Chloe Swarbrick’s letter to Health minister Andrew (in two parts):
And the minister’s reply:
Lots of words from Hon Andrew Little. He certainly can't be accused of substance abuse.
Little of substance indeed. :-/
"I wish Katy and her son the very best"
Sounds like his version of "thoughts and prayers".
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.
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It was back in 2011 after 3yrs work the Law Commission recommended the MDA be rescinded and replaced with a Health Act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: