Link between Adolescent Pot Smoking and Psychosis Strengthens

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
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Scientific American 20 October 2017 Family First Comment: Why would we want to legalise and normalise such a harmful substance? “…People who had consumed cannabis before age 18…

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Legalisation of cannabis will be bad for New Zealand’s young and impressionable

Sunday, October 22, 2017
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WhaleOil,co.nz 22 October 2017 Family First Comment: Not often we quote from ‘WhaleOil’ (for good reason!) but this guest post is excellent… “What does a referendum do? Whatever…

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Move to reform cannabis laws meets supporters, opponents

Sunday, October 22, 2017
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Radio NZ News 21 October 2017 Family First Comment: We said “”It just seems highly ironic that we’re starting to finally realise the harms of tobacco and trying…

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Dunne: Government will need to follow through on cannabis reform

Saturday, October 21, 2017
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NewsTalk ZB 21 October 2017 The prospect of a referendum on legalising cannabis is being welcomed by Peter Dunne who brought in and then banned synthetic versions of…

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Greens promised referendum on personal cannabis use – Ardern wants national discussion

Friday, October 20, 2017
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Stuff co.nz 20 October 2017 Family First Comment: “Conservative lobby group Family First was already preparing to rail against the prospect of a referendum. National director Bob McCoskrie…

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Greens secure referendum on personal cannabis use

Friday, October 20, 2017
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NewsTalk ZB 20 October 2017 A public referendum on legalising cannabis for personal use will be held by the 2020 election as part of the agreement between the…

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Teens using less alcohol, tobacco and more marijuana, e-cigarettes in Hampshire County: survey

Thursday, October 19, 2017
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MassLive 17 October 2017 Family First Comment: Still want to soften the laws on marijuana? Of course not. Just look at the social experiment in US gone wrong….

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Taranaki woman wins 12-month fight to be given medicinal cannabis

Monday, October 16, 2017
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Stuff co.nz 13 October 2017 A Taranaki woman with multiple sclerosis has won a year-long battle to become one of the first people in New Zealand to be allowed to ease…

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Opinion: Marijuana is not an all-purpose medical cure

Monday, October 16, 2017
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CBC News 14 October 2017 Family First Comment: A fascinating article from a Canadian pediatrician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of children with developmental disabilities. (So…

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Report: Colorado marijuana use No.1 in nation among teens, adults

Thursday, October 12, 2017
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The Denver Channel 11 October 2017 Family First Comment: Still want to liberalise drug laws? Of course not! “Colorado youth now ranks No. 1 in the nation for…

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