Month: April 2014

PM: Legalising cannabis won’t kill legal highs

3News 22 April 2014 Prime Minister John Key says decriminalising cannabis will not prevent people from smoking synthetic highs. Stores selling legal highs over Easter Weekend did a roaring trade, with queues forming outside stores on Friday night, waiting for…

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Defn of Stupidity: Warned for promoting what works!!

I can’t just sit and watch misery of divorce – UK Judge Mail Online 17 April 2014 Senior judge Sir Paul Coleridge has called for action to ‘stem the tide’ of family breakdown – as it was revealed Britain has…

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Excellent summary of research on harms of Dope

Marijuana Madness CultureWatch 16 February 2014 In the US two states have recently decriminalised non-medical marijuana use: Colorado and Washington. US President Obama added fuel to the fire by saying, “I don’t think it is more dangerous than alcohol.” And…

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Welcome to Paradise

The Telegraph April 2014 People think Amsterdam is the prostitution capital of Europe but Germany has more prostitutes per capita than any other country in the continent, more even than Thailand …The idea of the law, passed by Chancellor Gerhard…

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Gardasil will be the biggest scandal in medical history

HPV Vaccine.info.org 14 April 2014 The former Merck doctor, French Dr. Bernard Dalbergue, was interviewed for the magazine Principe de Santé (Health Principles) in April this year, and in that interview he talks about his experiences in the pharmaceutical industry.…

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Politicians Should Maintain Workers’ Easter Break

Media Release 19 April 2014 Family First NZ is rejecting calls for any liberalisation of Easter trading laws and says that workers deserve a break to spend time with their families. “This is not an issue about choice as has…

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Repeat abortions climb with increased contraceptive use: UK

LifeSiteNews 15 April 2014 The British government has released statistics showing that while the teen pregnancy and abortion rates are dropping, the number of girls and women having repeat abortions continues to climb alongside steady increases in the use of…

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Schizophrenia – the cannabis link

Is this the ‘tobacco moment’ for cannabis? The Independent 17 April 2014 Henry Cockburn was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 2002 at the age of 20. Before that he was a heavy cannabis user. His father, Patrick Cockburn, The Independent’s award-winning…

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Parenting is a Privilege, not an Appointment!

The rise of ‘social’ surrogacy Mail Online 16 April 2014 It used to be that surrogacy was considered an option exclusively for infertile couples, but it appears more and more women are doing it for less medically urgent reasons. According…

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Poll finds stoned staff a growing concern

Stuff.co.nz 17 April 2014 Getting high before work is common for a wide range of Kiwis – and employers are increasingly undertaking drug testing themselves. The Global Drug Survey 2014, conducted in partnership with Fairfax Media, found that, of the…

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