Tag Archives: Cannabis Law Reform

Cannabis referendum: Where support for legalisation was highest — Family First NZ

NewsHub 7 November 2020 Data shows support for legalising cannabis was highest in Wellington, with 72 percent of voters casting their ballots in Wellington Central and 65 percent in Rongotai saying yes. Because voters on both the general and Māori rolls placed their papers in the same box, the Electoral Commission says it’s impossible to…

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Mike’s Minute: We made the right call on cannabis — Family First NZ

NewsTalk ZB 2 November 2020Family First Comment: Well said, Mike….“The Drug Foundation, an apolitical organisation, should be ashamed of itself, and it’s just as well the Chief Executive has quit because he was the chief instigator. Helen Clark should have known better. And as for her polls which told a completely different story to the real…

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Māori Council calls for police to address discrimination in cannabis arrests — Family First NZ

Radio NZ News 2 November 2020Family First Comment: Good call.Also focusing on why Maori disproportionately use drugs would also be a good call.Prevention and education matters. The New Zealand Māori Council has called on the police to use their powers of discretion to stop sending Māori to prison for low-level drug offences now the cannabis referendum…

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Voters Confused by Medicinal Aspect of Cannabis Referendum — Family First NZ

Media Release 2 November 2020Polling carried out by Curia Market Research after the cannabis referendum vote has revealed that many voters were confused around the legal status of medicinal cannabis which subsequently influenced their vote. The survey shows that 60% of voters who voted yes did so because they “wanted cannabis to be made available…

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Final Cannabis Law Reform Proposal Out — The BFD

The final proposed Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill is out. This post is about why, if you’re a conservative, you should vote yes in the Cannabis referendum. But first a summary: The Bill sets out a way for the Government to control and regulate cannabis. It proposes rules for growing, selling, buying, and consuming cannabis.The…

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Work fears if cannabis legal — Family First NZ

 

Two thirds of construction industry members worried about the effects of cannabis law reformStuff co.nz 11 August 2019Family First Comment: “As soon as you use the word ‘legal’ the perception is that it’s OK to do it.”Anyone knows that – except the Government and the Druggie Foundation. Construction industry figures say recruitment of the already under-resourced…

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Debate on cannabis law reform — Your NZ

Debate on cannabis law reform continues to crank up. Bob McCoskrie (Family First) has been prominent in opposing liberalisation. Just arrived – the great new book from ⁦@AlexBerenson⁩ . Looking forward to you visiting New Zealand 🇳🇿. We need some truth in the debate here. pic.twitter.com/qqXkqD5itJ — Family First NZ (@familyfirstnz) January 16, 2019 But […]

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Growing support for cannabis law reform — Kiwiblog

 

The Herald reports on polling Curia did for the NZ Drug Foundation. They show support has increased significantly for cannabis law reform. Support is overwhelming for not criminalising medical use, and is also very strong for personal use. There isn’t support though for selling. The Herald reports further: Not surprisingly 100 per cent of Green…

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Exclusive: Cannabis reform gets big tick from public – Use it, don’t sell it — New Zealand Herald – Top Stories

Public support for cannabis law reform has soared in the past year especially for medicinal use of cannabis, a poll commissioned by the New Zealand Drug Foundation has found. Support for personal possession …

via Exclusive: Cannabis reform gets big tick from public – Use it, don’t sell it — New Zealand Herald – Top Stories

Cannabis law reform – when, how, not if — Your NZ

It may take a change of government but it looks likely cannabis (and other drug) law will be reformed. It’s just a matter of when and how. The National Party is the main impediment to drug law reform. Stuff: What would happen if New Zealand legalised cannabis? Peter Dunne, the bespectacled politician in the bow-tie, was […]

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