Tag Archives: UN conventions 1961

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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back to basics

I’ve studied, read & seen all kinds of ‘data’ (& misinfo.) on this issue.. BUT getting ‘back to basics’: 1) prior to 20th century.. there had reportedly been numerous ‘prohibitions’ on all kinds of things, deemed ‘immoral’; often coming from … Continue reading

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political B-S

I keep hearing that cannabis law reform is ‘cross party’, meaning it is neither really aligned to; left or right. BUT looking at the current NZ parliament.. I notice that: 1) the right-wing party who lead the current Govt. inc. … Continue reading

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Medicinal MDMA

I watched a program ‘Techknow’ on Al Jazeera (Int’l news), about research into possible medicinal/therapeutic use of the ‘party drug’ MDMA.. aka ‘Ecstasy’. They reported that the drug is being trialled as a potential treatment for PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress … Continue reading

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True OR False

I was just thinking through recent issues.. maybe a list of questions & items; to consider.. 1) ‘They’ did not learn from ‘The prohibition of Alcohol in USA 1920s’ & therefore just repeated it 2) Drug prohibition has created all … Continue reading

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something profoundly Wrong

If you look at the issues around cannabis.. it seems that there is ‘something profoundly wrong’ with prohibition: 1) Prohibition failed to stop Alcohol production, supply & use in 1920s USA. It was repealed because it created; black-markets, gangsters, violence … Continue reading

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