A car door slams. Three men in blue walk up to my door.
They say 'Redwood, you got a right to remain silent.'
I say 'I'm not very good at that, especially when you practice such violence...
to my Medicine Woman.'
Since the NZ Police visited my home in 2015, my personal activism has been focused on legalising cannabis in Aotearoa New Zealand. Here are some snippets of my story...
Golden Bay woman wins legal victory for medicinal cannabis
Could loophole give Kiwis more access to medicinal cannabis? (TV clip)
First Kiwi to publicly and legally bring medicinal cannabis into NZ (TV clip)
Meet Rebecca Reider: The woman who legally brought cannabis into New Zealand without a sniff from Customs
(Note: Do not try emulating me; the method I used to import cannabis from the US is currently being blocked.)
Advocacy (a small selection of it...)
Medicinal cannabis users pen open letter to new government, pleading for law change
What medicinal cannabis campaigners want from the government
We're all human: A cannabis patient's report from Parliament
Cannabis advocate's impressive justification for legalisation (TV)
My poetic testimony at the Health Select Committee, NZ Parliament, April 2018:
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