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It’s time to take control of cannabis

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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ASA rules in Drug Foundation’s favour on OOT campaign

The Drug Foundation was pleased with the Advertising Standards Authority’s decision to dismiss complaints about our ‘On Our Terms’ campaign.

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Report strengthens case for legalisation

Key findings from the PM’s Chief Science Adviser support our view that legalisation is the best public health response to cannabis use.

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Cannabis Control Bill: Righting the wrongs

Our Policy Adviser Dr Alana Oakly outlines how the draft Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill addresses social equity.

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The case for YES - a conversation with the Global Commission on Drug Policy

The Helen Clark Foundation joins us to host this event, in support of a YES vote in the cannabis referendum.

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