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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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Be prepared as we move through alert levels

Advice for people managing drug use during Covid-19: it's ok to feel worried. You're not going through this alone.

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Drug Foundation farewells long-standing executive director

The Drug Foundation Executive Director Ross Bell is leaving the organisation after 16 years. He starts a role at the Ministry of Health in October.

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A Māori perspective on legalisation

Drug law reform is a big issue for tangata whenua, as most Māori have seen the human cost of our bad drug law first-hand.

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Matters of Substance - August 2020

Our latest Mag applauds the addictions sector for stepping up to the challenge of Covid-19, and covers a range of other current issues. Don't miss it!

Drug Index

We believe that access to accurate, clear information is essential to reduce drug-related harm. This index provides harm reduction advice for drugs that are common in New Zealand.

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