In a historic first for select committees, the Māori Affairs Committee and the
Health Committee presented their joint report on achieving the Smokefree 2025 goal
to the House on Tuesday, 11 December 2018. The report is available on Parliament’s ...
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters will travel to
Washington D.C. tomorrow for talks with US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and
other senior members of the US Administration. “The United States is a very close ...
A new report “ Every 4 minutes: A discussion paper on preventing family violence
in New Zealand ” by Justice sector Chief Science Advisor, Dr Ian Lambie, discusses
the evidence and asks us, as a community, to get involved.
Health Minister Dr David Clark says thousands of New Zealanders will potentially
benefit from the Government’s medicinal cannabis legislation. The Misuse of Drugs
(Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Bill passed its third reading in Parliament this afternoon ...
Today the Government has decriminalised marijuana by stealth with the passing of
its medicinal cannabis scheme despite National having a comprehensive plan to create
a sensible regime right now, National’s associate Health spokesperson Shane Reti ...
New Zealand First welcomes the passing of the Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis)
Amendment Bill today in Parliament. This legislation increases the availability and
quality of medicinal cannabis for those suffering who desperately need other options. ...
The Green Party welcomes the passage of medicinal cannabis legislation that provides
certainty and clarity to patients and their whānau. “This is a huge day for New
Zealanders in pain and suffering who’ve been denied the only medicine that works ...
MCANZ is delighted at the historic achievement of a solid commitment to produce
Medical Cannabis in New Zealand, and is grateful for the amendments that were introduced
broadening the scope of the compassionate clause, clarifying a more therapeutic “whole ...
With the final reading of the Medical Cannabis bill likely to be early this coming
week, it outlines strong support across the political spectrum for significantly
more reform than what was offered in the Govt Cannabis Bill.