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UNGASS week

UN General Assembly, Special Session to review Int’l Drug policy begins tomorrow.. 19-21 April (UNGASS) in New York. Whilst the word from NZ politicians is a ‘very softly, softly’ approach (with likely little or no real change).. I read & … Continue reading

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UNGASS Doc. ?

I found a site with a document attached; that is apparently from ‘The UNGASS board’. Here are a few opening lines: Prepared by the UNGASS Board for consideration by the CND DRAFT OUTCOME DOCUMENT UNGASS 2016 (REVISED 9 FEBRUARY 2016) … Continue reading

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Game changer

I’ve mentioned the upcoming UNGASS a few times (starts 19/4/16).. well it does sound like it could be a ‘Drug War Game changer’, IF enough people stand up & be counted : saying ‘NO to Prohibition’ & ‘Yes to law … Continue reading

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Kofi speaks about UNGASS

I downloaded a speech (May 2015) by Mr. Kofi Annan (previous UN Sec. General) about the upcoming UNGASS (UN general assembly special session) on Drug policy 2016. Here are some highlights: ‘The preamble of the 1961 United Nations single convention … Continue reading

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Document feedback

I have been looking for online feedback to the ‘leaked document’ I mentioned in my last post. It seems that it was due for release at an upcoming : Int’l harm reduction conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; BUT it seems … Continue reading

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Too hard basket – EMPTY IT

I have been reading a document (I got off the ‘net) titled : ‘The Rise & Decline of Cannabis Prohibition’. It outlines historical issues (mostly from early 20th century) that led the world to the current prohibition regimes around Cannabis … Continue reading

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UN convention.. article 46

I have spent quite a long time trying to get my head around the legislation that has led to cannabis prohibition & the reason why as 2014 draws to a close, it is still illegal here in Aotearoa/NZ to cultivate, … Continue reading

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