New survey finds a third of New Zealanders want legal access to medical cannabis

By | May 20th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Doctors, Legalisation, New Zealand, News, Patients, Research|

Nearly a third of New Zealanders will try medical cannabis when it is legalised next year However, nearly half said they are either “most unlikely” or “definitely’ not going to try medical cannabis 89% of medical professionals would prescribe medical cannabis products   Professor Mike Barnes will be brought to NZ to help [...]

New Zealand to hold cannabis referendum in 2020

By | May 10th, 2019|Categories: Cannabis, Cannabis Prohibiton, Legalisation, New Zealand, News|

The Government has said the vote will be binding Citizens over the age of twenty years will be able to buy, use and grow cannabis
 Advertisements will be banned Current opinion polls suggest that more than 60% of the NZ adult population supports legalising cannabis New Zealand has announced it will be holding [...]

Study finds that long-term cannabis users are physically healthier than non-cannabis users

By | March 13th, 2019|Categories: GW Pharmaceutical, Inflammation, Legalisation, New Zealand, News, Obesity, Research, Teenagers, THC, USA, Weight Loss|

1,037 New Zealanders were studied over 38 year period Researchers found cannabis users have superior metabolic health than non-cannabis users The only negative effect cannabis has on the physical body is in the teeth A study has found evidence that cannabis doesn’t harm the human body, even with long-term use. Researchers at Arizona [...]

New Zealand Teenager in Coma Approved for Cannabis Product on “Compassionate Grounds”

By | June 9th, 2015|Categories: New Zealand|

A New Zealand teenager who has been in an induced coma for two months has been approved for one-off cannabis treatment on 'compassionate grounds'. Alex Renton, 19, developed an unknown condition that caused him to suffer repeated seizures. After being placed in an induced coma for nearly 60 days, New Zealand's Associate Minister of Health Peter [...]