Month: December 2018

Legalising cannabis will create 100,000 addicts, think tank warns

The Telegraph 7 December 2018 Family First Comment:  “Legalisation would also increase the frequency of use. Of those aged 18-24 who said they had smoked cannabis before, over a third admitted they would smoke it more frequently if it was legalised.”…

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Media coverage of the March For Life NZ

Hundreds of pro-life advocates take to Wellington’s streets in opposition of abortion reform Stuff co.nz 8 December 2018  Several pro-life organisations have joined forces to ensure their voices are heard when it comes to the hot-button topic of abortion. Organised…

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Cannabis battle lines being drawn

Gisborne Herald 8 December 2018 Family First Comment:  “One of the main opponents will be the Family First movement whose head Bob McCoskrie has recently returned from the United States warning of the dangers posed by what he calls “Big Pharma”,…

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Marlboro owner Altria invests $1.8 billion in cannabis company Cronos

CNN 7 December 2018 Family First Comment:  Big Tobacco 🚬 = Big Marijuana 💨  We shouldn’t be sucked in twice.  #SayNopeToDope  www.VoteNo.nz Altria hopes pot is the key to help it grow beyond its stagnant cigarette business. Tobacco giant Altira is…

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Driver smoked cannabis before killing Oamaru teen

NZ Herald 6 December 2018 Family First Comment: These cases will only increase. Sadly. #SayNopeToDope www.VoteNo.nz The man convicted over the hit-and-run death of an Oamaru teenager in October had smoked cannabis before he got behind the wheel, the Oamaru District…

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Time For Action, Not More Research, On Porn Harm

The latest report from the Censor’s Office on pornography and teens makes disturbing reading but reveals nothing new in terms of what parents and families are already grappling with, and that it is time for action – including legislative support…

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Expert warns of dangers of body dysmorphic disorder

Expert warns of dangers of body dysmorphic disorder as we gear up to look good this summer TVNZ One News 5 December 2018 Family First Comment: An interesting contrast to the way society approaches disorders. “In extreme cases they even do…

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