Drug use discussed

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Stuff.co.nz 27 November 2013 A new approach is needed to deal with the consequences of drug abuse in young people, youth organisations say. Ben Birks Ang, of addiction…

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Google Earth Reveals Devastation Caused by Marijuana Growers

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

(2013) Read the full story here: http://www.motherjones.com/blue-marbl… Environmental sociologist Anthony Silvaggio narrates a flyover of the devastation wrought by industrial scale pot growers.

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Bad Habits May Run in the Family

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Yahoo! News 28 Aug 2007 Children with a parent who smokes, drinks heavily or uses marijuana are more likely to adopt these behaviors when they’re teens or adults,…

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Possession of small amounts of cannabis should remain a criminal offence

Friday, November 1, 2013

Research NZ November 2013     The poll questions: The two questions were as follows: Currently, possession of even a small amount of cannabis is against the law. If cannabis…

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MARIJUANA MYTH – Smoking it doesn’t kill anyone

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Balloon tragedy report sparks drug testing call Stuff.co.nz 31 Oct 2013 One of the common arguments for decriminalising marijuana is “Nobody has ever died from smoking marijuana.” Really?…

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Drunk, drugged – and they still drive

Monday, October 21, 2013

Stuff.co 21 October 2013 Drunk and stoned drivers are killing and injuring people on Waikato roads at a higher rate than the densely populated regions of Auckland, Wellington,…

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Legal cannabis market ‘would be worth £1.25bn a year to government’

Monday, September 16, 2013

The Guardian 15 Sept 2013 Legalising and taxing cannabis could be worth as much as £1.25bn a year to the government, a study suggests. The report, by the…

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Cannabis laws not helping – health workers

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Otago Daily Times 1 September 2013 The legal status of cannabis puts a ”massive block” between client and clinician, Pact mental health clinical leader Matthew Peppercorn told a…

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Bags full of drugs seized at schools

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Stuff.co 27 July 2013 Thousands of children are being kicked out of school for possessing drugs, with one principal saying he regularly has supermarket bags in his office…

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Cannabis drivers told to wise up

Monday, August 26, 2013

NZ Herald 19 Aug 2013   A new ad campaign is targeting “sensible stoners” who falsely believe smoking cannabis makes them more focused behind the wheel.  The New…

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