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Medical Cannabis March – the election special!

Thursday, 31 August 2017, 9:43 am | NORML

Medical Cannabis March – the election special! Patients, caregivers and supporters of safe legal access to natural affordable cannabis will march down Queen Street in Auckland, this Saturday 2nd September. The Government's recently announced changes ... More >>

"Jacinda over Bill" Say Organisers of Medical Cannabis Rally

Friday, 4 August 2017, 9:26 am | NORML

Prospects for cannabis law reform are better under Jacinda Adern, say organisers of a rally in support of medical cannabis. More >>

The Opportunities Party releases cannabis reform policy

Thursday, 18 May 2017, 7:02 pm | NORML

NORML welcomes the release of The Opportunities Party's "real deal" cannabis policy and says TOP have upped the ante for other parties to now get more specific with what exactly they will do. More >>

J Day Saturday 6 May, nationwide cannabis law reform events

Tuesday, 2 May 2017, 3:48 pm | NORML

Cannabis law reform supporters and advocates will gather for nationwide events on 'J Day' this Saturday 6th May, 2017. More >>

Medical Cannabis Rally & March announced

Tuesday, 4 April 2017, 9:16 am | NORML

Bill English has shown how out of touch he is with the New Zealand population once again, spouting oddly ignorant views on medical cannabis. More >>

Dunne’s medicinal cannabis list will not help patients

Thursday, 2 March 2017, 1:05 pm | NORML

Dunne’s latest announcement will make little difference to patients and is merely a smokescreen to hide the Government’s lack of action, says NORML. More >>

Medicinal cannabis changes will make little difference

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 5:33 pm | NORML More >>

Overwhelming support for medical cannabis law change

Monday, 29 August 2016, 11:54 am | NORML

A new poll conducted for cannabis campaigners shows New Zealanders want the law changed now, says NORML. More >>

Medical Cannabis "review" has failed to protect patients

Friday, 20 May 2016, 1:22 pm | NORML

The government's so-called review of the medicinal cannabis access guidelines has failed to protect patients. More >>

The 25th Annual J Day is this Saturday 7th May, nationwide

Wednesday, 4 May 2016, 12:52 pm | NORML

J Day is held on the first Saturday in May, in over 200 cities around the world, until the War on Drugs is over. This year’s theme is: “Stop the war, start the healing” . More >>

Medical Cannabis rally and march this Saturday 23rd April

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 3:21 pm | NORML

It's 420 Day: NORML presents the Medical Cannabis rally and march this Saturday 23rd April, and J Day on Saturday 7th May 2016. More >>

NZ's high cannabis arrest rate makes sobering reading

Friday, 26 June 2015, 10:06 am | NORML

NZ's high cannabis arrest rate makes sobering reading on Support, Don't Punish day More >>

NORML, Peter Dunne and Family First all agree

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 11:01 am | NORML

NORML, Peter Dunne and Family First all agree patients should have more access to effective medicinal cannabis. The question is How? More >>

NORML and Family First agree cannabis policy needs change

Wednesday, 13 May 2015, 10:59 am | NORML

NORML is pleased to note that the conservative group Family First is calling for reforms to our outdated policies around medicinal cannabis. In their recent press release , Family First says they are now calling for: More >>

Toke the Vote 2014: NORML’s guide to NZ cannabis policies

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 5:16 pm | NORML

NORML’s policy, renewed at our recent national conference , is to encourage supporters to vote for parties and candidates who will work to reform our cannabis laws. More >>

Synthetics ban won't work if cannabis remains illegal

Monday, 28 April 2014, 9:44 am | NORML

The Government's intention to ban the remaining synthetic substitutes won't work if cannabis remains illegal. More >>

Citizens denied access to public space for Hamilton J Day

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 11:02 am | NORML

The Hamilton branch of the National Organisation for the Reform of Marijuana Laws’ request to use the Hamilton Lake Domain Stage to hold its annual J Day gathering in Hamilton has been denied by the Hamilton City Council. More >>

Complete rethink needed of all drug laws

Sunday, 2 March 2014, 1:20 pm | NORML

NORML has advised the Ministry of Health a complete rethink is needed of all drug control laws and policies. More >>

Calls for better ways to measure cannabis impairment

Friday, 1 November 2013, 10:18 am | NORML

Current forms of drug testing do not measure impairment and better ways are needed, says NORML, New Zealand’s longest-running marijuana campaign group. There have been demands for compulsory random drug testing of tourism operators in the wake ... More >>

NORML likes Peter Dunne’s new thinking on drug regulation

Thursday, 31 October 2013, 2:41 pm | NORML

Peter Dunne, the “architect” of Psychoactive Substances Act, is now calling for the same regulatory approach to be applied to drugs currently scheduled in the Misuse of Drugs Act. More >>