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    The draft Cannabis Bill would let consumers buy a weeks worth of weed - daily

    The draft Cannabis Bill would let consumers buy a weeks worth of weed - daily


    The Government announced the draft bill this afternoon - including a ban on smoking cannabis in public, no online sales - and minimum purchase age of 20.

    Green MP Chloe Swarbrick says people would be able to buy a maximum of 14-grams per day.

    She says that's about the size of a grapefruit, and was based on data from the Justice Ministry.

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