New Zealand is at a watershed moment. The 2020 Cannabis Referendum is our chance to bring cannabis under control. The bill New Zealanders will vote on next year puts in place the safeguards we need.
The Cannabis Control Bill is a step in the right direction. On public health grounds the Drug Foundation is backing a ‘Yes’ vote.
The alternative: leave cannabis in the hands of the black market. 40 years of prohibition have been an abject failure. It is time to take control of cannabis and put in place regulations that put health first.
Looking for more detail? read “Taking control of cannabis”, our recommendation on cannabis law reform.
New Zealand voters will be pleased with the government’s detailed and well-considered Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill, says Ross Bell...
The Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill provides NZ with a new approach to cannabis that puts public health and safety at the centre.
The Drug Foundation, Te Rau Ora and Hāpai te Hauora call on the Crown to meet its obligations under Te Tiriti as it drafts cannabis law.
Māori Advocacy Advisor Jack McDonald travelled to Canada to learn how First Nations have engaged with legalisation.
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