Sally Caswell: If we legalise cannabis we must keep business at bay

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

NZ Herald 22 January 2019  COMMENT: We must beware of extreme ideological positions in our cannabis discussion. In particular it would be good to acknowledge the “war on drugs”…

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Duncan Garner’s ‘big rethink’ on 2020 recreational cannabis vote

Monday, January 21, 2019

NewsHub 21 January 2019 Family First Comment: This is what happens when people fully think through the issue and don’t believe the smokescreens put up by the Green Party…

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Research shows smoking cannabis can be harmful to children, people with underlying health conditions

Monday, January 21, 2019

NewsHub 18 January 2019 Family First Comment:  “What we need to do is adopt a strategy that’s going to discourage use amongst younger people.” #SayNopeToDopeNZ A study in Christchurch…

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Health researchers: Wrong to imply cannabis is harmless drug

Friday, January 18, 2019

Researchers warn cannabis risks being downplayed Stuff co.nz 18 January 2019 Family First Comment: Everyone knows this. But the pro-drug groups try to pretend they don’t exist or don’t…

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Is marijuana as safe as we think?

Thursday, January 17, 2019

The New Yorker 14 January 2019 Family First Comment: A must-read book… Berenson used to be an investigative reporter for the New York Times, where he covered, among other things,…

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Smoking weed just ONCE could change a teenager’s brain

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Daily Mail 15 January 2019 Family First Comment: More reasons not to legalise.  #PeopleBeforeProfits  www.VoteNo.nz Just one or two joints is enough to change the structure of a teenager’s…

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This reporter took a deep look into the science of smoking pot. What he found is scary

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Mother Jones (San Francisco), January 5, 2019 Family First Comment:  Tell Your Children takes a sledgehammer to the promised benefits of marijuana legalisation, and cannabis enthusiasts are not going to like…

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Study: Michigan medical marijuana users are driving while high

Friday, January 11, 2019

Detroit Free Press 9 January 2019 Family First Comment: More than half of the medical marijuana users in Michigan have driven under the influence of the drug, creating a…

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Poll says dope referendum would easily pass – or would it?

Thursday, January 10, 2019

2020 cannabis referendum would easily pass, poll says  NewsHub 9 January 2019 Family First Comment: The poll is simply not robust or reliable. It’s a self selected polling panel with prizes…

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$488 million in drugs seized through Ports of Auckland vs $4000 Port of Tauranga

Thursday, January 10, 2019

NZ Herald 8 January 2019 Family First Comment: “Acting Minister of Customs Iain Lees-Galloway said the government was strongly committed to stopping the flow of illicit drugs across our…

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