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New Zealand’s Biggest Cannabis Event Is On Saturday 2nd December.

Friday, 1 December 2023, 8:56 am | NORML

J Day Is Auckland’s Annual Celebration Of Our Kiwi Cannabis Culture And A Protest Against Prohibition, Held In Albert Park Every Year Since 1992. NORML and friends presents the 31st Annual J Day, usually held on the first Saturday in May every year ... More >>

New Zealand's 30th Annual Celebration Of Cannabis, J Day, Will Be Held On Saturday 7 May, 2022

Monday, 4 April 2022, 6:32 pm | NORML

"Aotearoa's cannabis community has collectively been holding it's breath, to see if their beloved celebration would be happening this year," said event organiser Chris Fowlie, president of NORML New Zealand (Inc). "We're pleased to announce ... More >>

Cannabis Referendum's Razor-Thin Result Shows Mandate For Change, Says NORML

Saturday, 7 November 2020, 3:08 pm | NORML

Cannabis referendum's razor-thin result shows mandate for change, says NORML The final results of the cannabis referendum have been released. Yes received 1,406,973 votes (48.4%) , compared to 1,474,635 votes for No (50.7%). The difference was just ... More >>

Cannabis Referendum Result Announced Today: Compromise And Consensus Are Needed, Says NORML

Friday, 30 October 2020, 10:28 am | NORML

At 2pm today New Zealand will learn the preliminary results of the referendum on the Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill. Was New Zealand swayed by Reefer Madness fearmongering, or comforted that other places have already done this, and the sky ... More >>

Cannabis referendum draft law welcomed

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 5:33 pm | NORML

Cannabis referendum draft law welcomed, but a missed opportunity to put people before profits, says NORML. More >>

A smart approach to the cannabis referendum

Wednesday, 10 July 2019, 8:03 am | NORML

Responding to controversy over edible forms of cannabis , NORML spokesperson calls for a well-funded public education campaign ahead of the cannabis referendum, and a model based on social equity, social retail enterprises and social clubs. More >>

Cannabis reform group welcomes referendum details

Tuesday, 7 May 2019, 10:28 am | NORML

New Zealand's oldest cannabis reform group has welcomed details of the Government's cannabis referendum, but cautioned the devil is in the details. More >>

Join the cannabis resistance at J Day this Saturday

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 12:48 pm | NORML

J Day is an annual celebration, festival and protest in support of cannabis law reform, held every year since 1992. This year J Day is on Star Wars Day - May the Fourth! More >>

Medicinal Cannabis Bill set to pass Parliament

Monday, 10 December 2018, 8:25 pm | NORML

Medicinal Cannabis Bill set to pass Parliament; patients celebrate ambivalently From: NORML NZ - National Organisation for the Reform of Marijuana Laws More >>

Medical Cannabis Patients Plan Rally

Thursday, 2 August 2018, 9:28 am | NORML

Medicinal cannabis patients are tired of politicians playing games while they suffer and remain at risk of prosecution. More >>

Cross-party support needed on medicinal cannabis

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 11:18 am | NORML

With three bills before Parliament this year, medicinal cannabis advocates are calling for cross-party support for sensible solutions. More >>

Do what is best for patients, MPs urged

Wednesday, 25 July 2018, 9:06 am | NORML

The Government's medicinal cannabis bill is back before parliament today - with MPs being urged to do what's best for patients, not politics. More >>

Cannabis referendum: Bring it on, says NORML

Wednesday, 23 May 2018, 2:56 pm | NORML

Cannabis campaigners have welcomed news today the Government is considering bringing forward the binding referendum on legalising cannabis to next year, 2019, rather than during the 2020 general election. More >>

NORML presents J Day today

Saturday, 5 May 2018, 11:48 am | NORML

J Day is a worldwide protest against prohibition and a celebration of Kiwi cannabis culture, held on the first Saturday in May every year. More >>

Cannabis patients testify at Parliament

Sunday, 29 April 2018, 12:04 pm | NORML

Medicinal cannabis patients and caregivers will be descending on Parliament in large numbers on Monday 30 April to give their testimonies at the Health Select Committee. More >>

Medicinal Cannabis hearings resume at Parliament

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 10:05 am | NORML

Hearings on the Government's medicinal cannabis law reform bill continue throughout April and May, with NORML New Zealand delivering on Wednesday 11th April (10:45am) an unsubmissive submission on behalf of impatient patients. NORML's evidence will ... More >>

Pass both bills: Medical cannabis campaigners to MPs

Wednesday, 31 January 2018, 8:47 am | NORML

Cannabis law reform campaigners congratulate the government on the progress of it's medicinal cannabis Bill in Parliament tonight. More >>

Medicinal cannabis Bill a step in the right direction but..

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 5:17 pm | NORML

Medicinal cannabis advocates say patients will be both pleased and disappointed with the Bill introduced today by Health Minister David Clark. More >>

Medicinal cannabis campaign welcomes new Government Bill

Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 12:05 pm | NORML

Campaigners for medicinal cannabis law reform have welcomed the new legislation to be introduced today by Health Minister David Clark. More >>

Medicinal cannabis users' plea to Government

Friday, 15 December 2017, 10:54 am | NORML

On Thursday, 47 medicinal cannabis patients and caregivers sent an open letter to the Government to express our concerns about their imminent legislation. More >>





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