• Sign the petition

    SIGN THE PETITION

    Tuesday, March 1, 2016

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  • Drug driving campaign

    Wednesday, June 24, 2015

    Stoned drivers are a problem in New Zealand. But they don’t want to hear it’s dangerous. Many reckon they actually drive safer and slower when they’re stoned. Thing…

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  • Shopkeepers (drug driving ad)

    Wednesday, June 24, 2015

    Some people think that if they’re a bit stoned, driving slower will make them safer. Trouble is, cannabis slows your reactions. So are you really safe to drive?

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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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  • Google Earth Reveals Devastation Caused by Marij...

    Tuesday, November 19, 2013

    (2013) Read the full story here: http://www.motherjones.com/blue-marbl… Environmental sociologist Anthony Silvaggio narrates a flyover of the devastation wrought by industrial scale pot growers.

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Media Release

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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National’s Medicinal Marijuana Appears Cautious & Compassionate

Friday, July 27, 2018

Media Release 27 July 2018 Family First NZ is welcoming the National party’s medicinal marijuana bill saying that the balance between caution and compassion appears to be right….

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Incomplete Drug Poll Ignores Major Concerns

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Media Release 24 July 2018 Family First NZ is rejecting calls for the laws on marijuana to be changed, and warns that the polling by drug advocates is…

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Govt Right To Be Nervous About Dope Vote

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Media Release 23 May 2018 Family First NZ says that the Government is right to be nervous about the fallout from a referendum on marijuana legalisation for recreational…

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Drug Foundation Tips On P Disturbing – For All Ages

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Media Release 2 May 2018 Family First says that Drug Foundation advice on methamphetamine use is not only foolish and illegal but is inappropriate at all levels and…

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Green’s ‘Medicinal’ Marijuana Bill Up In Smoke

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Media Release 31 January 2018 Family First NZ is welcoming the strong defeat of Chloe Swarbrick’s medicinal marijuana bill. “it makes no sense for two bills on the…

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Recent News

Teens who vape or use hookah are more likely to use marijuana later, study finds

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

CNN News 6 August 2018 Teens who used e-cigarettes and hookah were up to four times more likely to use marijuana later, according to a study published Monday…

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‘Decriminalisation by stealth’ suspected driver behind plunge in cannabis offences

Monday, August 6, 2018

NZ Herald 5 August 2018 The number of people appearing before our district courts on cannabis offences has halved over the past decade – a phenomenon being attributed…

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National would legalise cannabis if public voted in favour – Bridges

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Radio NZ News 31 July 2018 Family First Comment: National has changed their policy on referendums – apparently! “Oh I think we’ve got to, I mean we’ve got…

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Cannabis offending halves as methamphetamine offending doubles, figures show

Monday, July 30, 2018

Stuff co.nz 29 July 2018 Cannabis offences have halved in the past decade and the Drug Foundation says the figure reflects the fact police have adopted a more sensible approach to…

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Giles Newton-Howes: Is medical cannabis a wolf in sheep’s clothing?

Friday, July 27, 2018

NZ Herald 27 July 2018 Family First Comment: Excellent analysis… “The link between legislation of cannabis for medical uses and a growth in drug use disorder is great….

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Most in US think cannabis has health benefits, despite lack of data – study

Thursday, July 26, 2018

The Guardian 23 July 2018 Family First Comment: Well, this is interesting timing – and could have “NZ” in the title!! “She attributes the gaps between public perception…

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