Tag Archives: United Nations Convention

Road to UNGASS 2016

I’ve been reading some blogs/web posts etc. on ‘The Road to UNGASS 2016’ (UN review of current drug conventions.. scheduled 19-21 April). Whilst this was brought forward from 2019, by lobbying from a few South American countries, I am a … Continue reading

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UNGASS 2016

This is the year folks…. when hopefully the 1961 drug convention goes down the toilet ! In 3 months time, the United Nations are due to start the review of the outdated War on Drugs.. UNGASS begins: 19 April 2016 … Continue reading

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Leaked Document

I read that a powerful businessman, has ‘leaked a document’ from the UNODC (UN office Drugs & Crime). A briefing paper: Decriminalisation of Drug Use and Possession for Personal Consumption. He & other wealthy ‘well connected’ folk are calling for … Continue reading

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People get ready

“People get ready.. a train is comin’” (don’t you miss it) In about 12 months the United Nations General Assembly is due to host a ‘Special Session’ on International Drug Control Policy : April 2016 “Calling ALL activist, supporters & … Continue reading

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Minister says “underwhelming”

I read that the United Nations has recently convened the 58th session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), in Vienna Austria. The NZ Govt. sent the current Associate Minister of Health (resp. Drug Policy) I read that his statements … Continue reading

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UN warns USA

I read that the UN INCB (Int’l Narcotics Control Board) is warning the USA Federal Govt. & other countries (Uruguay, Portugal etc.) that they are contravening their Int’l commitments to Drug Control policy (under the UN Convention 1961). The report … 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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