Cannabis press gallery

We are curating a list of press items that provide information relating to the cannabis referendum. The list is updated fortnightly, so keep checking back.

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Commentary in the media

Updated fortnightly | Last updated: 21 May 2020

May 2020

March 2020

January/February 2020

December 2019

November 2019

October 2019

September 2019

  • Alison Mau (senior journalist) discusses the effects of social media on democratic process and why it is important to be mindful for the cannabis referendum.
  • John Weekes wrote a summary of recent opinions regarding legalisation.
  • recent report from the Helen Clark foundation has recommended the legalisation of cannabis with some easy to access media releases. A summary of the report can be read here.
  • Pub Politics hosted an informal debate between of Paula Bennett (Deputy Leader National Party), Chlöe Swarbrick (Green Party MP), David Seymour (ACT Party) and Chris Fowlie (NORML & TDB).

August 2019 and earlier