Tag Archives: zero tolerance

Cannabis Op ?

I saw a news item on TV current affairs.. a man was confronted by 6 ‘armed offenders squad’ (AOS) Police officers.. in his house, now he (maori male) faces up to 14 years jail, for returning fire ! The item … Continue reading

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what was ‘unintended’ ?

I hear that at the height, of the 1950-60s, when the ‘war on cannabis/drugs’ was really raging, there was discussion about ‘Unintended Consequences’ that seem to result from this hysterical/draconian endevour to wipe out the cannabis/MARIHUANA/marijuana plant. These included: 1) … Continue reading

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why so annoyed ?

A few people have asked me, why I get so worked up about the ‘WAR on drugs’ & specifically; cannabis ? so, here it is: 1) I was arrested in my youth, but it did nothing to stop me, it … Continue reading

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so.. what is ‘marihuana’ ?

I have often wondered what was actually being ‘taxed’ in the ‘Marihuana tax act 1937′ that later morphed/became the focus of the global WAR on DRUGS ? It became synonymous with a ban on the ‘cannabis’ plant. BUT.. what is … Continue reading

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Drones join the War

I read that NZ Police have gone ‘high-tech’ & are employing aerial drones in the Drug war.. searching out cannabis plantations. Where once they worked with RNZAF helicopters, to search bushland from above, they are now using drones. I read … Continue reading

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safer synthetics.. NOT

I just watched a TV news item, showing 3 people in Auckland NZ, who reportedly had been smoking ‘synthetic cannabis’. 2 were slouched on a park bench, looking totally ‘wasted’ & the other was laying on the ground.. frothing at … Continue reading

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another report

I watched a current affairs program on TVNZ, this morning.. another report has come out, about the disproportionate arrest/incarceration rate of indigenous Maori. A maori lawyer & a maori opposition MP discussed the issues, followed by a ‘panel of experts’. … Continue reading

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