• Sign the petition

    SIGN THE PETITION

    Tuesday, March 1, 2016

    CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE PETITION

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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

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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Rejection of Green’s ‘Medicinal’ Marijuana Bill Welcomed

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Media Release 30 January 2018 Family First NZ is welcoming National’s rejection of the Green’s private members bill on medicinal marijuana, and is now calling on NZ First…

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Green’s Grow-Your-Own-Dope-Medicine Bill Is Flawed

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Media Release 29 January 2018 Family First NZ says that politicians should reject the Green’s private members bill on medicinal marijuana, labelling it as flawed and dangerous, and…

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Govt Must Listen To Medical Profession on Marijuana

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Media Release 20 December 2017 Family First NZ says that any legislation on medicinal marijuana should be based on legitimate and responsible scientific research on the potential benefits…

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Answering Your Questions on Medicinal Marijuana – A Briefing Paper For Families

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The Labour-led government is focusing on the ‘medicinal marijuana’ issue, with the intention of medicinal cannabis being more available to people with terminal illness or chronic pain, and allowing for…

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Medicinal Marijuana Must Be Based on Research

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Media Release 19 December 2017 Family First NZ says that any legislation on medicinal marijuana should be based on legitimate and responsible scientific research on the potential benefits…

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Recent News

NZ Medical Association not supporting medicinal cannabis

Thursday, April 12, 2018

NewsTalk ZB 11 April 2018 A group that supports doctors says it cannot support a bill to allow the use of medicinal cannabis because it isn’t a medicine….

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Blue collar workers on cocaine a worrying trend found by workplace drug testing agency

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

TVNZ One News 11 April 2018 Family First Comment: “methamphetamine and cannabis are both “on the up” and they are still the main drugs being use.” Exactly. So…

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NOPE! Govt asked to widen marijuana bill

Thursday, April 5, 2018

Government asked to widen marijuana bill by New Zealand Drug Foundation Stuff co.nz 5 April 2018 Family First Comment: Yes we should heed the warnings of pharmacists and…

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Hemp innovation hub to be launched in Rotorua

Friday, March 23, 2018

NZ Herald 23 March 2018 A hemp/cannabis education and innovation hub is to be launched in Rotorua. Crash Palace backpackers owner Chris Woodney has a research and breeding…

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Helen Clark backs festival drug-testing and injecting rooms

Friday, March 23, 2018

NZ Herald 22 March 2018 Family First Comment: Backs “injecting rooms”!!!!?? And apparently this is a “health” approach. Shocking. www.saynopetodope.nz Former prime minister Helen Clark is backing injecting…

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Study: Negative Effects of Marijuana Smoke Linger Longer Than Tobacco Smoke

Friday, March 23, 2018

US News 20 March 2018 Family First Comment: “We in the public health community have been telling them for decades to avoid inhaling secondhand smoke from tobacco. We…

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