Statement on the proposed changes to the Misuse of Drugs Act

Friday, December 14, 2018

Scoop 13 December 2018 Family First Comment: “Officers apply discretion on a daily basis in dealing with a range of matters, including the possession and use of drugs. Applying…

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When the Makers of Marlboro and Corona Get Into Marijuana

Friday, December 14, 2018

The New York Times 12 December 2018 Family First Comment: “There’s always been the expectation that big business was going to come in; we’ve been hearing rumors about ‘Marlboro…

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Government moved too slowly on regulating e-cigarettes, lead respiratory doc warns

Thursday, December 13, 2018

TVNZ One News 13 December 2018 Family First Comment: “It still comes with health risks, which include damaging airways, causing inflammation and loss of lung function. [E-cigarettes] may be…

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The ‘weedification’ of America

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Fox News 7 December 2018 Family First Comment: A revealing media clip…. The stats coming out of Colorado are disturbing, and now they want a delivery service to your…

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Cannabis – the case against legalisation.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Andy Cook – CEO – Centre for Social Justice UK, 8 Dec 2018 Family First Comment: “Today the Centre for Social Justice pushes back against the increasing narrative of…

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Towns throughout NZ worried about drugs and housing crisis

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Radio NZ News 12 December 2018 Family First Comment: “there were some massive social challenges that were facing their communities. One that was extremely consistent was the damage of…

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Medicinal cannabis bill passes, with regulated market promised within a year and a legal defence until then

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Stuff co.nz 11 December 2018 Family First Comment:  Far from perfect, but should definitely go no further. The Government has passed its medicinal cannabis bill, which will establish a…

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Legalising cannabis will create 100,000 addicts, think tank warns

Monday, December 10, 2018

The Telegraph 7 December 2018 Family First Comment:  “Legalisation would also increase the frequency of use. Of those aged 18-24 who said they had smoked cannabis before, over a…

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Cannabis battle lines being drawn

Monday, December 10, 2018

Gisborne Herald 8 December 2018 Family First Comment:  “One of the main opponents will be the Family First movement whose head Bob McCoskrie has recently returned from the United…

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Don’t say marijuana is harmless. A stoned driver killed my daughter.

Monday, December 10, 2018

Chicago Tribune 9 December 2018 When I hear people say marijuana is a harmless drug, from the days of hippies and Woodstock and a time gone by —…

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