NZ Calling For A National Conversation About Cannabis
New Zealanders Are Calling For A National
Conversation About Cannabis And The Conversation Has Already
A new website (www.conversation.org.nz) has been
spreading on social media to allow kiwis from all walks of
life to share their views on the cannabis issue
the New Zealand Drug Foundation called for a national
conversation about cannabis because it has been one of this
country's most controversial political issues.
In 2010 the
New Zealand Law Commission recommended a relaxation of the
The Government declined to act on the Law
Commission's recommendations but cannabis use has continued
to increase while the harms associated have not
Concerned kiwis have come together to start the
conversation that we never had.
Conversation.org.nz has started
appearing on Youtube, Twitter and Facebook encouraging all
New Zealanders to share their views about cannabis and the
laws surrounding it.
The website has released exclusive
videos asking questions about the current situation
regarding cannabis in New Zealand.
The organisation is
also fundraising with the aim of placing the videos as ads
on prime-time TV and getting all New Zealanders to join the
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