The biggest global conversation on drug policy in the last 15 years was run by the United Nations in New York City 19-20 April 2016. A delegation of NZ NGOs joined diplomats, politicians, UN agencies and civil society representatives at the UN General Assembly Special Session.
During #UNGASS2016 Tuari Potiki, Drug Foundation chairperson, addressed the General Assembly Special Session, on Thursday 21 April. Text of speech with video.
Here's a record of what was shared.
06 November 2020
The Drug Foundation accepts that the Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill is now unlikely to be put forward to Parliament in its current f...
30 October 2020
The cannabis referendum result was released today with 46.1% of New Zealanders voting in favour of legalisation, and 53.1% against. However,...
11 October 2020
Ross Bell asks people to look beyond their own experience, and understand how cannabis prohibition is impacting on others.
01 August 2019
Filter magazine: A United Nations report has highlighted the huge scale of annual deaths from drug use around the world, but the damage done...
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