Drug reform in New Zealand moves at snail pace

The response to my 2019 book on the global drug war, Pills, Powder and Smoke, continues.

The New Zealander activist John Minto, a host on my recent, hugely successful book tour for The Palestine Laboratory (where it became a best-seller), recently bought a copy of my drug war book and wrote about in the NZ outlet, The Daily Blog, in the context of the upcoming New Zealand election.

In short, most of the major political parties have a long way to go to rationally view “illegal” drugs and those who consume them.

Politicians needs to be continually pressured to break with the decades-long and failed “war on drugs” mindset.

Read on: “Pills, Powder and Smoke” – drug policy for Election 2023 | The Daily Blog

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