• Wine Gummy Bears Raise Concern For Children

    Tuesday, September 25, 2018

    Media Release 25 September 2018  Family First NZ is concerned about reports that a Marlborough candy company is marketing wine gummy bears, and is warning that alcohol edibles…

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  • Govt Says No To Global Call To Reduce Illicit Dr...

    Tuesday, September 25, 2018

    Media Release 24 September 2018  Family First is shocked and dismayed that Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is not willing to join other countries in developing national action plans…

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    Tuesday, March 1, 2016

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  • Cannabis-Based Medicines

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    We don’t have to smoke the stuff. Really. Current medical marijuana programs are a joke — but no laughing matter Researching and developing marijuana-based medicines the right way…

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  • Kevin Sabet Marijuana Presentation

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    Marijuana Policy: Informing a smart approach Kevin Sabet PhD SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana)

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  • Drug Driving in Aotearoa

    Wednesday, September 10, 2014

    (2013) Three Maori boys find themselves in a situation familiar to most kids growing up in New Zealand – sitting outside in the car, waiting for one of…

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  • Anti-cannabis advert

    Monday, September 8, 2014

    (2009) The government launches a new ad campaign to warn young people of the risks of taking cannabis.

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  • Oppose Legalizing Marijuana

    Monday, January 6, 2014

    (2010) This gripping 85-second video from http://MarijuanaHarmsFamilies.com will show you why legalising marijuana in California is a bad idea. For video documentation, visit http://MarijuanaHarmsFamilies.com — a project of…

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Media Release

Wine Gummy Bears Raise Concern For Children

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Media Release 25 September 2018  Family First NZ is concerned about reports that a Marlborough candy company is marketing wine gummy bears, and is warning that alcohol edibles…

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Govt Says No To Global Call To Reduce Illicit Drugs

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Media Release 24 September 2018  Family First is shocked and dismayed that Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is not willing to join other countries in developing national action plans…

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U.S. Paying The Price for Big Marijuana

Monday, September 17, 2018

Media Release 15 September 2018  Family First NZ says that the latest US government survey on drug use and health makes sobering reading, and on the back of…

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Marijuana Legalisation in Colorado Sends Clear Warning

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Media Release 13 September 2018 Family First NZ says that the experience of Colorado with legalisation of dope and the rise of Big Marijuana should send a clear…

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Roadside Drug Testing Is A Must To Protect Families

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Media Release 6 September 2018 Family First is calling on the government to support roadside drug testing, saying that we should take every measure possible to protect families…

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Bob McCoskrie: Move Over Big Tobacco, Here Comes Big Marijuana

Saturday, August 4, 2018

3 August 2018 Recent polling of New Zealand’s view on marijuana laws has been used to claim that there is widespread support for marijuana and that it’s time…

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Recent News

Alcohol, tobacco and drug consumption all report increases

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The Portugal News 21 September 2018 Family First Comment:  Drug proponents always quote Portugal as a success story… “The consumption of alcohol, tobacco and illegal psychoactive substances, mainly cannabis,…

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Cannabis capital of New Zealand revealed

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

NZ Herald 26 September 2018 Family First Comment: “Drugs were a huge part of policing in Northland because it was a major driver of crime, whether cannabis or methamphetamine….

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Why do we so consistently underplay the links between cannabis and psychosis? This isn’t a benevolent drug

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Independent 22 June 2018  What is really needed in dealing with cannabis is a “tobacco moment”, as with cigarettes 50 years ago, when a majority of people became convinced that…

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Jacinda Ardern rejects Trump’s call for war on drugs

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

TVNZ One News 24 September 2018 Family First Comment:  “The document requires the countries which sign to develop national action plans to reduce the demand for illicit drugs, cut…

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South Africa legalises private use of marijuana

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

NewsHub 19 September 2018 South Africa’s highest court has allowed the private use of marijuana, upholding a lower court’s ruling that found the criminalisation of cannabis was unconstitutional….

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BREAKING: HHS Reports Heavy Marijuana Use Skyrocketing

Monday, September 17, 2018

SAM 14 September 2018 Family First Comment:  There are now twice as many daily or near daily marijuana users in the US than just a decade ago, according to…

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