Media Release

Canada’s marijuana law – confusion and uncertainty, and tears

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Canada’s law introduced on October 17 this year has huge variations of how the law will apply throughout the country. This will lead to confusion and uncertainty, but…

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Labour / Greens Playing Cynical Politics With Cannabis Medicine

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Media Release 17 Oct 2018 Family First NZ believes that Labour and Greens are playing cynical politics with the cannabis medicine issue because of the upcoming referendum on…

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WATCH – Family First Advocates Drug-Free – Not Drug-Friendly

Monday, October 15, 2018

On TVNZ1’s Q+A programme on Sunday evening we debated the legalisation of marijuana and the upcoming referendum with Green MP Chloe Swarbrick. The Greens have negotiated a referendum on this…

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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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Recent News

Study: Car Crashes Up Where Marijuana Is Legal

Friday, October 19, 2018

US News 18 October 2018 Family First Comment:  “Accidents are up by as much as 6 percent in in Colorado, Nevada, Oregon and Washington, compared to neighboring states without…

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Police find 97 bags of synthetic drugs during routine traffic stop

Friday, October 19, 2018

NewsHub 18 October 2018 Family First Comment:  This is typical  “He will face charges of possession of psychoactive substances for supply, and possession of cannabis – as well as…

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CBD: What is it and how is it being used

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Independent 17 October 2018  CBD, short for cannabidiol, is having a moment. Used in everything from snacks to moisturisers, products containing CBD (including oils, extracts, etc) seem to be everywhere….

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What’s that smell? California flower town’s shift to pot creates stink

Thursday, October 18, 2018

The Denver Post 10 May 2018 Marijuana has become a new crop of choice in the farmlands surrounding this tight-knit community of 14,000, which has long helped fuel…

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The elites hellbent on legalising marijuana (UK)

Thursday, October 18, 2018

PETER HITCHENS: The elites hellbent on legalising marijuana couldn’t care less about the families they obliterate Daily Mail 14 October 2018 Family First Comment:  A superb commentary…  “The Big…

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Kids will be able to possess weed under federal marijuana legislation

Thursday, October 18, 2018

LeaderPost 18 September 2017 Family First Comment:  A disturbing fact about Canada’s impending pot laws – youth, ages 12 to 18, will be able to possess up to five…

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