Medical cannabis submissions – livestreaming

Join us for a livestream of oral submitters on the Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Bill.

SUBMITTERS – WEDNESDAY 4 APRIL:
 New Zealand Drug Foundation (9:45 – 10am)
 Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand (10 – 10:15am)
 ActionStation (10:15 – 10:30am)
 Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand (10:30 – 10:45am)
 Auckland Patients Group (APG) (11 – 11.15am)
 Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (11.15 – 11.30am)
 Medical Cannabis Awareness New Zealand (MCANZ) (11.30 – 11.45am)
 The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP)(11.45am – 12pm)
 Medical Research Institute of New Zealand – MRINZ and Medical Cannabis research collaborative (12 – 12.15pm)

The livestream starting at 9:45 am, Wednesday:

https://t.co/VUkvzu81QT

6 Comments

  1. Zedd

     /  April 4, 2018

    Thanks PG.. I was totally unaware of this ! 🙂

  2. Zedd

     /  April 4, 2018

    I watched some of the stream.. when it was working OK; Shane LB was by far the most informative.. someone even said he is ‘a walking encylopedia’

    I think the biggest issue, is the total lack of real research & the constant issue, that NZ is trying to ‘Reinvent the Wheel’ on this. We are over a decade behind other OECD countries & yet many of the ‘officials’ seem hesitant to look at their Evidence.

    It even looks like there could be some groups, who are perhaps just looking for excuses to maintain the status quo; because ‘its all just too hard’ OR they have other agendas ?

  3. Thanks for the praise, I’m sitting here with a cider unwinding before my next appointment.
    Looks like I have a lot of work to do on Nicky Wagner and perhaps Matt Doocey. Meeting Shane Reti this afternoon.

    • Zedd

       /  April 4, 2018

      good onya Shane !

      btw; is there a timetable for other sessions ?
      I did not see anything in the parliament website.

      I was a little concerned that the Select committee seems to be only Lab/Nat MPs..
      esp. since Natl seem to have a VERY narrow view on this issue; likely ‘Big Pharma’ only.. if at all ??