Month: May 2019

John Roughan: Why the ‘health approach’ to marijuana won’t work

NZ Herald 5 May 2019 Family First Comment: Well said by John Roughan “By the time we come to the referendum we might be seeing what the “health approach” to methamphetamine and other drugs really means. It means implied approval, causing…

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Rising rates of violence against teachers – survey

TVNZ One News 8 May 2019 Family First Comment: No surprises. When you take discipline out of the home, you take it out of schools. A growing number of teachers are dealing with violence and threats of violence at school, a…

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Nightmare for employers if cannabis legalised – expert

NewsHub 7 May 2019 Family First Comment: “An employment expert is warning legalising cannabis will be a nightmare for employers wanting to ensure health and safety in the workplace.” An employment expert is warning legalising cannabis will be a nightmare for…

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Carmel School Reports Surge In Students Vaping Marijuana

WFYI 6 May 2019 Family First Comment: “THC levels in marijuana plants typically range from 15% to 24%, but VanNatter said one vaping cartridge that the school seized contained THC levels exceeding 80%.” saynopetodope.org.nz/big-marijuanas-products/ School resource officers at Indiana’s largest high…

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Drugged driving, Drug growing, Stealing electricity, Resisting arrest

Wairarapa Times-Age 3 May 2019 Family First Comment: This is a typical offender who is rightly prosecuted for cannabis infringements. Not just consuming, but associated with other crimes and harm done to society. That’s why the law is important, and why…

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Health experts want medicinal cannabis to meet same standards as other medicine

Radio NZ News 5 May 2019 Family First Comment: “cannabis can’t be considered a medicine as it’s actually a product with multiple ingredients.” Exactly. But drug advocates are using it as a smokescreen for legalisation. Toxicologists are urging the government not…

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Canada Already Showing Troubling Signs From Legalising Dope

A Canadian government study is showing disturbing trends already as a result of legalising marijuana, including increases in youth and overall use, and concerning trends in marijuana-impaired driving and workplace use. The Canadian federal study released yesterday found a 27%…

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Support for Doctors Opting Out Of Abortion Referrals – Poll

Media Release 5 May 2019 A poll has found that a strong majority (78%) believe that medical professionals with ethical objections should be lawfully allowed to opt out of performing or arranging abortions. In the independent poll by Curia Market…

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