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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

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Dope Use Warrants Both Criminal & Health Approach

Friday, August 18, 2017

Media Release 17 August 2017 Family First NZ says that Ministry of Justice statistics debunk concerns expressed by Labour leader Jacinda Ardern, and claims by supporters of marijuana,…

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‘Value Your Vote’ Election Resource Launched

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Media Release 13 Aug 2017 For the fourth successive election, Family First NZ has launched their Value Your Vote resource to inform voters leading up to the September…

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Website to Help Families Oppose Dope Launched

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Media Release 4 July 2017 Family First NZ has launched a new website to inform families about the agenda to liberalise laws around marijuana and other drugs, and…


Green’s Medicinal Marijuana Bill Fails Safety Test

Friday, June 9, 2017

Media Release 8 June 2017 Family First NZ says that the private members bill of Green MP Julie Anne Genter should be rejected by MPs when it comes…

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Medicinal Marijuana Laws Leads To Dope Abuse – US Study

Friday, April 28, 2017

Media Release 27 April 2017 Family First NZ says that a new study on medicinal marijuana in the US should sound a clear warning to our government to…

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‘Petty’ Marijuana Users Not Filling Our Prisons

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Media Release 14 February 2017 Family First NZ says that Ministry of Justice statistics debunk claims by supporters of weakening laws around marijuana that hundreds of people are…


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National voters, wider public back cannabis law reform: poll

Sunday, August 20, 2017

NZ Herald 19 August 2017 Family First Comment: The Drug Foundation continues to push the smoke-screen of ‘medicinal’ and ‘decriminalise’ in order to legalise drugs in NZ. But…

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Little evidence shows cannabis helps chronic pain or PTSD

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Reuters 15 August 2017 Family First Comment: Lifting the smoke-screen…. “Between 45 and 85 percent of people seeking medical marijuana in the U.S. do so for pain management,…


Marijuana ‘may be worse than cigarettes for cardiovascular health’

Friday, August 11, 2017

Medical News Today 9 August 2017 Family First Comment: So much for it being a “harmless substance that just makes you feel good and doesn’t harm anyone….” www.saynopetodope.nz…

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Marijuana devastated Colorado, don’t legalize it nationally

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

USA Today 7 August 2017 Family First Comment: Great article – one that should be read by ALL kiwis! “Our country is facing a drug epidemic. Legalizing recreational…

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Changes to regulations will improve access to cannabidiol

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Scoop 7 August 2017 Family First Comment: A positive step (in contrast to the free-for-all proposed by the Greens and the Drug Foundation) “…an important step in New…

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Ross Bell: Police are not telling us enough about this killer drug

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

NZ Herald 8 August 2017 Family First Comment: “Our new model drug law, Whakawatea te Huarahi, proposes removing criminal penalties for personal possession and use of ALL drugs,…