Media Release

Maintaining Illegality Of Drugs Vital For Public Health

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Media Release 13 December 2018 Family First NZ says that the Government’s announcement of taking a tough line on synthetic cannabis is the right move, but maintaining the…

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Changes To Marijuana Laws Should Now Stop

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Media Release 11 December 2018 Family First NZ says that with the cannabis medicine bill being passed today, it is now time for politicians to move on from…

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Mental Health Inquiry Will Worsen Mental Health With Soft Approach On Drugs

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Media Release 4 December 2018  Family First NZ says that the Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction has made disturbing recommendations on the legal treatment of drugs which…

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Bob McCoskrie: Canada’s legal cannabis is no way to go

Friday, November 30, 2018

Published in the NZ Herald, 29 November 2018 Dr Benedikt Fischer’s analysis of Canada’s new law on legal marijuana demonstrates that cannabis legalisation is high in promise and…

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Children Hospitalised For Marijuana Poisoning & Mental Harm Will Worsen

Friday, November 30, 2018

Media Release 25 November 2018  Family First NZ is sounding a warning that too many children are being hospitalised for marijuana poisoning and mental harm already, and that…

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Cannabis and Family Breakdown Main Causes For Homelessness

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Media Release 28 November 2018  A new study examining why people become homeless has found that daily marijuana use significantly increases men’s likelihood of becoming homeless, and that…

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Recent News

The ‘weedification’ of America

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Fox News 7 December 2018 Family First Comment: A revealing media clip…. The stats coming out of Colorado are disturbing, and now they want a delivery service to your…

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Cannabis – the case against legalisation.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Andy Cook – CEO – Centre for Social Justice UK, 8 Dec 2018 Family First Comment: “Today the Centre for Social Justice pushes back against the increasing narrative of…

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Towns throughout NZ worried about drugs and housing crisis

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Radio NZ News 12 December 2018 Family First Comment: “there were some massive social challenges that were facing their communities. One that was extremely consistent was the damage of…

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Medicinal cannabis bill passes, with regulated market promised within a year and a legal defence until then

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Stuff co.nz 11 December 2018 Family First Comment:  Far from perfect, but should definitely go no further. The Government has passed its medicinal cannabis bill, which will establish a…

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Legalising cannabis will create 100,000 addicts, think tank warns

Monday, December 10, 2018

The Telegraph 7 December 2018 Family First Comment:  “Legalisation would also increase the frequency of use. Of those aged 18-24 who said they had smoked cannabis before, over a…

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Cannabis battle lines being drawn

Monday, December 10, 2018

Gisborne Herald 8 December 2018 Family First Comment:  “One of the main opponents will be the Family First movement whose head Bob McCoskrie has recently returned from the United…

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