Did you know that under the Ministry of Health Act 2013 that marijuana fits the description of a medicine? In the Act it reads in part that, “Medicine means any substance whether of animal, plant or synthetic origin which is used internally or externally for alleviating disease”.
Dear Editor, in Monday’s edition of the Cook Islands News (18-7-22), Teariki Heather, the leader of the United Party, put out a lot of misleading and misinformed comments regarding the upcoming referendum on medicinal cannabis.
I wish to present my thoughts in regards to issues which I feel are important for those courageous people who have decided to be candidates in the coming General Election, writes world renowned artist and cultural icon Mike Tavioni BEM.
If a Government demonstrates so little respect for its duties under our foundation law, the Constitution, and can get away with it for want of being challenged, do your readers not think for one moment that therein is a temptation in itself to venture into other administrative areas, writes John Scott, former Clerk of Parliament.
Dear Editor, English historian Lord Sir John Acton in a letter to Bishop Mandell Creighton about how historians should judge the abuse of power by past rulers, is best remembered for the remark, “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”
Te Are Manu is the only vet clinic in the Cook Islands and we want to serve the community of the Cook Islands, not just Rarotonga. We hope to be able to visit as many of the Pa Enua as we are able at regular intervals, writes clinic’s medical director Dr Michael Baer.