56 days ago

Poll: Do you support the proposed Cannabis Legislation and Control Bill?

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Justice Minister Andrew Little has announced details of the draft law to legalise cannabis use.

Personal possession of 14 grams of cannabis, the sale of cannabis edibles, and growing up to four cannabis plants per household, are all included in the bill, which the public will be asked to vote "yes or no" at the 2020 general election.

Read more on the draft bill here and tell us what you think in the comments below. Will you vote yes or no, or are you yet to make up your mind?

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Do you support the proposed Cannabis Legislation and Control Bill?
  • 43.5% Yes, I support the law change
    43.5% Complete
  • 48.9% No, I do not support the law change
    48.9% Complete
  • 7.6% I haven't decided yet (tell us more in the comments)
    7.6% Complete
722 votes
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House Burgled & Car Stolen

Charlotte from Christchurch Central

Help someone or maybe more than one person broke into my house last night about 12pm while I was sleeping. I discovered it about 12.45 after going to bathroom. Horrible feeling. Can everyone please keep an eye out for silver Hyundai Santa Fe 2004 reg BTT405. Thanks. Oh and if anyone has a car I could use for a couple of weeks for work that would be amazing. Happy to contribute something.

12 hours ago

Diners at Christchurch eatery Madam Woo potentially exposed to Hepatitis A

Nicole Mathewson Reporter from The Press

Health authorities are searching for about 40 diners who may have been exposed to Hepatitis A at Madam Woo in Christchurch.

The local community and public health team wants to hear from anyone who dined at the St Asaph St restaurant on January 15 and 17.

People who ate food from the restaurant – either dine-in or takeaway (including through a food delivery service) – should call the public health team as soon as possible on 03 364 1777 and ask to speak to a health protection officer.

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