VALUE YOUR VOTE 2017: Marijuana

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Supporters of decriminalisation would have us believe that cannabis is a gentle, harmless substance that gives users little more than a sense of mellow euphoria and hurts no…

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Half of Kiwis Say Nope To Dope

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Media Release 5 September 2017 Family First NZ says that the Vote Compass survey run by TVNZ rebuts the spurious and vested interest claims made by NORML and…

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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…

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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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Govt Must Be Cautious Of ‘Smokescreen’ Around Medicinal Marijuana

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Media Release 8 February 2017 Family First NZ says that the government must take a cautious approach based on extensive research and appropriate safeguards around medicinal marijuana, but…

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Polls Show Dope Not A Done Deal

Monday, August 15, 2016

Media Release 15 August 2016 Family First NZ is rejecting calls for the laws on marijuana to be changed, and says that the poll released today confirms that…

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