Tag Archives: Synthetic Drugs

no plans to change laws

I read that a Govt. MP has recently rejected claims that the current laws, in Aotearoa/NZ is driving people to synthetics instead. There are many people claiming that they took up using these synthetics, because they had problems getting the … Continue reading

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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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‘Legal high’ update

I watched the Local City Council meeting on TV yesterday.. one item on the agenda was locations for ‘Legal High’ shops. Just to reiterate the issue; in 2013 the NZ Govt. passed a law ‘Psychoactive Substance Act’ that allowed licensed … Continue reading

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Legal inconsistency

I watched part of a local TV program yesterday : ‘council matters’, sitting of the local city council meetings. One item they were discussing : potential locations to allow sale of ‘Psychoactive substances’ (aka ‘legal highs’). This seems a little … Continue reading

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Synthetic update

I just saw the latest news item, about; Synthetics in Aotearoa/NZ The head of the company who manufactured/marketed synthetic cannabinoids etc. has announced the company has gone into liquidation. The new stories said that during the short-lived ‘legal highs’ regulation, … Continue reading

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More SYNTHETIC Madness

I just watched a current affairs story on ‘Maori TV’. The item says that a new range of ‘safe’ synthetic drugs are possibly on the horizon & could be on-sale in Aotearoa/NZ in 12-18 months. I can’t for the life … Continue reading

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Govt. minister OR Corporate mouthpiece

I listened to the replay of a program with the NZ associate minister (Drug policy) of health & ask the following.. is he a Govt. minister OR just a corporate mouthpiece ? He again stated that UN conventions effectively BAN … Continue reading

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