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Poverty of Insight - Welcome to NZ

Saturday, 30 July 2011, 4:57 pm | Mild Greens

Alcohol, Tobacco, Cannabis and Kronic virtually completely out of control? Rule of law in ongoing transparent disrepute? Impotent politicians seemingly unable to protect the population? The highest rates of liquor abuse, bullying, youth damage, ... More >>

Decriminalise, Depenalise - UN Special Rapporteur

Wednesday, 27 October 2010, 4:12 pm | Mild Greens

The policy analysts at the MildGreen Initiative welcomes today's definitive UN policy statements, and particularly at this time. More >>

Open Letter from 'An Inconvenient Green'

Wednesday, 9 June 2010, 2:54 pm | Mild Greens

Afghanistan is the worlds most proficient producer of hashish, a simple and popular preparation from cannabis. Not only does hashish production help replace opium with its myriad of contingent consequences (mostly from its prohibition), cannabis supplements ... More >>

Cannabis Science Reports On Drug Release Programs

Friday, 14 August 2009, 11:11 am | Mild Greens

Cannabis Science, Inc. (OTCBB: CBIS) an emerging pharmaceutical cannabis company is pleased to announce that it has completed its review of the FDA licencing requirements and has made key progress with mapping out its initial cannabis drug medicines for ... More >>

Potty Ideas Drives Jobs Summit into Ecstasy

Saturday, 28 February 2009, 12:57 pm | Mild Greens

Press Release: MildGreens Potty Ideas Drives Jobs Summit into Ecstasy! The appearance of the NORML "CANNABUS" on the Television Three evening news at the Jobs Summit created a lighthearted segway to the 'bad news' from the Reserve Bank Governor ... More >>

Police Testilying with Farcical "Drug Harm Index"

Tuesday, 2 December 2008, 11:24 am | Mild Greens

As anticipated, the MildGreens policy analysts expected the Police use circular costing and 'association with crime' to inflate both cannabis harms and to confound related drug issues. What is gravely concerning is this is completely at odds with the evidence ... More >>

Safer Christchurch - A MildGreen Initiative?

Thursday, 23 October 2008, 10:24 am | Mild Greens

Christchurch City, yesterday awarded by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for its safe city initiatives at this weeks international talk fest "SAFER Communities" is also being contributed to by longtime city resident health and safety campaigner ... More >>

Milestones in Drug Policy

Wednesday, 2 July 2008, 2:39 pm | Mild Greens

Thirty five years ago today, on July 1, 1973, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) was established, based on an executive order signed by President Richard Nixon in March, 1973. More >>

MildGreens: Open Letter to National's Mr Key.

Thursday, 1 November 2007, 4:32 pm | Mild Greens

Since when does the requirement for 1250 more police signal 'success' when in reality it is a sign of abject failure. These additional resources are not free Mr Key. A sign of successful policing would a thousand less Police, Mr Key. More >>

Crime Stats 'business as usual'

Tuesday, 2 October 2007, 11:24 am | Mild Greens

Contrary to popular myth, 'crime does pay', says Christchurch Mayoral candidate, Blair Anderson ( blair4mayor.com) – and it provides a considerable number of comfortable middle class salaries in NZ 'sadly at the expense of genuine community wellbeing ... More >>

National Drug Policy is a Crock

Friday, 16 March 2007, 11:25 am | Mild Greens

"the number of convictions for cannabis offences per annum demonstrates considerable harm for cannabis users" – Major Issues, National Policy on Tobacco, Alcohol and Other Drugs- draft for public consultation, Nov, 1995 p10. More >>

'Regulate and prevent' crime.

Thursday, 4 January 2007, 5:36 pm | Mild Greens

The Mild Greens have a science quote for the NZ's statutory Expert Advisory Committee on Drugs (EACD); "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, and expecting a different result." – Albert Einstein. More >>

Justice is getting dumber and dumber

Monday, 5 September 2005, 10:36 am | Mild Greens

With the inescapable relationship between crime, votes and prejudice on the hustings, debate has decended to new levels of debasement. More >>

Mild Greens On Effects Of Prohibition

Thursday, 14 April 2005, 5:00 pm | Mild Greens

Paul Holmes (Prime 13April) revealed to New Zealand a different side to the ruling paradigm of all and any drug use leading all of weak moral fiber to hell in a cart full of bovine excreta. More >>

Integrated drug policy approach required

Thursday, 2 December 2004, 4:14 pm | Mild Greens

An integrated drug policy approach is required if the problems with New Zealand's apparent misuse of alcohol, and other drugs, are to be resolved. "There ought to be consistency between alcohol and cannabis, NZ's two most popular intoxicants" comment ... More >>

PCP coalition on Barrymore's passing

Wednesday, 1 December 2004, 1:06 pm | Mild Greens

Acclaimed American actor and star of "Rawhide" , John D. Barrymore, died aged 72 earlier this week. More >>

A Case of Prohibition 'at its very worst.'

Wednesday, 20 October 2004, 10:08 am | Mild Greens

Judge Holderness who remanded Neville on bail was at pains to point out that his previous convictions, including jail for cannabis cultivation, all medicinal use, indicated a probable further jail term. Sentencing NOV 2. More >>

KiwiKids, Cannabis, Coroners and Corpses

Monday, 4 October 2004, 1:10 pm | Mild Greens

Australian and US researchers are suggesting early onset of puberty correlates to early entry drug experimentation. Similarly a recent CASA media release citing sexually active friends and dating practises signals teen substance abuse risk. This reeks ... More >>

10 July By-Election 'discriminates'

Thursday, 1 July 2004, 8:13 am | Mild Greens

Peter Wakeman said "cost cutting reduces access to democracy" citing the reduction of the number of Te Tai Hauauru by-election polling booths from 302 to 100. More >>

Teen Sex Education, Going Dutch

Wednesday, 2 June 2004, 12:29 am | Mild Greens

The Ministry of Justice is to be commended for re-examining the law surrounding age of consent, however Labour’s abrupt U-turn would have us criminalise half of all teenagers who continue to experiment sexually outside the law. The attitude of ... More >>

 

 

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