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