Month: October 2018

Simeon Brown: The real challenges that come with the scourge of drugs

Simeon Brown, National MP. October 2018  …Green Party spokesperson for drug law Reform Chlöe Swarbrick claimed that New Zealand is at a crossroads on drug policy. Surprisingly, she and I could not agree more on this. The choices we will…

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Quitting cannabis could lead to better memory and cognition

The Guardian 30 October 2018 Family First Comment: “We can strongly say that regular users will learn better when they abstain, and continuing to use the drug is likely to negatively impact the learning process,” #DrugFree2025 www.VoteNo.nz US research shows four…

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Only 4% Want More Liberal Time Limits For Abortion

An independent poll of New Zealanders by Curia Market Research earlier this year found significant support for stricter time limits on abortion, including support from those who generally support abortion. In the independent poll of 1,013 NZ’ers, just 9% support…

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20 week scan – incredible!

This is the most detailed MRI scan taken of a preborn baby. The amazing video shows a child at 20 weeks moving, turning her head, and kicking. The child’s beating heart can also be seen! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Video credit and info:…

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Drug-driving testing: ‘If it saves one life, it’s worth it’

Stuff co.nz 28 October 2018 Family First Comment: AA figures show last year drug-drivers were involved in 79 fatal crashes, topping the 70 drink-drivers. That number increased from 14 drugged drivers in fatal crashes in 2013, to 59 in 2016. “The…

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Medical cannabis will fuel addiction crisis, say doctors (UK)

Daily Mail 27 October 2018 Family First Comment: ‘We are concerned that in the interests of political expediency, this mandate to allow routine prescribing of cannabis for pain relief is premature. That cannabis is an effective treatment for chronic pain is…

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Simon Bridges: Abortion law change a ‘conscience issue’ for MPs

Radio NZ News 29 October 2018 Family First Comment: Correction to Simon Bridges. You say “women’s health must be the primary focus of any policy position.” The health of the unborn child should also be a primary focus. #justincaseyouforgot  www.ChooseLife.nz National…

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Man who smoked ‘half bowl’ of marijuana daily gets prison for fatal crash

MLive 26 October 2018 Family First Comment: Still think nobody has died as a result of smoking marijuana? Think again. #PeopleBeforeProfits  www.VoteNo.nz A man who admitted to smoking “half a bowl”  of marijuana daily and causing a fatal crash has been…

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