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July 15, 2017

Could legal cannabis transform provincial New Zealand?

Source : stuff.co.nz South Canterbury is a place of cool temperatures and conservative values. It produces sheep, tourism dollars and hydroelectric power. Why not cannabis? In March, Sir Ric

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July 10, 2017

The economics of legalising New Zealand’s marijuana market

Source : stuff.co.nz Auckland's Hemp Store is looking flash. It's added a little cafe during its move to the gentrifying K Road area, on the hill above the CBD. Inside, manager Chris Fowlie is s

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July 10, 2017

Outspoken support for the cannabis status quo is hard to find

Source : stuff.co.nz For a law that has been so hard to change, the criminalisation of cannabis seems to have few outspoken supporters. Senior members of the Government will fight their corner

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July 10, 2017

Hemp growers say marijuana stigma sticks, new seed rules a staggering ‘micro step’

Source : stuff.co.nz [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="620"] New Zealand Industrial Hemp Association chairman Mack McIntosh says the Government should have included leaves and flowering tops

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July 10, 2017

My plan to make NZ rich off cannabis

Source : stuff.co.nz As part of Stuff's 'What if it was legal?' series we asked two economists to tell us how they'd make New Zealand rich in a market when cannabis was legalised.  * Shamubee

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July 10, 2017

Cannabis May Have Eased Breast Cancer Symptoms of Siberian Ice Princess

Source : iflscience.com A 2,500-year-old mummy was extracted from the Altai Mountains in Russia in 1993. As it had been encased in permafrost and protected from the elements, the body was in exc

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June 15, 2017

Hemp & Cannabis: The billion dollar solution to New Zealand’s environmental crisis

This article was originally published in wakeupnz.net Facing some of the largest environmental issues in our country’s history, we need to look past the causes which have now truly been establish

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June 6, 2017

New Zealand Just Made It Legal for Doctors to Prescribe CBD Oil

This article was first published on trueactivist.com On June 2, 2017, Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne announced that doctors will no longer need the government’s approval to prescri

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June 3, 2017

Prime Minister Bill English rejects Peter Dunne’s way forward for weed

This article was originally published in newshub.co.nz Peter Dunne's war on the failing war on drugs itself appears to be failing, with the Prime Minister refusing to even consider the United Future

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June 3, 2017

Expert backs MP’s call for rewrite of drug laws

This article was originally published in newshub.co.nz A drug expert is urging the Government to seriously consider an MP's case for legalising Class C drugs. United Future Leader Peter Dunne want

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May 20, 2017

“Stop lying about cannabis”: Expert physician Tells New Zealand Government.

This article originally appeared in Herb.co A U.S. physician and New Zealand’s Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne have gotten themselves into a scuffle over medical cannabis. The physician in

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April 28, 2017

Judge spares marijuana Supplier, medicinal marijuana advocates applaud

Malcolm Ronald Lee cultivated 116 marijuana plants and produced over a kilogram of cannabis oil. Lee was charged with marijuana trafficking but a Newcastle judge has spared him jail garnering applaud

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April 19, 2017

Health minister says no to register for medical cannabis users, says they are not on police’s radar.

Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne announced that he has changed his mind about a formal policy that will shield terminally ill medical cannabis users from police harassment. He said that the Polic

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April 10, 2017

Call of a mother for MP’s empathy on medicinal cannabis

Rose Renton, the mother of Alex Renton (19), became a household name and sparked a nationwide debate when she fought for her son to be the first person to get an approval fgor medicinal cannabis. Ale

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April 10, 2017

Sir Richard Branson advises farmers in New Zealand to replace cows with cannabis

Billionaire and outspoken cannabis advocate advised New Zealand farmers to replace cows with cannabis. At a charity event he urged New Zealanders to legalize Marijuana. “You should legalize it, gro

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April 10, 2017

Labour would legislate for medicinal Cannabis and will legalize it: Labor Leader.

Labour MP Damien O'Connor has drafted a bill for Parliament that would shift the onus of decision making on medicinal cannabis away from the minister to GPs and medical professionals. Mr. O’Connor

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April 10, 2017

No conviction over cannabis: a special case

Alexandra Purucker, 60, a resident of Takaka, Golden Bay made herself some cannabis cookies for pain relief and was charged with cultivation and possession of cannabis. If she was convicted she would

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