• 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

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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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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Recent News

States that legalized marijuana have higher rates of mental illness, study says

Thursday, July 19, 2018

The Fayetteville Observer 18 July 2018 Family First Comment: This is significant! Could this be the reason why NZ’s mental health rate is rising so dramatically – our…

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Cannabis shows no benefit for chronic pain, major study finds

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Stuff co.nz 5 July 2018 Family First Comment: “Cannabis has proven medical benefits in treating drug-resistant epilepsy in children, chemotherapy-induced nausea and multiple sclerosis. Treatment of chronic pain…

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Colorado survey suggests legal marijuana is attracting homeless people

Sunday, July 8, 2018

CNN 4 July 2018 Family First Comment: No surprises. And we already have a homeless problem without adding to it A new survey in Colorado suggests that more…

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Why do we so consistently underplay the links between cannabis and psychosis? This isn’t a benevolent drug

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

The Independent 22 June 2018 Family First Comment: “A depressing aspect of the present debate about cannabis is that so many proponents of legalisation or decriminalisation have clearly…

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Meth raids: 22 arrests, guns, cash, Taser seized

Thursday, June 21, 2018

NewsTalk ZB 21 June 2018 Family First Comment: There’s no connection between marijuana and P. Yeah right. “Police also seized 71g of methamphetamine, with an estimated street value…

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Man charged with cultivating cannabis speaks

Thursday, June 21, 2018

‘I’m no Mr Big’ – man charged with cultivating cannabis speaks Stuff co.nz 20 June 2018 Family First Comment: This is exactly why we opposed the Green’s “grow…

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