Meet the New Face of Big Tobacco.

Same corporates. Same objectives. Same addiction. New product.

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!

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July 18, 2019

Darroch Ball: Pill testing stations no answer to party drug use

Magic Talk 18 July 2019 Family First Comment: Well said by NZ First’s Darroch Ball “Contrary to some arguments, this is not a ‘health based approach’, as the people who are…
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July 18, 2019

Pot-smoking parents are harsher with discipline: study

New York Post 17 July 2019 Family First Comment: “Smoking weed doesn’t make parents more chill when it comes to discipline — it actually makes them more likely to punish their…
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July 18, 2019

Kate Hawkesby: Cannabis referendum – be careful about what and who you are voting for

NZ Herald 18 July 2019 Family First Comment: Well said by Kate Hawkesby.. “...But the real danger with decriminalisation is what happens to cannabis production in terms of psychoactive properties. Colorado's…
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July 15, 2019

As Juul deals with teen vaping ‘epidemic,’ CEO tells parents I’m sorry

CNBC News 13 July 2019 Kevin Burns, CEO of Juul Labs ⁠— the maker of the bestselling e-cigarette in the U.S. and center of federal regulators’ crackdown into what they’re…
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July 14, 2019

Medicinal cannabis ‘false hope’ for chronic pain sufferers – pain doctors

Radio NZ News 12 July 2019 Family First Comment: “...the largest review on the effects of chronic non-cancer pain showed medicinal cannabis did not work for most patients. You have to treat…
Recent News
July 14, 2019

Illegal cannabis getting even cheaper, as legal gets costlier, StatsCan says

CBC News 10 July 2019 Family First Comment: “..there will likely always be a gap between legal and illegal drugs, mainly because the legal stuff has a host of added expenses…
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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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