Youth smoking at all-time low – survey

Thursday, February 15, 2018

NewsHub 15 February 2018 Family First Comment: Great trend. So if we can say no to smoking tobacco (and the message is heard and heeded), we can also…

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How they voted on Green’s grow-your-own-dope-medicine bill

Thursday, February 1, 2018

National NO! ALL National MPs – even Chris Bishop and Nikki Kaye!     NZ First NO! ALL NZ First MPs   Labour NO! Peeni Henare, Willie Jackson,…

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Woman left with lasting fear after partner’s marijuana binge

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Otago Daily Times 1 February 2018 Family First Comment: Marijuana a harmless mellow substances that harms no-one else? Yeah right. “Thammahetti Mudalige lost his job after failing a…

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Green Party bill to provide greater access to medicinal cannabis falls short

Thursday, February 1, 2018

NZ Herald 31 January 2018 Green MP Chloe Swarbrick’s bill on medicinal cannabis has been stubbed out in Parliament tonight. In an emotive debate at the first reading,…

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Two paths to cannabis reform

Thursday, February 1, 2018

NewsRoom 31 January 2018 Family First Comment: This article highlights why we oppose the Greens bill… “’Would you grow your own aspirin?’ Indeed, cannabis contains over 400 distinct…

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The Libertarian Case for Drug Prohibition

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

The Public Discourse 28 January 2018 Family First Comment: An excellent article….. “Recreational drug use interferes with clear thinking. The very activity is centered around the consumption of…

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MPs to vote on medicinal cannabis bills

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Radio NZ News 30 January 2018 MPs will vote this afternoon on the government’s plan to make medicinal cannabis more widely available. But some advocates are worried lawmakers…

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Cannabis campaigners say New Zealand is lagging behind the rest of the world

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Stuff co.nz 28 January 2018 Family First Comment: Rest of the world??? Dream on. Couple of countries and states – who are now paying the price, as this…

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Bill aims to introduce driver drug testing for MDMA, cannabis and methamphetamine

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Stuff.co.nz 22 January 2018 National’s Wairarapa MP Alastair Scott’s member bill would allow police to carry out saliva testing when a driver was suspected of being drug-impaired. He…

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US 9yo accidentally passes marijuana-laced gummy bears to classmates

Monday, January 22, 2018

NewsHub 20 January 2018 A child in the US state of New Mexico has suffered a bad reaction after mistaking her parent’s medical marijuana gummy bears for regular…

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