Month: December 2018

Government moved too slowly on regulating e-cigarettes, lead respiratory doc warns

TVNZ One News 13 December 2018 Family First Comment: “It still comes with health risks, which include damaging airways, causing inflammation and loss of lung function. [E-cigarettes] may be better than smoking… but when you consider that’s the most destructive consumer…

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Maintaining Illegality Of Drugs Vital For Public Health

The Government’s announcement of taking a tough line on synthetic cannabis is the right move, but maintaining the illegality of drugs is also important because we should continue fighting drugs and the devastation its use causes on both the users,…

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The ‘weedification’ of America

Fox News 7 December 2018 Family First Comment: A revealing media clip…. The stats coming out of Colorado are disturbing, and now they want a delivery service to your door! Watch the latest video at foxnews.com

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Cannabis – the case against legalisation.

Andy Cook – CEO – Centre for Social Justice UK, 8 Dec 2018 Family First Comment: “Today the Centre for Social Justice pushes back against the increasing narrative of legalisation with a new report outlining why we are against this. The…

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After 17 years as a woman, this man has had enough

WA Today 11 December 2018 Family First Comment: Until just four months ago, Australian Jeremy Bate was living as a ‘trans woman’ after transitioning 17 years ago and undergoing sex reassignment surgery. Now he is angry at a system and ideology…

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Towns throughout NZ worried about drugs and housing crisis

Radio NZ News 12 December 2018 Family First Comment: “there were some massive social challenges that were facing their communities. One that was extremely consistent was the damage of drugs…” DrugFree2025 www.VoteNo.nz People in working class communities are most concerned about…

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Medicinal cannabis bill passes, with regulated market promised within a year and a legal defence until then

Stuff co.nz 11 December 2018 Family First Comment:  Far from perfect, but should definitely go no further. The Government has passed its medicinal cannabis bill, which will establish a regulated scheme within a year and give those close to death a…

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Lobby group claims most New Zealanders against euthanasia

NewsTalk ZB 11 December 2018 Family First Comment: “92% of submissions are against it, UP from 77% during the Health Select Committee’s earlier investigation”! Once people consider the issue in depth, the opposition is overwhelming. www.Protect.org.nz An analysis of public submissions…

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Overwhelming Opposition Confirmed On Assisted Suicide Bill

There is overwhelming opposition to David Seymour’s assisted suicide bill by submitters to the Select Committee is no surprise and was already indicated during the earlier Inquiry by the Health Select Committee. According to an analysis of a substantial number…

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Changes To Marijuana Laws Should Now Stop

With the cannabis medicine bill being passed today, it is now time for politicians to move on from the issue and not to make any further changes which liberalise the law or legitimise and normalise the use of dope in…

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