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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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Ohio say “NO”

I read that the USA state of Ohio has voted “NO” to legalisation of cannabis for either medicinal or recreational use. According to the report, it was concerns about the ‘industry’ being taken over by a small monopoly of growers/suppliers. … Continue reading

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Another ballot ?

I read that there is a group in Florida USA, committed to getting Cannabis law reform onto the ballot in 2016 ! It says that they failed to get medicinal use passed in 2014.. but maybe with increasing levels of … Continue reading

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