Month: September 2019

The problem with the PM’s ‘expert’ panel on weed

The Prime Minister has asked the Chief Science Advisor to provide an accessible summary of the evidence to inform the cannabis referendum, using an ‘expert’ panel. The ‘expert’ panel has been charged with pulling together as much information as we…

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Cannabis addiction killed my 17-year-old son

Daily Mail 22 September 2019 Family First Comment: “Brian Smith Jr. suffered from cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS) and died at the age of 17. CHS can arise in response to long-term cannabis use. Brian’s mother, Regina Denney, said her son started…

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NZ psychiatrists stress potential harm of cannabis ahead of 2020 referendum

TVNZ One News 20 September 2019 Family First Comment: “Cannabis is not a harmless substance, and can result in dependency, as well as psychosis in serious cases.” Leading psychiatrists across the country have stressed the harm of cannabis, which they say…

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BRUCE LOGAN: What a lovely life in the liberated world!

BRUCE LOGAN says that to survive in the new liberated world you must learn to hold your tongue. Hypocrisy is normalised. Indeed it has become the ceremonial activity of the culture and that ceremony is valued above moral duty. Everyone…

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‘Airbnbrothel’ set up in suburban Dunedin home

Otago Daily Times 20 September 2019 Family First Comment: But it’s legal – so it must be alright then? No, of course not! A sleepy North East Valley street became a seedy hotbed, Airbnb guests allegedly turning a man’s home into…

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Cannabis use by young significantly increases mental health risks

The Irish Times 16 September 2019 Family First Comment: Mary Cannon is a consultant psychiatrist and professor of psychiatric epidemiology and youth mental health at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland… “There is now a strange paradox in society. Our…

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Young children getting their hands on marijuana-infused brownies, gummies in legal states, poison control centers say

Fox News 19 September 2019 Family First Comment: Calls to poison control centers about small children getting a hold of marijuana-infused sweets like chocolates, gummies, and brownies have increased sharply in states where recreational use of the drug has been legalised.…

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Latest Colorado Report Shows Ongoing Disaster of Marijuana

A new Colorado report compiled by the Rocky Mountain High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area finds marijuana-positive traffic fatalities, hospitalisations, marijuana use, and illegal market activity have exploded since marijuana legalization. According to the report, since recreational marijuana was legalised, traffic deaths in…

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