Cannabis

Cannabis advised as treatment option

Cannabis advised as treatment option

Synthetic cannabis addicts should smoke cannabis as it is the ''lesser of two evils'', says Dunedin Community Alcohol and Drug Services clinician Mark Greco.

Cannabis study spurs claim

A leading campaigner for cannabis law reform says "Dunedin Study" research linking heavy use of marijuana before the age of 18 to loss of IQ backs his view that cannabis should be legalised.

Lasting damage from teen dope use: study

Lasting damage from teen dope use: study

Research using data from the "Dunedin Study" has shown heavy use of marijuana before the age of 18 causes lasting harm to intelligence, attention and memory.

Cannabis warning for landowners

This is the season for outdoor cannabis growing, and Southern District police are calling for landowners to keep an eye out for any suspicious activity that could be related to the plant's cultivation.

Cannabis concealed in woman's clothing

One of two women caught at the Queenstown International Airport trying to carry cannabis concealed in their bras to Christchurch appeared in the Queenstown District Court yesterday

'Reckless and determined' drug dealer jailed

Siu Taga, described in court as "a reckless and determined cannabis dealer", has been jailed for three years.

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