Verily, there are lot of people who were concerned about the Switched On Gardener raids. Many hundreds filled in the Law Commission submission forms on Controlling and Regulating Drugs, which will be delivered to them on Monday. Although yesterday was the deadline, a few days late won't matter. The Law Commission's good like that. A similar approach is being taken to their Privacy Act reform consultations too. There's so much that can fly under the public radar, eh.
While we were packing up from the gig, I did a sweep of the grounds to tidy up the park like a tidy Kiwi should. Among the detritus was a great example of what I was saying earlier last week about the improv skills of kiwis, and why National's new laws are futile. Note the two Pump bottles in the animated gif below, featuring feline physicist Professor Hunter Gonzales:
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Burn a few holes in a small Pump bottle. Attach the nipple top of the smaller pump bottle has been adapted to fit a cone and voila! A Nebuliser! Those crafty Kiwis, eh. The law will never catch up with them.
I must admit I'm a bit stumped at Police Minister Judith Collins' war on drugs philosophy. I first met her when she was a fellow member of the Casino Control Authority along with my father. Collins recognises the need for regulated vices. What will it take to get her to see sense on the drug thing?
We are all very worried about National.