There is a distinct possibility that this policy from the Greens may actually be implemented if Bill English proves as inept as I believe he will be.
It will allow a Labour/Greens government and with that comes this new policy from the Greens:
The Green Party say it will legalise cannabis if it forms a government next year.
Under its proposal, people would be able to legally grow and possess marijuana for personal use.
The Green Party would also urgently amend the law so sick people using medicinal marijuana were not penalised.
The party’s new Drug Law Reform Policy released on Friday outlined plans to overhaul existing drug laws in what it said was an inevitable push toward cannabis legalisation.
I think eventually we’ll follow in the footsteps of USA and Canada,” Green Party health spokesperson Julie Anne Genter said. Read more »