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  • Druglawed 2 is in production: support it with Kickstarter

    posted on the November 9th, 2015 by norml

    NORML New Zealand was proud to be a part of the Druglawed documentary project and excited to help support the production of Druglawed 2. Druglawed 1 featured interviews with a who’s-who of NZ cannabis law reform, including NORML board members Chris Fowlie, Phil Saxby, Dakta Green and Geoff Noller. Now, with the help of The […]

  • NORML, Peter Dunne and Family First all agree patients should have more access to effective medicinal cannabis. The question is How?

    posted on the May 13th, 2015 by Chris

    Instead of wasting time and money on years of pharmaceutical-level testing, NORML says we should follow the Australian approach, treat it as a herbal remedy, and immediately allow compassionate access. A TVNZ poll last weekend showed an increase in support for medicinal cannabis, and Associate Minister of Health Peter Dunne said if medicinal cannabis is effective, he will […]

  • NORML and Family First agree NZ’s medicinal cannabis policies need to change

    posted on the May 12th, 2015 by Chris

    NORML is pleased to note that the conservative group Family First is calling for reforms to our outdated policies around medicinal cannabis. In their recent press release, Family First says they are now calling for: the expansion of research into the components of the marijuana plant for delivery via non-smoked forms. (Supported by NZMA) the establishment […]

  • Regulate cannabis like alcohol, says reform group

    posted on the March 11th, 2013 by Chris

    New Zealand should regulate cannabis like alcohol and save at least $300 million per year, says the National Organisation for the Reform of Marijuana Laws, New Zealand Inc (NORML). At its weekend conference at Tokaanu, delegates elected Chris Fowlie of Auckland as President, and Phil Saxby of Wellington as Secretary. Chris Fowlie was previously President […]

  • USA: Six States To Decide On Marijuana Measures On Election Day

    posted on the November 2nd, 2012 by norml

    Historic Propositions to Legalize Personal Use Amounts of Cannabis For All Adults Hold Double Digit Leads In Colorado and Washington Washington, DC: Millions of voters will decide on Election Day in favor of ballot measures to legalize and regulate the use of cannabis by adults. Voters in three states – Colorado, Oregon, and Washington – […]

  • J Day Sat 5th May 2012

    posted on the May 1st, 2012 by norml

    Saturday 5th May 2012 is the 20th Annual J Day! UPDATE 7 MAY: Thanks to everyone who came or who helped make it happen. Photos on Facebook! Come along and show your support. J Day is free, runs from High Noon to after 4:20, and is intended for adults only (R18). Bring a banner, your […]

  • New leadership for cannabis law reform campaign

    posted on the November 25th, 2010 by Chris

    New Zealand’s longest-running cannabis law reform group, the National Organisation for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML NZ), elected Stephen McIntyre as President at its 2010 Conference, held in Auckland last weekend. Mr McIntyre (45) has been a teacher for more than twenty years. He is married, lives in Auckland, and has two teenage children. […]

  • NORML’s Annual Conference and AGM – Sat 20 Nov. 2010

    posted on the November 2nd, 2010 by Chris

    NORML’s Annual Conference and AGM is to be held on Saturday 20 November 2010, at The Daktory in Auckland. This event is essential for all budding activists. Meet your fellow campaigners. Learn about what has been going on, and what is coming up. Discuss and plan strategies to help end cannabis prohibition. This is serious […]