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Science and the Cannabis Referendum!

Have your say in the political process.
In 2020 New Zealand is to hold a National Referendum on the legality of a species of plant.
Below is a video (New Release) on a science based approach to reducing harm through education and improved regulation.

In 2020 it’s becoming well evidenced, that it is better to manage Cannabis use in a population, via the Health System (Prevention) and outside of the Criminal Justice System. (Punitive)

Useful New Zealand Resources

NZ Government

https://www.referendums.govt.nz/cannabis/index.html

Helen Clark – PDF Report on:
The case for YES in the 2020 referendum on cannabis
https://helenclark.foundation/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/the-case-for-yes-in-the-2020-cannabis-referendum.pdf

Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2020_New_Zealand_cannabis_referendum

Organisations
https://www.healthnothandcuffs.nz/

Drug Foundation
https://www.drugfoundation.org.nz/matters-of-substance/july-2019/we-need-you-cannabis-referendum/

NZ Medical Cannabis Council
http://nzmcc.nz

Emerging Evidence Based Health Benefits of CBD ( Illegal to NZers)
https://selfhacked.com/blog/cannabidiol-cbd/

Medical Marijuana and Marijuana Legalization. Correct implmentations to reduce harm: International studies.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6358421/

Current New Zealand Laws
https://www.police.govt.nz/advice-services/drugs-and-alcohol/cannabis-and-law

Smoke Free 2025
Inline with Smokefree AOTEAROA NEW ZEALAND 2025 . The question is asked, about the role edibles need to play in a Regulated Framework.
Cannabis edible: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cannabis_edible

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