The Growing Legal Cannabis Industry

Marijuana is illegal in New Zealand, apart from very specific applications for use as medicine in approved forms due to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975, but there is a burgeoning legal industry for recreational cannabis globally, in particular countries, a list which seems to be every growing. Here in …

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NZ is likely to follow Australia on medical cannabis

Big news! New Zealand is likely to follow Australia once it provides medical cannabis for use, says Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne. Mr Dunne said that trials to assess the safety of medical cannabis and related drugs are currently underway in Australia but are likely still two years off completion. “Clinical …

What are my rights?

Cannabis use is controlled by the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975. Possession of any amount of cannabis is illegal. The maximum penalty for possession of cannabis is imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months or a $500 fine,[6] although section 7(2) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 contains …

Medicinal cannabis growers licensing coming to OZ

In an apparent coming move, that is surely huge news, Australia is set to legalize the growing of cannabis across all states – for medicinal purposes. Even the opposition party pledged support. By the end of march, we will be living next to a country with three states with decriminalization …