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attitudes

I was riding the bus to town yesterday, I struck up a conversation with a guy, who also agreed that cannabis is his preferred ‘drug of choice’ BUT due to the current law.. was often out & about, meeting up … Continue reading

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There are 2 issues

I was reading a couple of posts on another blog (YourNZ) about recent issues around medicinal cannabis in Aotearoa/NZ. Whilst NZ has really fallen to the ‘back of the pack’ in the OECD on cannabis reform, it does seem that … Continue reading

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Political nonsense

I have recently, been listening to the parliament (under the new Govt.).. they had the committee stage of the ‘Maritime transport amendment bill’. This was introduced by the previous right-wing Govt.. It has now been continued, but amended under the … Continue reading

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Reefer Madness echoes

I read in a major NZ newspaper (online) a published story from overseas; highlighting what sounds like ‘Reefer Madness echoes’. Here are some extracts, from the ‘report’: ‘A retired teacher whose son’s death was caused by mental illness brought on … Continue reading

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Police priority reaffirmed

I read that NZ Police are, calling on all residents to keep an eye out for Cannabis cultivation, with the warmer weather arriving. This again confirms that contrary to moves away from Zero-Tolerance, in other OECD countries, the Police in … Continue reading

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Limited medicinal grow ?

I read that a Hemp farm in Aotearoa/NZ is applying to allow their crop to be used to extract medicinal compounds (CBDs) from the plants. I believe they are currently grown for industrial use only. I read the following issues: … Continue reading

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more from the frontlines

I heard these recent, TV news items from the ‘Frontlines of the Drug war‘ in Aotearoa/NZ: 1) Police are conducting a number of search & seizure operations in Northland. Reportedly Meth/P is the main target, being supplied by a ‘motorcycle … Continue reading

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