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  • Canada’s Liberal Party votes to legalise

    posted on the January 18th, 2012 by norml

    Canada’s Liberal Party, the country’s oldest registered political party, has overwhelmingly adopted a policy of supporting the regulation and taxation of cannabis commerce, something New Zealand’s conservative government should also consider. The Liberals have often been the governing party in Canada, and have previously attempted several times to introduce legislation to legalise, regulate and tax […]

  • Govt Could Offset GST Rise by Regulating Cannabis

    posted on the September 30th, 2010 by Chris

    The Government could give Kiwis a financial break from the latest GST rise if it legalised, regulated and taxed cannabis sales. “Responsible cannabis users would be happy to pay a tax on what they bought if it meant not being threatened by criminalisation any longer,” Acting President of NORML NZ, Stephen McIntyre, said today. “Cannabis […]