Attempts to Legalise Dope In Troubled Portugal

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

TRAFFICKING, ORGANISED CRIME, CONSUMPTION, PSYCHOACTIVE SUBSTANCES ALL ON THE INCREASE Media Release 21 January 2019 Family First NZ says that it is significant that political parties in Portugal…

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Soft and Flawed Approach On Drugs At Music Festivals

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Media Release 2 January 2019  Family First NZ says that attempts to allow drug use and drug testing at music festivals is flawed and dangerous, and is being…

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Changes To Marijuana Laws Should Now Stop

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Media Release 11 December 2018 Family First NZ says that with the cannabis medicine bill being passed today, it is now time for politicians to move on from…

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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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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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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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Portugal A Success? You Be The Judge!

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Portugal’s drug decriminalisation in 2001 is touted as the positive example New Zealand should aspire to. The basis for such a proposition was based on a 2009 report…

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