NZ cannabis club using vending machine to sell drugMar 22, 4:49 pm
Wellington, March 22 (ANI): New Zealand's first cannabis club has installed a vending machine to dispense the drug.The club, the Daktory in the West Auckland suburb of New Lynn, has been using the machine - which sells one gram bags of cannabis for 20 dollars - to avoid any of their members being charged with dealing the Class C drug.The hired vending machine is a standard dispenser but has been filled with cannabis rather than confectionery or toys, according to Stuff.co.nz.The Daktory was opened in November 2008 and boasted a membership of several thousand before its founder Dakta Green was jailed for eight months for possessing, selling and for allowing the Delta Ave warehouse to be used for drug taking in June 2011.The Solicitor-General later appealed the 61-year-old's sentence and it was more than doubled to 23 months.Following Green's sentencing the Daktory announced it was closing its doors to the public and would be used as the headquarters for the National Organisation for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (Norml).But Norml president Julian Crawford confirmed the club was again open for business from Wednesday to Sunday.Crawford said the vending machine had been a hit with guests with ''a few hundred sales'' taking place on busy nights.''It has been very popular, quite a few people come here," he stated.Crawford said the vending machine was ''an example of how things could be'' if cannabis was legalised.Waitemata police said the club was being monitored as part of "normal routine policing".Dakta Green, who changed his name from Ken Morgan in 2008, is expected to be released from jail in June and Crawford said he would return to the Daktory and cannabis activism. (ANI)
Indian men are 'bigger online shopaholics than women' Sep 3, 11:47 am
New Delhi, September 3 (ANI): Women are usually considered shopaholics and big spenders, but a new survey has found that men spend more per month than women on shopping online.Full Story »
Brazilian man born with his head 'upside-down' becomes inspirational public speaker Sep 2, 11:20 am
London, Sep 02 (ANI): A Brazilian man named Claudio Vieira de Oliveira was born with physical disabilities and has his neck folded back, but he has defied the odds to become an inspirational public speaker.Full Story »
Eating dinners with family can protect teens from cyberbullying Sep 2, 10:58 am
Washington, Sep 02 (ANI): A new study has revealed that family dinners, which are good for teenager's mental health, can also protect them from cyberbullying.Full Story »
Watching Hollywood action movies on TV can make you fat Sep 2, 9:18 am
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): A new study has suggested that people ate more while watching a Hollywood action movie on TV as compared to watching an interview program.Full Story »
- 'Support' essential to make relationships 'thrive'
- Now, pizzas that 'legally' help you get 'high'!
- Young e-cig users crave regular cigarettes more
- Now, 'magic mirror' that will make shopping easy for people
- Women backlash against 'anti-rape' nail polish
- 70pc Brits willing to sign 'Fifty Shades like' sex contracts
- Meet the thieves who hid stolen Rolex watches in their 'vaginas'
- Meet the 127-year-old Mexican woman who claims to be 'oldest ever human'
- Meet the black woman who gave birth to white baby
- Japanese teen girl named air guitar world champion
TOP VIDEO STORIES