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    Chloe Swarbrick's Medicinal Cannabis Bill unveiled

    Today marks a critical time for the future of medical cannabis patients in New Zealand, as Green Party MP Chloe Swarbrick unveils her Member’s Bill for medicinal cannabis to Parliament.

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    Govt’s Medicinal Cannabis Bill has first reading at Parliament

    Members of Parliament are back in-house today and on the agenda is the Government's Medicinal Cannabis Bill.  It is one of two cannabis bills that will come before Parliament this week.

  3. Video for It's about pain, cost and quality of life - Dr Hickey on medicinal cannabis
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    It's about pain, cost and quality of life- Dr Hickey on medicinal cannabis

    A medicinal cannabis advocate says the Government's Bill is too conservative and says sufferers living on the breadline won't get access.  Dr Huhana Hickey (Ngāti Tahinga, Whakatōhea) is a research fellow at the Auckland University of Technology and an outspoken medical cannabis law reform campaigner.

  4. Video for Ruatoria could be first to grow medicinal cannabis in NZ
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    Ruatoria could be first to grow medicinal cannabis in NZ

    Ruatoria is gearing up for its second season of hemp production, with the aim of finding a mother plant with specific medicinal characteristics. If the hard work pays off Hikurangi Enterprises could be granted the first license in New Zealand to grow cannabis for medicine.

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    Native Affairs- Too high for prison

    Cannabis use is one of the reasons why Māori are overpopulated in our prisons and decriminalising the drug could bring the rates down, says an advisor from the NZ Drug Foundation.

  6. Video for Government urged to take compassionate approach to marijuana legislation
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    Government urged to take compassionate approach to marijuana legislation

    The Government needs a compassionate approach to marijuana legislation.  This was the general message at JDAY today in Whangarei, with those suffering a range of illnesses turning out to call for easier access to medicinal marijuana.

  7. Video for Native Affairs – High Hopes
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    Native Affairs – High Hopes

    Marijuana growers on the East Coast are being encouraged to turn their green fingers to the much more legal commercial activity of growing hemp – and it may be more profitable.

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    10,000 cannabis plants seized in Eastern District over summer- police

    In excess of 10,000 cannabis plants have been seized and destroyed in the Eastern District over the summer period according to police.

  9. Video for Ministry to have authority to prescribe cannabis
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    Ministry to have authority to prescribe cannabis

    Decision-making to prescribe cannabis-based products will now go through the Ministry of Health and will no longer require sign off from the Minister.  That announcement was made by Associate Minister Peter Dunne. But some politicians question if the change goes far enough.

  10. Video for New research links marijuana to premature births
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    New research links marijuana to premature births

    Māori health providers are welcoming new research that shows the impact of smoking marijuana while pregnant. Findings show women who continue to smoke cannabis while pregnant are five times more likely to have spontaneous pre-term births.

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