Glad you asked! 

  • Because our cannabis laws come from the 1970s Nixon War on Drugs based on racial oppression.
  • Because Māori are three times more likely to be stopped and arrested for the same crime as Pākehā.
  • Because laws should be fair. Because patients need better access.
  • Because adults should be allowed to choose.
  • Because over 95% of people experience no issues with it.
  • Because experts – scientists, doctors, leaders, professors, social workers – have told us this is the best, smartest, safest solution.
  • Because cannabis is here to stay either way but we currently have no regulation or system.
  • Because it has worked overseas.
  • Because young minds need education and protection.
  • Because addiction is a health issue.
  • Because we will boost billions into our economy…