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Vote No to Legalising Marijuana

We’ve been sucked in once. Remember Big Tobacco? And today we are paying the price. We are rightly booting Big Tobacco out of the country, so why are we putting down the welcome mat for Big Marijuana?

We’re Speaking Up In The Public Debate

It’s time that some of the myths and sound bites pushed by pro-drug groups are challenged with the facts and credible research. Read our Media Releases which have the common theme of opposing any attempt to legalise marijuana in NZ.

Download the 1-2 Page Briefing Sheets

Read the various Briefing Sheets so that you can campaign with us against any attempts to legalise marijuana (and ultimately other drugs, according to pro-marijuana groups) in New Zealand.

What NZ Needs To Understand About The Marijuana Debate

Ben Cort is from Colorado and is the author of "Weed, Inc.: The Truth About the Pot Lobby, THC, and the Commercial Marijuana Industry", released in September 2017. Ben’s Ted-X talk in 2017, What commercialisation is doing to cannabis, has had more than 2 million views!

Recent News
November 14, 2019

Duncan Garner: Legalising weed could cause teen addiction to skyrocket

NewsHub 14  November 2019 Family First Comment: This study is our warning - public health worsens - by how much we don't know - so given that we don't know, why…
Recent News
November 14, 2019

Fewer low-level drug charges laid, health referrals increase

Radio NZ News 15 November 2019 The month after a law change on low level drug offending the number of people charged over low-level meth offences dropped by almost a…
Recent News
November 13, 2019

New Study: Youth Marijuana Addiction Rates 25% Higher in Legalised States

Media Release – SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana) 13 Nov 2019 Family First Comment: “Increased availability leads to increased use, which leads to increased rates of addiction. Legalisation efforts are sending…
Recent News
November 11, 2019

Cannabis-based medicines: Two drugs approved for NHS

BBC News 11 November 2019 Family First Comment: The way medicine should be administered “Doctors will be able to prescribe Epidyolex, for children with two types of severe epilepsy - Lennox…
Recent News
November 11, 2019

‘Recovery is possible’: Former meth, heroin addict shares inspiring two-year transformation

NewsHub 11 November 2019 Family First Comment: “her years of drug abuse started with marijuana as a 13-year-old” Please don’t legalise. Warning: This article mentions rape and attempted suicide. A…
Recent News
November 11, 2019

Bob McCoskrie: Stop playing Russian roulette with drugs

Family First Comment: If we take the justification for pill testing to its logical conclusion, should we also be testing the safety of illegal guns belonging to the gangs, set up…
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WATCH - Q&A Marijuana debate

Family First's Bob McCoskrie debates Green MP Chloe Swarbrick (Oct 2018)

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