Month: March 2019

Marijuana Edibles May Pose Special Risks

The New York Times 25 March 2019 Family First Comment: “…Deaths in Colorado that have been definitively attributed to cannabis involved edibles, and those deaths were surprisingly violent. In all three incidents, including a murder and a suicide in 2014 and…

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Shocking toll of young patients admitted to hospital with mental disorders

Daily Mail 25 March 2019 Family First Comment: “Cannabis is linked to severe mental illnesses including psychosis, where patients have hallucinations and delusionary thoughts, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and anxiety attacks… Dr Niall Campbell, a consultant psychiatrist at the Priory Hospital in…

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Brothel bylaw to be reviewed in Upper Hutt

NewsTalk ZB 27 March 2019 Family First Comment: “Upper Hutt City Council will review its brothel bylaw later this year. The bylaw restricts where brothels can operate and prohibits any from running in the central business district, residential areas and gang…

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Potent cannabis increases risk of serious mental illness, says study

BBC News 20 March 2019 Family First Comment: people who used cannabis on a daily basis were three times more likely to have a diagnosis of first episode psychosis, compared with people who had never used cannabis This increased to…

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Detailed images of baby heart inside the womb

BBC News 23 March 2019 Family First Comment: Superb technology, life-saving technology – but at 21 weeks, the unborn child may not be allowed to live if the Government adopts the recommendations of the Law Commission! Shocking. #TakeMyHandNotMyLife www.chooselife.nz Watch…

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Unborn Kiwis need more protection, not less

Gisborne Herald 13 January 2019 Family First Comment: “Abortion is not just a women’s rights issue; it is a human rights issue. The point is not whether women are capable of making good decisions. It’s that no individual should hold such…

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BREAKING: New Study Confirms Link Between Daily, High Potency Marijuana Use and Psychosis

“SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana)” 19 March 2019 Family First Comment: “As the legal status of cannabis changes in many countries and states, and as we consider the medicinal properties of some types of cannabis, it is of vital public health importance…

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THE PROGRESSIVE’S UTOPIA OR DANTE’S INFERNO.

Family First Board Member Bruce Logan says that at 80 years old he finds himself living through a relentless campaign to kill the past in the name of the future. Because I have a religious and conservative mind I am…

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