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  •   Home > News > Law and Order

    The Justice Minister thinks a proposed cannabis law would discourage underage people from using it

    The Justice Minister thinks a proposed cannabis law would discourage underage people from using it


    Andrew Little has released the draft bill which has the purchasing age of 20.

    The issue of legalising cannabis will be put to a public vote at next year's election.

    Little says people in their early teens or younger are getting access to cannabis at the moment.

    He says the government wants a regime where young people don't get access to it and where the age of first use is pushed up.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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