Month: August 2019

Bruce Logan: 8 reasons Why I Hate ‘Hate Speech’ Legislation

BRUCE LOGAN presents eight key reasons why he hates hate speech legislation, including the fact that it is merely speech one does not want to hear or be heard. Its authority depends on the subjectivity of personal offence. Hate speech…

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Chocolate Can Throw Off Potency Tests On Marijuana Edibles, Researchers Say

CBS Boston 26 August 2019 Family First Comment: “A chocolate labeled as 10 milligrams of THC could have far more and send someone to the emergency room with hallucinations.” Disturbing. #saynopetodope How much marijuana is really in that pot brownie? Chocolate…

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Porn crackdown: The Government’s moves to stop kids accessing adult material

NewsHub 26 August 2019  The Government is considering sweeping changes to rules governing pornography, saying everything is on the table. Advice to the Internal Affairs Minister Tracey Martin obtained by Newshub under the Official Information Act suggests the current laws…

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Tackling Harms of Pornography Should Be High Priority

We are welcoming the Government’s intention to tackle the harms of pornography, and are also continuing to call for a truly independent Expert Panel to investigate and provide solutions for families. We already know there’s a problem. It’s time for…

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OUSA will look at legal sale of cannabis

Otago Daily Times 23 August 2019 Family First Comment: University to become pot shop. “The Otago University Students’ Association is a step closer to eventually selling marijuana, after students voted to investigate the idea should the drug become legal.”  Dopey idea.…

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Raising Drinking Age Just One Tool To Tackle Harm

A call by the Police to raise the drinking age, which echoes previous calls by the NZ Medical Association, but says that other factors around price, availability, penalties and addiction services must be part of the package to tackle the…

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2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health: Marijuana use continues to climb

National Families in Action – The Marijuana Report https://www.nationalfamilies.org/  20 August 2019 Family First Comment: The latest stats are in “When Colorado and Washington fully legalized marijuana in 2012, 31.5 million Americans ages 12 or older had used the drug in the…

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