Posts Tagged ‘marijuana legalisation’

Church may become a cannabis café

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

If the cannabis legislation outlined in parliament this week is approved in next year’s referendum, a heritage church in Christchurch will become a cannabis café. The proposed legislation would legalise the sale and consumption of cannabis at licensed premises. Cookie Time founder Michael Mayell has partnered with Abe Gray, the founder of New Zealand’s first Read more

Legalising marijuana just asking for trouble says long serving Headmaster

Thursday, July 18th, 2019

A Catholic secondary school headmaster is opposed to the legalising marijuana referendum due to be held at the 2020 General Election. St Paul’s College, Ponsonby, headmaster Kieran Fouhy said that legalising cannabis, when New Zealand already has an issue with alcohol, is just asking for trouble. Continue reading in NZCatholic Related Posts:St Kevin’s College principal Read more

Potent pot, vulnerable teens trigger concerns in first states to legalize marijuana

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

The first two states to legalize recreational marijuana are starting to grapple with teenagers’ growing use of highly potent pot, even as both boost the industry and reap huge tax windfalls from its sales. Though the legal purchase age is 21 in Colorado and Washington, parents, educators and physicians say youths are easily getting hold Read more

Bishops neutral on initiative to legalise pot

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

Legalising marijuana for recreational use is an option voters in California will decide on 8 November. However, the  public policy arm of the state’s bishops, has officially taken “no position” on the ballot. The conference notes the Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches the use of drugs except on strictly therapeutic grounds is a “grave Read more