iHemp Magazine iHemp - Issue 1 - Sept 2018 - Page 12

“ Sir , can you please come with us until this is sorted ?” said the policeman . “ But I have these papers which officials assisted me to prepare ,” I said . “ Yes , sir please just sit quietly in the back of the car ,” they said . “ What ’ s gonna happen to my wheels ?" Sound of trumpets … an hear comes the cavalry in a dark limo … Out hops Peter … flashes some bloody badge or something . Lots of forelock pulling and apologies from the police . I got my first 20kg of seeds , this was huge for me .
Richard was in England earning pounds an hour as an accountant but constantly phoning and being supportive to me .
Phillida of course didn ’ t last long and eventually got booted from parliament ( in my view due to her support for iHemp ). But , I have no real proof of that . Plus , many officials appeared to have gone the same way .

2000 We attempted to get trials going , but was not to be .

2001 Finally got the trials going and there were many , many , times when I wondered if it was worth me continuing . I did get support from my mates however . The support reminded me of my fishing industry days . Divers would ring me in the office and say : “ Yes Mack , you keep beavering away there , so we can go make $ 30k today .”

No matter how easy it looks , there is always some poor bastard beavering away doing the impossible yards and when you get there , folk appear to have just taken it for granted .
Then there is the modern iHemp pioneers . For Instance my son Axel rang me yesterday saying “ Did you see the Country Calendar Program ?
Made me enraged to see this fool claiming to be ' The iHemp Pioneers '". Had to calm my son down and explain that “ It ’ s just humans for you .”

2002 We got the first license to deal in cannabis legally and we imported the first 20kg of seeds from Hungary , being Kompolti and Uniko B . When I went to customs on the wharf in Wellington to pick it up , I could see the official looking through papers an books and not finding what he was looking for . So I tried ringing Peter Pratt , chair of the working group as I ’ d told him I believed I would be arrested at some time .

No answer , so I left a message , then rang Dave Nendick Entomologist ( MAF ) who had done the Phytosanitary reports . Ah oh , here comes the Police . Peter Pratt had told me I ’ d only be arrested once .
The funny thing was with Hungary being an the Eastern Block country , they didn ’ t give a toss re : THC content an they both came back from ESR tests showing 5.2 % THC - so we were never allowed to grow them again .
Without Richard and his support I may well have wavered , I ’ m incredibly grateful to

“ Sir , can you please come with us until this is sorted ?” said the policeman . “ But I have these papers which officials assisted me to prepare ,” I said . “ Yes , sir please just sit quietly in the back of the car ,” they said . “ What ’ s gonna happen to my wheels ?" Sound of trumpets … an hear comes the cavalry in a dark limo … Out hops Peter … flashes some bloody badge or something . Lots of forelock pulling and apologies from the police . I got my first 20kg of seeds , this was huge for me .

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Richard was in England earning pounds an hour as an accountant but constantly phoning and being supportive to me. Phillida of course didn’t last long and eventually got booted from parliament (in my view due to her support for iHemp). But, I have no real proof of that. Plus, many officials appeared to have gone the same way. 2000 We attempted to get trials going, but was not to be. 2001 Finally got the trials going and there were many, many, times when I wondered if it was worth me continuing. I did get support from my mates however. The support reminded me of my fishing industry days. Divers would ring me in the office and say: “Yes Mack, you keep beavering away there, so we can go make $30k today.” No matter how easy it looks, there is always some poor bastard beavering away doing the impossible yards and when you get there, folk appear to have just taken it for granted. Then there is the modern iHemp pioneers. For Instance my son Axel rang me yesterday saying “Did you see the Country Calendar Program? Made me enraged to see this fool claiming to be 'The iHemp Pioneers'". Had to calm my son down and explain that “It’s just humans for you.” 2002 We got the first license to deal in cannabis legally and we imported the first 20kg of seeds from Hungary, being Kompolti and Uniko B. When I went to customs on the wharf in Wellington to pick it up, I could see the official looking through papers an books and not finding what he was looking for. So I tried ringing Peter Pratt, chair of th ݽɭ)ɽ́'eѽ$ٕ$ݽձ)ɕѕЁͽѥ)9ݕȰͼ$ЁͅѡɅٔ)9ѽЀ5ݡ)ѡAѽͅхɕ̸ɔ)ѡAAѕȁAɅЁѽ'e䁉)ɕѕ)Qչѡ݅́ݥѠ!չ䁉)ѡѕɸ չ䰁ѡ䁑eЁٔ)ѽ́ɔQ! ѕЁѡ䁉Ѡ)ɽMHѕ́͡ݥԸȔQ! ͼݔݕɔ)ٕȁݕѼɽ܁ѡ)]ѡЁIɐ́Ё$ݕ)ٕٔ݅ɕ'eɕ䁝ɅѕհѼ+qMȰԁ͔ݥѠ́չѥѡ́)ͽѕtͅѡ+q Ё$ٔѡ͔́ݡ́ͥѕ)Ѽɕɔt$ͅ+qḛͥȁ͔ЁͥЁեѱ䁥ѡѡȳt)ѡͅ+q]ӊéѼݡ)Mչյ̃ȁ́ѡم䁥)ɬ)=Ё́Aѕˊ́͡ͽ䁉)ͽѡ1́ɕձ)ɽѡ$Ё䁙Ѐ͕̰ѡ́݅)՝ȁ(