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Politicians Should Maintain Workers’ Easter Break

18 April 2014
Politicians Should Maintain Workers’ Easter Break

Media Release 19 April 2014 Family First NZ is rejecting calls for any liberalisation of Easter trading laws and says that workers deserve a break to spend time with their families. “This is not an issue about choice as has been argued. For many workers, they don’t have the luxury of choice as to whether…

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Repeat abortions climb with increased contraceptive use: UK

16 April 2014
Repeat abortions climb with increased contraceptive use: UK

LifeSiteNews 15 April 2014 The British government has released statistics showing that while the teen pregnancy and abortion rates are dropping, the number of girls and women having repeat abortions continues to climb alongside steady increases in the use of artificial contraceptives. According to the…

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Schizophrenia – the cannabis link

16 April 2014
Schizophrenia – the cannabis link

Is this the ‘tobacco moment’ for cannabis? The Independent 17 April 2014 Henry Cockburn was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 2002 at the age of 20. Before that he was a heavy cannabis user. His father, Patrick Cockburn, The Independent’s award-winning foreign correspondent, has long wondered…

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Parenting is a Privilege, not an Appointment!

16 April 2014
Parenting is a Privilege, not an Appointment!

The rise of ‘social’ surrogacy Mail Online 16 April 2014 It used to be that surrogacy was considered an option exclusively for infertile couples, but it appears more and more women are doing it for less medically urgent reasons. According to Elle Magazine, ‘social surrogacy’…

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Poll finds stoned staff a growing concern

16 April 2014
Poll finds stoned staff a growing concern

Stuff.co.nz 17 April 2014 Getting high before work is common for a wide range of Kiwis – and employers are increasingly undertaking drug testing themselves. The Global Drug Survey 2014, conducted in partnership with Fairfax Media, found that, of the 5646 New Zealand participants, 13.7…

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Exposing the myth of harmless marijuana

15 April 2014
Exposing the myth of harmless marijuana

Casual marijuana use linked to brain changes USA Today 15 April 2014 Using marijuana a few times a week is enough to physically alter critical brain structures, according to a new study published Tuesday  in The Journal of Neuroscience. “Just casual use appears to create…

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