least 1300 … Continue reading

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