Hard News by Russell Brown

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Hard News: A picture of official callousness and detachment

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  • Russell Brown,

    Auckland • Since Nov 2006 • 22848 posts Report Reply

  • Regan Cunliffe,

    Lots of words from Hon Andrew Little. He certainly can't be accused of substance abuse.

    Kaukapakapa • Since Mar 2007 • 6 posts Report Reply

  • linger, in reply to Regan Cunliffe,

    Little of substance indeed. :-/

    Tokyo • Since Apr 2007 • 1941 posts Report Reply

  • Moz,

    "I wish Katy and her son the very best"

    Sounds like his version of "thoughts and prayers".

    Sydney, West Island • Since Nov 2006 • 1233 posts Report Reply

  • Deep Blue,

    Most open, transparent and caring government, ever.
    If you talk the talk, you need to back it with actions.
    The “thoughts and prayers” analogy is apt.

    Te Awamutu • Since Sep 2014 • 12 posts Report Reply

  • Julian Buchanan,

    So sad and tragic. I can empathise because one of my sons has epilepsy (I dislike the label epileptic) which has failed to respond to the anti-epileptic pharmaceutical drugs

    The Misuse of Drugs Act is a shameful blot on our history.

    Why people haven't been rallying in support of the recommendation of Law Commission Review to rescind the law baffles me.

    It was back in 2011 after 3yrs work the Law Commission recommended the MDA be rescinded and replaced with a Health Act

    Why a decade of near silence on their recommendation?
    Here's one explanation:

    https://julianbuchanan.medium.com/new-zealand-drug-policy-2010-2020-how-did-a-country-poised-for-world-leading-reform-deliver-a-a0a13cd86587

    Wellington • Since Jul 2020 • 5 posts Report Reply

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