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Proposed Reform of Misuse of Drugs Act Well Overdue

Wednesday, 13 July 2011, 5:15 pm | Stargate

Stargate co-founder Matt Bowden welcomed confirmation from Associate Minister of Health Hon Peter Dunne that the Government supported the Law Commission’s recommendations on a regulatory regime for new psychoactives, and is working to put in place such ... More >>

Recall of Kronic Pineapple Express

Thursday, 30 June 2011, 4:12 pm | Stargate

Stargate Operations Limited is the importer of the cannabinoid compounds used to produce Kronic Pineapple Express, which was recalled by the Ministry of Health today after testing indicated that Pineapple Express had been contaminated with a small ... More >>

Dunne Makes Right Decision on Synthetic Cannabis

Thursday, 31 March 2011, 9:27 am | Stargate

Matt Bowden, co-founder of Stargate International, is delighted by the announcement of Associate Minister of Health, Hon Peter Dunne, that cannabinomimetics, or synthetic cannabis, are to be made a restricted substance under the Misuse of Drugs Amendment ... More >>

Clear advice on designer drugs

Friday, 21 January 2011, 10:12 am | Stargate

Social Tonics Association New Zealand Chairman and party pill developer Matt Bowden echoed police messages today that since the banning of BZP party pills the recreational drug market was more dangerous for consumers with the unregulated nature of the black ... More >>

New Party Pill Set To Rock.

Sunday, 8 November 2009, 10:53 am | Stargate

Well known drug policy activist and rock musician Matt Bowden said that Associate Minister of Health Peter Dunne’s announcement to schedule natural energy pill ingredient DMAA as a Restricted Substance under the Misuse of Drugs Act  was “welcome news.” More >>

EASE trial terminated after conflicting advice

Sunday, 9 April 2006, 2:32 pm | Stargate

Stargate International today announced its decision to terminate a non-therapeutic clinical trial after receiving conflicting opinions on the legality of one of the compounds in the ecstasy alternative "EASE". More >>

Party pills: BZP safety review

Thursday, 26 January 2006, 2:12 pm | Stargate

This statement is only partially correct. Certainly BZP has not been subjected to full clinical trials as would be required for a new medicinal product, and the information that is available is not as complete as we would like. However there is some limited ... More >>

Party pill industry calls for more regulation

Thursday, 26 January 2006, 2:09 pm | Stargate

The Social Tonics Association of New Zealand (STANZ) today called on the Minister for Drug Policy, Hon Jim Anderton, to introduce further regulations to make party pills even safer. More >>




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