Obama: Pot ‘not very different’ to cigs

Monday, January 20, 2014

Stuff co nz 20 January 2014 US President Barack Obama says smoking marijuana is a “bad habit” but no worse than alcohol and that states legalising weed should…

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Young people who use high potency ‘skunk’ cannabis daily ‘have psychotic episodes earlier’

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Mail Online 11 January 2014  Mental illnesses are triggered six years earlier in patients who have smoked high-strength cannabis every day, a study has claimed. Mental health patients…

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Uruguay green lights first national market for legal pot

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

NZHerald 11 December 2013 Uruguay’s Senate has approved the world’s first national marketplace for legal marijuana, an audacious and risky experiment that puts the government in charge of…

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Cannabis ‘hikes schizophrenia risk’

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Stuff.co.nz 27 November 2013 Some heavy cannabis users are up to 11 times more likely to develop schizophrenia, a drug symposium in Auckland has been told. People with a certain gene…

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Rise in drug driving won’t be tolerated

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Herald Sun 27 November 2013   One in 11. What does that figure mean to you? To police working Operation Raid this month it was a figure that…

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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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