Media Release

I Visited Colorado To See Dope Legalisation. Don’t Go There.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Legalised dope is a licence for Big Marijuana to exploit young people Bob McCoskrie – National Director, Family First NZ Published in the Dominion Post 15 November 2018…

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Evidence Proves Tax Argument For Marijuana Is Flawed

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Media Release 7 November 2018 Family First New Zealand says that the cost benefit analysis of drug law reform may sound attractive, but international evidence shows that it…

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Global Commission on Drug Policy Promotes Flawed Drug-Rights Culture

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Media Release 25 October 2018 Family First says that the Global Commission on Drug Policy has a flawed approach to drug use in our society, and is more…

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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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Recent News

How liberal is Simon Bridges really?

Monday, November 19, 2018

NewsHub 19 November 2018 Family First Comment:  If being ‘conservative’ means being against drugs and for life, then be 100% ‘conservative’, Simon. www.ChooseLife.nz www.SayNopeToDope.nz  www.RejectAssistedSuicide.nz On Monday morning AM…

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Mum and former lawyer warns against legalising cannabis after synthetic drugs tears life apart

Monday, November 19, 2018

NZ Herald 17 November 2018 Family First Comment: Thank you Elizabeth! We are so grateful for you sharing your story and breaking through the sales pitch of groups like…

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Canada: officials urge action to keep edible marijuana away from kids

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The Guardian 11 November 2018 Family First Comment: Next time the Drug Foundation or a Green MP says how great Canada 🇨🇦 is, mention this story… “federal legislation prohibits…

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‘Big Marijuana’ is actually a thing

Monday, November 12, 2018

CommonWealth Magazine 8 November 2018  Dire warnings about large investors entering legal market were right, just not accurate. DURING THE 2016 CAMPAIGN, and since the passage of the…

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Rise in use of marijuana by pregnant women alarming

Friday, November 9, 2018

Washington Times 5 November 2018 Family First Comment: this is the effect of normalising drug use – as the Greens and the Drug Foundation want to do. “Unlike alcohol…

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Federal ministers defend cannabis rollout after Enquête uncovers ties to organized crime

Friday, November 9, 2018

CBC News 2 November 2018 Family First Comment: “…it’s a troubling sign that, two weeks into the era of legal cannabis, the black market appears to have infiltrated Canada’s…

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