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Labour MP Wants to Legalise

Labour MP Wants to Legalise

“Tim Barnett, Labour’s Christchurch Central MP, sounds like he’s been smoking the wacky backy himself with his latest promotion of yet another minority cause – marijuana law reform.”, says Brian Connell, MP for Rakaia.

Mr Connell is commenting on claims from Mr Barnett revealed in marijuana magazine ‘Norml News’ in which, Mr Barnett says that “a strong bloc of Labour MPs in the next Parliament is very important to the cause”.

“He’s actually indicating that this is already Labour Party policy. If it is, voters need to know about it, and if it’s not, the Prime Minister should sack Barnett for misleading the public. But then again we all now that you can do just about anything, short of murder, if you’re a Labour MP in election year.

“Cannabis use under any guise is mind altering. Under no circumstances should responsible politicians be encouraging it with talk of decriminalisation.

“Here’s a guy with a track record of championing legislation for minority groups and he’s at it again.

“New Zealand needs to stand up against this type of social re-engineering.

“I for one don’t want to live in a society where drug use is considered acceptable” says Mr Connell.


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