New Zealand sets cannabis legalisation referendum for 2020 General Election

New Zealand’s Government has set the date for its promised referendum on legalising cannabis for the 2020 General Election. The referendum was among the promises made by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s Labour Party in a 2017 agreement that led to a coalition government with the Green and NZ First parties. The coalition ended the nine-year […]

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Government rejects referendum on the legalisation of cannabis

The government has rejected a petition calling for a referendum on the legalisation of cannabis in Britain. The petition has been signed by 26,000 people and would usually be debated in parliament once it reached 100,000 names. A response to the petition says “this Government has no plans to legalise cannabis and there are no […]

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