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Everyday New Zealanders are voting yes in the cannabis referendum. Find out why and get the answers to some common questions about what the Cannabis Control Bill will achieve.

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Crowd funding to keep Vote Yes campaign on the air

We need support to counter the misinformation surrounding the referendum. Please contribute to our new PledgeMe campaign, launched today.

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Medicinal cannabis advocates say legal cannabis is their best hope

Patients and advocates tell us New Zealand’s recently enacted medicinal cannabis regime simply isn’t working. 

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End school exclusions - Children's Commissioner

The Children’s Commissioner has called for schools to stop excluding young people who use alcohol and other drugs.

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Live chat #5: The case for a YES vote

Wed 8 July: Helen Clark and a top lineup of panelists will answer all your burning questions about legalisation in this live Q&A Zoom session.

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