Month: December 2019

Drug Testing Gives False Hope & Dangerous Message

Lobbying to allow drug use and drug testing at music festivals is flawed and dangerous, and is primarily being used by drug-friendly groups as a wedge to normalise drug use. Pill testing also does not – and cannot – guarantee…

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Overdose deaths increase by almost 30% in Portugal

The Portugal News 20 December 2019 Family First Comment: Portugal is promoted as a success story by drug proponents in NZ. But the evidence destroys those claims. See saynopetodope.org.nz/portugal for plenty more evidence  #saynopetodope VoteNO.nz Deaths from overdose in Portugal increased…

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Cannabis Use Continues To Rise in States Where Legal

The latest data from the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, the most authoritative study on drug use conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), has found that cannabis use in “legal” US states among youth,…

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Nicho Frater jailed for killing 8-month-old Bella Richardson

Stuff co.nz 16 December 2019 Family First Comment: “Frater had 39 previous convictions and had served multiple jail terms. Ten of those convictions were for family violence, including assault with a weapon and threatening to kill in 2016, but none for…

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Roadside drug driving test to be law by 2021

Radio NZ News 19 December 2019 Family First Comment: “Last year 95 people were killed in preventable crashes where the driver was found to have drugs in their system that could impair driving. That is an enormous and intolerable loss of…

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Most more likely to use Ecstasy after pills tested

Media Release DrugFree Australia 13 December 2019 Family First Comment:Those who received a test result confirming the substance to be what they thought it was were likely to take as much or more than originally intended…. When it is considered…

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