Teens who vape or use hookah are more likely to use marijuana later, study finds

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

CNN News 6 August 2018 Teens who used e-cigarettes and hookah were up to four times more likely to use marijuana later, according to a study published Monday…

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‘Decriminalisation by stealth’ suspected driver behind plunge in cannabis offences

Monday, August 6, 2018

NZ Herald 5 August 2018 The number of people appearing before our district courts on cannabis offences has halved over the past decade – a phenomenon being attributed…

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National would legalise cannabis if public voted in favour – Bridges

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Radio NZ News 31 July 2018 Family First Comment: National has changed their policy on referendums – apparently! “Oh I think we’ve got to, I mean we’ve got…

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Cannabis offending halves as methamphetamine offending doubles, figures show

Monday, July 30, 2018

Stuff co.nz 29 July 2018 Cannabis offences have halved in the past decade and the Drug Foundation says the figure reflects the fact police have adopted a more sensible approach to…

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Giles Newton-Howes: Is medical cannabis a wolf in sheep’s clothing?

Friday, July 27, 2018

NZ Herald 27 July 2018 Family First Comment: Excellent analysis… “The link between legislation of cannabis for medical uses and a growth in drug use disorder is great….

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Most in US think cannabis has health benefits, despite lack of data – study

Thursday, July 26, 2018

The Guardian 23 July 2018 Family First Comment: Well, this is interesting timing – and could have “NZ” in the title!! “She attributes the gaps between public perception…

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National cannabis bill would not allow any smoking

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Stuff co.nz 25 July 2018 Family First Comment: They’ve obviously been reading our submission. This is exactly what we were promoting 👍🎉 www.saynopetodope.org.nz/medicinal National’s medicinal cannabis bill would…

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Disturbing – Pot used for morning sickness

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Woman smoked cannabis to alleviate morning sickness, court hears Stuff co.nz 25 July 2018 Family First Comment: The American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists recommends that all pregnant…

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Man jailed for poisoning workmates with marijuana ‘space cake’

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Stuff co.nz 25 July 2018 A man has received jail time for poisoning work colleagues with a marijuana-laced cake. Graham Jones, 58, was sentenced at North Shore District…

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New poll shows big jump in support for cannabis reform, especially for medicinal use

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

NZ Herald 24 July 2018  Key Points support for personal possession 67 per cent support for pain relief 87 per cent support for terminal pain relief 89 per…

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