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Roaring Lion

I read that a 51 year old kiwi man, has recently been sentenced to 20 months jail for cultivating a ‘commercial quantity’ of cannabis.. BUT he went down as a… 137 more words

Misuse of Drugs Act 1971, Is It Well Out Of Date!?!

In order to celebrate the fact we have teamed up with Kenneth Barrow Solicitors to take on defense cases for those being charged with criminal offences, Dan will be taking a look at the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971. 642 more words


Police States and Orwellian Realities: Drug Laws in the US

I am not one to read books like THE NEW JIM CROW. Though I bought it randomly from a peace and justice store in Vermont, I am so glad I did. 373 more words


Drug Reform: Incrementalism or Abolition?

by Julian Buchanan, Associate Professor, Institute of Criminology, Victoria University of Wellington.

13th May 2015

While a minority of groups have benefitted from drug prohibition… 696 more words


Amicus Curiae: Running While Black and Driving While Brown - Racial Profiling by American and New Zealand Police

Rebecca Hallas

Following the death of Freddie Gray, there have been thousands of people converging in the streets of Baltimore to protest the numbers of black men dying at the hands of the American police force. 673 more words

Amicus Curiae

Help the Drug Policy Alliance Legalize Medical Marijuana

The CARERS Act, which the Drug Policy Alliance had a significant hand in developing, is the first-ever bill in the U.S. Senate to legalize marijuana for medical use and the most comprehensive medical marijuana bill ever introduced in Congress. 74 more words


Cannabis IP Remedies: Erie-ly Familiar, Patently Different

If you’re familiar with my writing, you probably expect (or dread) an anecdotal segue to basic policy concerns of intellectual property law. Perhaps fortunately, I don’t have an anecdote for patent infringement. 2,163 more words