The “Cannabis Legalisation & Control Bill" - Why Vote “Yes”?
To make NZ healthier, wealthier, happier, and more sustainable.
It's true. That’s why the Chief Scientists report favours the govts “Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill.”
Although the Chief Scientists Report misses many positives;
-Such as reducing alcohol abuse Cannabis legalisation 'reduces binge drinking', opioid deaths, Marijuana legalization reduces opioid deaths and expensive drug prescriptions. One striking chart shows why pharma companies are fighting legal marijuana, it still favours a “Yes”.
Although the Chief Scientists Report also misses the health benefits Do-It-Yourself medicine? The impact of light cannabis liberalization on prescription drugs of being legally able to grow your own raw vegetable garden remedy’ Clear - Medicinal Cannabis The Evidence; it still favours a “Yes”.
Here’s the Chief Scientists summary Legalising cannabis: At a glance summary | Office of the Prime Minister's Chief Science Advisor.
Lets tax gangs out of business.
That’s what we can do if we vote “YES”, like Italy, we can reduce gang power and wealth. Light cannabis and organized crime. Evidence from (unintended) liberalization in Italy.
Colorado -about our size and population - taxed gangs and increased local industry in 2014 when they legalised Cannabis, and they just passed a billion dollars in tax revenue. Colorado passes $1 billion in marijuana state revenue
Here in NZ, the government's Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill DRAFT FOR CONSULTATION that we are voting to support is much less commercial than Colorados. In fact, we have the most conservative and controlling cannabis legalisation bill in the world.
But even with a big profit motive and open industry, legalisation in Colorado has been a public health success Cannabis regulation in Colorado: early evidence defies the critics. So NZs Bill really offers nothing to fear.
If the team of five million votes ‘Yes’ and legalises adult hemp and THC Cannabis, it will save us all a fortune, enabling cottage industry and individual entrepreneurship in a broad range of sustainable industries (food, fibre, medicine, intoxicant). But if we vote ‘No’, and leave cannabis to be monopolised by crime, business and medicine...Cannabis: A Classic Emerging Market - MAZAKALI Kiwis will lose out to greed and ignorance, and our poor, elderly, and ill will be denied preventative and curative home remedies medicine. Due to its cost, and fearful doctors. 'Medical Cannabis' is a failure right now. It's not as good, it's too expensive, and most doctors simply won't prescribe it.
But if we vote ‘No’, and leave cannabis to be monopolised by crime, business and medicine...Cannabis: A Classic Emerging Market - MAZAKALI Kiwis will lose out to greed and ignorance, and our poor, elderly, and ill will be denied preventative and curative home remedies medicine. Due to its cost, and fearful doctors. 'Medical Cannabis' is a failure right now. It's not as good, it's too expensive, and most doctors simply won't prescribe it Unawareness-and-cost-block-cannabis-prescriptions/
A founding doctrine of medicine is that “The physician tends and nature mends, let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”. But ‘health’ industries like pharma and their lobbyists have twisted law and healthcare away from Hippocrates wisdom.
Instead, Nutrition has been wilfully neglected in medical education, as has the ‘Cannabis System’ which maintains our overall health balance. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine knew this, and Science has proven him right.
These are some of the reasons why you should vote “YES”. It's the people’s plant, free it for the people! #MakeItLegal