Tag Archives: USA drug reforms

Federal Law trumps States

I read that the new USA Govt. Administration is adamant that they will overturn many of the previous laws (under Pres. Obama).. inc. State Drugs laws ? As per previous posts; USA has legal medicinal use in 29 states, also … Continue reading

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kiwi fearmongering

I have been looking at media reports & bloggers comments, about California being 9th USA state to legalise personal, adults cannabis use.. it sounds like there are mixed reactions, esp. from Kiwi commentators; some even sounding like they expect the … Continue reading

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call for change.. ignored by our Govt.

I just watched a TV interview (current affairs show) with a USA cannabis reform campaigner, from Washington state.. she was in Aotearoa/NZ this week, to attend/speak at a Drug Symposium, in the parliament. She outlined the issues around drug reforms … Continue reading

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Nevada makes Five

I hear on the news, that another USA state has legalised recreational cannabis.. & Nevada makes 5 The story said people queued in Las Vegas, to get the first purchases of legal herb, BUT they said it is very strictly … Continue reading

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Time for change

I read that the NZ Drug foundation, say the time is right for cannabis reforms in Aotearoa/NZ, in light of 3 more USA states recently legalising recreational use: California, Massachusetts & Nevada. I read the following issues: ‘In the state … Continue reading

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Proposition 64

I heard discussion (Independent USA media; ‘DemocracyNow’) on the upcoming ballots, that will run in 35 USA states plus D.C. (on their federal election day: 8 November), 9 states will include Prop. 64, to further ‘relax’ prohibition of cannabis (aka … Continue reading

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post USA election ?

It will be interesting to see which direction, the next USA President will take ‘Drug Policy’ (esp. cannabis reforms). I watched the first 2 debates & a summary of the 3rd.. they were just full of mudslinging & hardly any … Continue reading

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