Cannabis referendum final result and opportunities for reform
New Zealand will today discover if the cannabis referendum passed or not. But in either case, we should chart a new course that is more broadly supported.
Cannabis referendum result announcement: Compromise and consensus are needed, says NORML
“Whichever side gets the most votes should recognise almost half the country voted the other way."
Yes or No, the roadmap for cannabis reform
During the referendum campaign, the Nopers moved over to supporting decriminalisation or other iterative steps in that direction, and we must hold them to that.
#TokeTheVote2020: ranking party cannabis policies
NORML's guidance for those who toke and vote, and to those who are voting Yes and want the referendum Bill to be supported in the next Parliament.
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NORML’s stash of “Reeferendum” campaign memes and images to share
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3 steps to win: Enrol, Vote, Enjoy!
NORML's 3-step plan is simple yet effective.
Reefer Madness follows criticism of cannabis referendum bill
The Nope brigade is a coalition of busy bodies, wowsers and moralists that includes Family First and Bob McCroskie, a bunch of conservative small town religious leaders, owners of drug…
Cannabis Referendum’s Volatile Polls Show Every Vote Will Count – As Scientologists and Uncle SAM Exposed Behind Bob’s “Nope” Campaign
With no public education campaign and widespread confusion over what the referendum will do, it is perhaps unsurprising to see such volatility in opinion polls. What is perhaps more surprising…
Cannabis referendum Bill’s recipe for success
With the Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill, the choice for voters could not be more stark: vote Yes and New Zealand finally gives it a go, with a model that…
It’s 420 Day! How to celebrate cannabis safety under lockdown
This year, the entire month of April is “4/20” month too – and expectations were high, so to speak, that a month of 420’s leading into J Day would provide…
Survey: Has the COVID-19 Outbreak Influenced Your Cannabis Consumption?
A team of researchers is collecting epidemiological data to better evaluate how cannabis consumers, and patients in particular, are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Take part now!
NZ’s medicinal cannabis scheme takes effect 1 April 2020 – here’s what it means for you
New Zealand's new medicinal cannabis scheme has gone live, with regulations taking effect on 1 April 2020. Any doctor can now prescribe cannabis products to any patient, and local production…
Coronavirus tips for cannabis consumers: stop passing joints, and beware of online misinformation
New Zealand's oldest cannabis law reform group has issued coronavirus tips for cannabis consumers: stop passing joints, and beware of online misinformation.
Medicinal cannabis wins and polls point to cannabis referendum’s recipe for success
Improvements to New Zealand’s new medicinal cannabis scheme – together with recent polling – suggest how we can win the cannabis referendum, writes Chris Fowlie. Originally published on The Daily…
Cannabis referendum confirmed for election day, 19 September 2020
The Government has announced the date of the next general election - and the cannabis referendum - to be held on September 19, 2020.
Govt roadside drug testing shock: the proposed rules are actually pretty good!
The Government has announced a new approach to roadside drug testing. It seems like a good compromise, and evidence based. Find out how it will affect you.
NZ’s medicinal cannabis scheme just got way better
When the regulations take effect on 1 April 2020, any doctor will be able to prescribe THC and CBD products to any patient for any condition, with confidence the products…
Information about the Medicinal Cannabis Scheme
Regulations to enable a Medicinal Cannabis Scheme were passed on the 18 December 2019. A Medicinal Cannabis Agency will be operational from 1 April 2020 to administer the scheme. This…