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SayNopeToDope spokesperson sets the record straight on Radio NZ

MPs concerned over anti-drug campaign’s similarity to US group Radio NZ News 2 July 2020 Family First Comment: Andrew Little and Chloe Swarbrick raised concerns that a US organisation is ‘interfering’ in New Zealand politics. SAM-NZ Campaign Spokesperson, Aaron Ironside, set…

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Pornhub Exposed as #Traffickinghub

Family First Comment: Pornhub, the world’s largest and most popular porn site, has been repeatedly caught enabling, hosting, and profiting from videos of child rape, sex trafficking, and other forms of non-consensual content exploiting women and minors. We’re calling for…

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The Link Between Marijuana, Psychosis, and Suicide

BreakPoint 29 June 2020 Family First Comment: The title of the study telegraphs the punchline: “Legalized Cannabis in Colorado Emergency Departments: A Cautionary Review of Negative Health and Safety Effects.” Cannabis legalization has led to significant health consequences, particularly to patients…

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Majority of Kiwis still against legalising cannabis, according to latest 1 NEWS Colmar Brunton poll

TVNZ One News 29 June 2020 Family First Comment: Excellent result – despite a significant spend by the Drug Foundation ($300k).. “According to the poll, those more likely than average to be against legalising cannabis are National Party supporters and people…

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Washington State’s liberalized recreational cannabis policy: Healthy Youth Survey, 2008-2018

SpringerLink 8 June 2020 Family First Comment: The state legalized marijuana for recreational use in 2012. Adolescent marijuana use after legalization remained steady or trended down slightly. However, the 2018 survey indicates a slight upward trend for 8th and 10th grade…

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The Doctor Is In: Answering Your Marijuana Questions

Family First Comment: Dr. Jerome Adams is the 20th Surgeon General of the United States. He addresses marijuana-related questions he often receives including those related to the chemical composition and potency of today’s marijuana, associated risks, and what parents and…

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Is marijuana linked to psychosis, schizophrenia? It’s contentious, but doctors, feds say yes

USA Today 31 January 2020 Family First Comment: If he remains off pot and symptom-free a year after the episode, the psychiatrist can say with certainty he suffered from “cannabis-induced psychosis.” “What shocked me is that I had never heard…

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New book examines assisted dying ahead of 2020 referendum

Radio NZ News 28 June 2020 Family First Comment: This new book is worth checking out… “[This bill] is intended for very few, the extreme cases probably. I assumed that the people we would be offering this to would be in…

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