Banks - No to synthetic drug testing on animals anywhere
Banks - No to synthetic drug testing on animals here or
Act MP John Banks told TVNZ’s Q+A
programme he won’t support legislation that allows
synthetic drugs to be tested on animals here or
“And I say to the Prime Minister this
morning, I won’t be supporting this legislation unless it
implicitly says in the legislation none of these products
will be tested on animals, in any country where the test is
taken. If it can't be proven that they're not tested on
animals, don’t try and line up to have them
You can view the full interview
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