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New Zealand Suspends Helicopter Searches for Cannabis Crops

CANNABIS CULTURE – A spokesperson for the New Zealand police was quoted to say, “with the increased harm in many communities arising from other drugs, particularly methamphetamine, a one-size-fits-all annual aerial national cannabis operation no longer…

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Another Cannabis Referendum? Vote Proposed On Decriminalisation

Another referendum on cannabis is being proposed – this time to decriminalise, but not legalise, the drug. A public notice in today’s Herald gives notice that a citizen-initiated referendum has been proposed asking: “Should New Zealand decriminalise th…

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New Zealand cannabis referendum fails by razor thin margin

The “no” side narrowly prevailed in New Zealand’s referendum on a cannabis legalization bill after the final 492,000 votes were tallied, the country’s Electoral Commission announced Friday. One week ago, preliminary results showed a slim majority of vo…

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New Zealand Votes Against Legalizing Cannabis, Preliminary Results Show

New Zealanders voted to legalize euthanasia in a binding referendum, but preliminary results released Friday showed they likely would not legalize marijuana. With about 83 per cent of votes counted, New Zealanders emphatically endorsed the euthanasia m…

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New Zealand voters reject adult-use cannabis bill, provisional results show

Preliminary results show a slim majority of voters in New Zealand rejected the country’s referendum on a proposed bill to legalize and regulate sales of adult-use cannabis, the country’s Electoral Commission announced today. However, the official outco…

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New Zealand seeks proposals to educate doctors on medical cannabis

The New Zealand government has issued a request for proposals to provide the nation’s physicians with a primer on medical marijuana and its use as a medicine. The government hopes the resulting educational publication, or resource, will provide h…

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How The Wider Political Agenda Risks Skewing New Zealand’s Cannabis Referendum

One of the curiosities of the 2020 election campaign is Jacinda Ardern’s refusal to reveal her personal position on the cannabis referendum. Next Saturday, New Zealanders can vote in two referendums: the end of life choice on euthanasia, and cannabis l…

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Will New Zealand Take The Leap To Legalize Recreational Cannabis?

Will New Zealand Take The Leap To Legalize Recreational Cannabis?
The Cannabis Legislation and Control Bill will take place on October 17 to discuss the introduction of legal recreational cannabis to persons 20 years of age and older.
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