Is smoking marijuana safe? Why we can’t let Big Weed bury the risks the way Big Tobacco did

Friday, February 15, 2019

NBC News – Think 14 February 2019 Family First Comment: “Big Tobacco used friendly researchers, polluted science and resisted controls on its product for generations. Millions of Americans died…

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Cannabis seized as ‘dob in a dealer’ campaign begins – Melbourne

Thursday, February 14, 2019

9 News 13 February 2019 Family First Comment: Good concept! “Designed to disrupt the supply chain of illicit drugs such as cannabis, methamphetamine and cocaine – the initiative aims…

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Smoking cannabis as a teen increases risk of depression and suicide as a young adult, says study

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Stuff co.nz 14 February 2019 Family First Comment: “This group of cannabis users represents approximately 5 to 10 per cent of the adolescent population, with these individuals being at…

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Disturbing footage: No illegal drugs used, say police

Thursday, February 14, 2019

NZ Herald 13 February 2019 Family First Comment: This is why it’s both a legal and a health issue. Going soft on the law sends all the wrong messages…

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Legal private use of cannabis a challenge for workplace drug testing

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Stuff co.nz 6 February 2019  OPINION: The Government recently announced that it will be undertaking a binding referendum on legalising the personal use of cannabis at the 2020 election….

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Cannabis company Helius Therapeutics removes billboards after complaints

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Stuff co.nz 11 February 2019 Family First Comment: “The ASA said it was not socially responsible to imply that all cannabis was “medicine”. It found the billboards breached both…

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Incidents of marijuana poisoning more than triple in Quebec since legalization

Monday, February 11, 2019

Fox News 8 February 2019  Incidents of cannabis poisoning in the Canadian province of Quebec have more than tripled since marijuana was legalized for recreational use, according to the local poison…

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Cannabis: I wish this referendum had a third option

Monday, February 11, 2019

Stuff co.nz 11 February 2019 Family First Comment: Interesting commentary “As a parent, I am worried about the normalisation of weed – worried that it becomes as common and…

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Cannabis chocolate bar sends two children to hospital-Canada 🇨🇦

Thursday, February 7, 2019

CTV News 3 February 2019 Family First Comment: “There have been several reported cases of children ending up in hospital after consuming cannabis products since the drug was partially…

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Colorado ER Doc Says “Recreational” Pot Has Ruined My Town

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Illinois Family Institute 30 January 2019 Family First Comment:  “She warns about the danger of edibles, the increase in homelessness and chronic absenteeism in schools, and the strain and…

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