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Marijuana, weed, pot

Cannabis is a preparation of the Cannabis Sativa plant that is used as a drug and medicine. As a drug, it can used in dried plant, resin, or oil form. The potency of cannabis depends on the concentration of THC, which is higher in resin and hash oil. Cannabis is widely available in New Zealand.

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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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