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  1. Ron Strider

    New Zealand To Hold Cannabis Referendum Within Three Years

    New Zealand will hold a referendum on legalizing the recreational use of cannabis in the next three years, its prime minister-elect has pledged. Jacinda Ardern said she did not personally support imprisoning people for using cannabis but wanted to hear New Zealanders' views. Ms Ardern...
  2. Ron Strider

    New Zealand: Jacinda Ardern Succinct And Stubborn On Medicinal Cannabis Use

    Labor leader Jacinda Ardern has very firmly locked in her position on medicinal use of cannabis, a succinct answer in a debate strongly paralleled by National leader Bill English. In the TVNZ leaders debate, both were asked to answer in 30 seconds whether they would legalize cannabis for...
  3. Ron Strider

    New Zealand: Cannabis Smokers Shouldn't Go To Jail

    Jacinda Ardern says no one should be jailed for smoking cannabis. Speaking to supporters in a Facebook Live video on Thursday, the Labor leader also said people shouldn't be criminalized for using the popular drug, "young people in particular". "I don't think anyone should be serving a...