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Topic # 143798 27-Apr-2014 19:02
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As the topic say's good to see something is being done about it.  http://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/9982968/Legal-highs-to-be-banned




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  Reply # 1032164 27-Apr-2014 19:04
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Yeah. Glad to see it. There's been a few incidents I've heard of where accidents have been caused and blamed on these things. 




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  Reply # 1032165 27-Apr-2014 19:08
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I see it lasting for all of abut 5 minutes. Matt Bowden & Co are far more clever than we give them credit and will have some work around for the law, ie what is 'low risk'?

The issue isn't the product it is the drop kicks that are convinced they need it. If I was the government I would create a ghost company and sell poisonous legal highs, that will sort out the issue pretty quick. #GovtConspiracy

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  Reply # 1032166 27-Apr-2014 19:13
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About time.





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  Reply # 1032169 27-Apr-2014 19:15
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Might not be as easy to get around as people may think , has to be tested which I believe is pretty expensive and can take up to 18 months to clear.




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Presso: Might not be as easy to get around as people may think , has to be tested which I believe is pretty expensive and can take up to 18 months to clear.


Maybe they just legalize the green stuff and be done with it?




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  Reply # 1032171 27-Apr-2014 19:20
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About time glad to hear this

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  Reply # 1032172 27-Apr-2014 19:34
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I agree that these should be banned
I disagree that 'the green stuff' should be made legal

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  Reply # 1032175 27-Apr-2014 19:42
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potpourri anyone?

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I better stock pile my coffee supply :)




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  Reply # 1032178 27-Apr-2014 19:44
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Nothing beats the original stuff. All governments are doing is pushing people to use more risky drugs to get high. If people want to get high, let them.

I know a lot of people who take stuff they have no idea what it's doing to them.

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  Reply # 1032180 27-Apr-2014 19:47
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Some of them end up on Geekzone posting something that makes no sense

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johnr: Some of them end up on Geekzone posting something that makes no sense


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  Reply # 1032184 27-Apr-2014 19:52
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All this will do is force it underground and back into the gangs...

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  Reply # 1032188 27-Apr-2014 19:58
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shrub: All this will do is force it underground and back into the gangs...


You didnt think that reply out... No one would put effort into this product. They just get weed. How would it get into the country and or get manufactured? 




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  Reply # 1032191 27-Apr-2014 20:02
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Ethanol, cigarettes are just so much healthier.

This is politics not health.

Let's be honest, parliament won't ban those drugs because too many of us voters are users already and we like to think we are so much better than those loser types who use synthetic highs.

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