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Cannabis Party accuse InternetMana of Vote-Grabbing

Cannabis Party accuse InternetMana of Vote-Grabbing

The Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party is accusing InternetMana of cynical vote-grabbing over it's failed cannabis campaign.

InternetMana's credibility on cannabis policy was left in tatters yesterday when a leaked email exposed massive internal divisions over the issue.

ALCP leader Julian Crawford said the Internet Party knew Hone Harawira would never commit to cannabis law reform but campaigned on it anyway to try and steal ALCP's votes.

"This was a cynical attempt by InternetMana to steal our votes that has backfired, leaving us as the clear leader in the field of cannabis policy," Mr Crawford said.

"InternetMana have made a complete hash of their cannabis policy and ALCP has stepped up as a viable alternative."

InternetMana leader Hone Harawira has stood by his expletive ridden email, which expressed anger at his own party's cannabis campaign.

With less than two weeks until the election, Mr Crawford said the ALCP had now emerged as the only option for voters seeking cannabis law reform.

"Voters who are looking for a party with a competent pro-cannabis campaign will be well served by voting for the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party," he said.

"We have a caucus ready to go to Parliament as soon as the voters give us the mandate."

TVNZ's VoteCompass showed 33% of New Zealanders surveyed wanted cannabis to be legalised.

ALCP is campaigning for the Party Vote on September 20.


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