Is cannabis reform New Zealand’s next same-sex marriage?

Cannabis legalisation could be seen to be more about personal choice than human rights.

Cannabis legalisation could be seen to be more about personal choice than human rights.

ANALYSIS: The tide looks to be turning on cannabis legalisation, particularly in western democracies. Is cannabis reform New Zealand’s next same-sex marriage? 

New Zealand is inching closer and closer to cannabis decriminalisation without even changing a single law.

Known for our ability to adopt an informal change and then let the legislative process catch up – that’s exactly the case when it comes to cannabis law reform.

Police already apply a high tolerance to low-level marijuana use – turning a blind eye to those using it for medicinal purposes. This is completely out of line with the national drug policy, but exists regardless.

SO, IS LEGALISING CANNABIS

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