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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Medicinal cannabis ‘should be available on prescription’

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

BBC News 19 July 2018 Family First Comment: “The Council recommended that clinical trials be carried out urgently to improve understanding of medicinal cannabis products, as well as…

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States that legalized marijuana have higher rates of mental illness, study says

Thursday, July 19, 2018

The Fayetteville Observer 18 July 2018 Family First Comment: This is significant! Could this be the reason why NZ’s mental health rate is rising so dramatically – our…

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Cannabis shows no benefit for chronic pain, major study finds

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Stuff co.nz 5 July 2018 Family First Comment: “Cannabis has proven medical benefits in treating drug-resistant epilepsy in children, chemotherapy-induced nausea and multiple sclerosis. Treatment of chronic pain…

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Colorado survey suggests legal marijuana is attracting homeless people

Sunday, July 8, 2018

CNN 4 July 2018 Family First Comment: No surprises. And we already have a homeless problem without adding to it A new survey in Colorado suggests that more…

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Why do we so consistently underplay the links between cannabis and psychosis? This isn’t a benevolent drug

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

The Independent 22 June 2018 Family First Comment: “A depressing aspect of the present debate about cannabis is that so many proponents of legalisation or decriminalisation have clearly…

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Meth raids: 22 arrests, guns, cash, Taser seized

Thursday, June 21, 2018

NewsTalk ZB 21 June 2018 Family First Comment: There’s no connection between marijuana and P. Yeah right. “Police also seized 71g of methamphetamine, with an estimated street value…

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