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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Study Shows Costs Of Legal Marijuana Exceeds Revenues 4:1

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Media Release 20 November 2018 Family First New Zealand says that a new study on the impact of marijuana legalisation in Colorado has found that for every one…

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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  and…

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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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