Mild Greens - Latest News [Page 2]

"Drug of Prevalence" focus for J-day rally

Friday, 30 April 2004, 1:37 pm | Mild Greens

Mild Greens join with Norml and the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party (and the Green Party?) in support of J-Day 2004. More >>

Bogus prohibition highlights ‘Mode of Use’ anomaly

Thursday, 1 April 2004, 4:04 pm | Mild Greens

An elderly Waimate couple have fallen victim to debased ‘harm reduction’ policy under Helen Clark and the so-called progressive Labour government. More >>

New Zealand's current drug policy dishonest

Monday, 22 March 2004, 12:43 am | Mild Greens

The MildGreens, signatory to ICN and ENCOD perceive that New Zealand's current public and media rhetoric on drug policy is as evidentially dishonest and politicaly constrained as it is **"dangerous" to the public good. More >>

‘Race Card': Clifford W Thornton Jr. arrives in NZ

Wednesday, 26 November 2003, 9:16 am | Mild Greens

A leading black American advocate on health, race and drug issues is set to arrive for an in-depth community based New Zealand tour this morning. More >>

Ministers responsible for drug-house: MildGreens

Thursday, 13 November 2003, 8:46 am | Mild Greens

MildGreens say the murder of a 15 yr. old youth (apparently) running a tinny house shows Society needs to observe that the death was created not simply because of 'drug use', but by the use of defective prohibition based drug policy. More >>

Govt cannabis response loathsome & mealy-mouthed

Monday, 3 November 2003, 9:10 am | Mild Greens

Mild Greens say that government ministers, instead of receiving fat and unearned pay increases, deserve to be tried and condemned for perpetuating human rights abuses as a matter of policy. More >>

Cowan Death – Another Tragic Waste Ignored By Govt

Friday, 17 October 2003, 3:08 pm | Mild Greens

Mild Greens say that Police and Court resources wasted on a failed attempt to convict 3 men for the 2001 murder of 23yr old cannabis dealer Philip Cowan represents tragedy, dysfunction and considerable expense to the taxpayer – and all for nothing. More >>

GE - Death of Labour Government

Monday, 13 October 2003, 10:18 pm | Mild Greens

The Mild Greens agree with hundreds of thousands of Kiwis who will never forgive Labour for selling out to GE corporate contamination. More >>

The most appropriate legal status?

Thursday, 7 August 2003, 2:32 pm | Mild Greens

The Labour-Progressive Government's capitulation to the United Future party's anti-cannabis stance, categorically ruling out any change to the legal status in this parliamentary term, does not appear to be remotely 'evidence based'... and appears to violate standards ... More >>

NZ Police milking 'P epidemic'

Monday, 4 August 2003, 12:23 am | Mild Greens

Mild Greens say TV1's 'operation flower' special demonstrates that in busting hard-line crims for 'p', the people really 'taking care of business' are the prohibition administrators, police, courts, judiciary and lawyers and prison builders. More >>

"The shame of James Hargest High"

Friday, 11 July 2003, 3:51 pm | Mild Greens

A South Island co-ed high school now rates sexual assault as being of lesser consequence than cannabis consumption outside of school grounds and hours. More >>

ACT's Grand (prohibitionist slag-heap) Coalition

Tuesday, 3 June 2003, 8:33 am | Mild Greens

NZ's outspoken cannabis law reform advocacy group is saying it supports the coalescence of simple-minded right wing parties in NZ, as suggested this week by ACT (association of consumers and tax-payers) party leader Richard Prebble. More >>

J Day shows no respect for perverse law.

Thursday, 8 May 2003, 5:07 pm | Mild Greens

The Mild Greens say that massive “law-flouting” J-day protests around NZ on Saturday showed that the criminalising government has no moral authority over the many true freedom-lovers of NZ. More >>

“Fundamentally dishonest” drug laws

Friday, 11 April 2003, 5:38 pm | Mild Greens

New Zealand’s “fundamentally dishonest” drug laws will be represented at a Special Ministerial Session on global drug policy being held in Vienna over the next week. More >>

Maxim principles fail 'War on Drugs' acid test

Monday, 24 March 2003, 3:37 pm | Mild Greens

NZ’s conservative think-tank, the Maxim Institute, needs to rethink its advocacy against cannabis law reform, “or invite less politically incorrect guest speakers”, say the Mild Greens. More >>

URGENT - invoking PEACE - General Assembly

Wednesday, 19 March 2003, 2:42 pm | Mild Greens

I am writing to request that you commence action within caucus, post haste, to effect the URGENT instruction to the New Zealand United Nations Ambassador to call for General Assembly resolution 377A, Uniting for Peace, to prevent a slaughter and mayhem in ... More >>

Peace On Drugs Breaks Out In Brussels

Friday, 28 February 2003, 9:04 am | Mild Greens

According to the latest weather reports, Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 March 2003 should offer perfect conditions for spreading seeds of peace. More >>

Prostitution decrim “way overdue” – Mild Greens

Thursday, 20 February 2003, 1:18 pm | Mild Greens

It is untenable for the law to maintain that ‘sex work’ is criminal, say the Mild Greens, “much as it is disreputable for the law to maintain that the everyday activity of smoking a joint is a crime”. Prostitution involving consensual adults is nobody ... More >>

Youth statistics bolster decriminalisation cause

Wednesday, 5 February 2003, 8:13 pm | Mild Greens

Disproportionate criminalisation of NZ youth is being linked to NZ’s international high ranking in youth suicide, juvenile crime and teen pregnancy (amongst other things) by Christchurch social policy reform activists, the Mild Greens. More >>

Suspect Study Perpetrates "Reefer Madness" Myth

Monday, 25 November 2002, 9:23 am | Mild Greens

Cannabis law reformers say that research reported in the British Medical Journal - touting a causative link between cannabis use and mental illness - is fatally flawed and "conspiratorial" in its lack of objectivity. More >>