Tag Archives: UN conventions 1961

zero tolerance

I have looked into the issues around the Drug war & possible reform.. the one thing I find the biggest hurdle: ZERO-tolerance; 1) during alcohol prohibition in USA (1920s-33) they rarely ever arrested folks for consuming the drug. They only … Continue reading

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Biggest Stumbling Block ?

I often grumble here.. about the total lack of action in Aotearoa/NZ, moving forward on Cannabis/other drug reforms, that I see occurring in many other OECD/similar jurisdictions.. this is true, BUT there is one fact that perhaps many other countries … Continue reading

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Through the looking glass

I often hear all the negative comments about Cannabis use: 1) Mental health concerns 2) loss of job & travel opportunities 3) anti-social behaviour 4) involved in crime BUT if you take a look at all these issues.. ‘through the … Continue reading

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what is ‘euphoria’ ?

I read that some doctors are not convinced of ‘Cannabis’ pain killing properties’.. BUT some say that the ‘Euphoric’ & relaxant effects, does seem to have a similar, milder results . So I ask ‘what is euphoria’ ? In my … Continue reading

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frontlines despatch

I see in the news, that a ‘Basketball superstar’ (USA) has taken another trip to North Korea. Apparently the DPRK leader is a big fan. BUT I also see that the trip is being sponsored by ‘PotCoin’ a digital currency … Continue reading

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Human rights

I have read a statement issued by the, U.N. Office of Human Rights (Office of the high commissioner): ‘Consideration should be given to removing obstacles to the right to health, including by decriminalizing the personal use and possession of drugs; … Continue reading

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return our rights

I remember hearing that the main issues about human rights are : Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness ! To me it seems the War on drugs is making every effort, to remove these rights !! 1) Life; in … Continue reading

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