Law

Smoking and vaping to be banned if you have children in the car.

It will soon be illegal to smoke or vape with children in the car. 

The Smoke-free Environments Act will be amended to ban smoking or vaping with people under the age of 18 while in vehicles, parked or moving.

It’s expected the ban will be enacted by the end of the year.  


“First and foremost this change is about protecting children. However, it is also part of the Government’s commitment to achieving Smokefree 2025,” Salesa said.


“Too many New Zealand children, particularly Māori and Pacific children, are exposed to second-hand smoke in the vehicles they usually travel in.
“Children are especially vulnerable to the harmful effects of second-hand smoke due to their smaller lungs, higher respiratory rate and immature immune systems.”
The move has been welcomed by Children’s Commissioner Andrew Becroft, who said it could benefit 100,000 Kiwi kids every week. 
“Once this legislation is passed [children] will no longer be forced to inhale this chemical poison,” Becroft said. 

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Um … except in their own home, where they will spend much more time than in the car. Or is that next on this list? You won’t be able to smoke in your own home if you have children under 18?

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Are Kids really allowed to use weed in Colorado schools?


I have to admit that when I first saw the report in Vice I thought “Are you crazy? Giving weed to kids? This is exactly the kind of thing we’re trying to avoid!” After a closer reading, it turns out that it makes good sense. quote.

Quote:The federal government and human Keebler elf Jeff Sessions may still consider weed a Schedule I drug that’s “only slightly less awful” than heroin, but there’s a huge amount of research to prove otherwise. Medical marijuana has been effective in the treatment of everything from Alzheimer’s to chronic pain to seizures, and it’s even showing promise for people living with HIV.

Colorado has been pushing to destigmatize weed since it legalized recreational marijuana back in 2012, and now, the state has taken another massive step toward embracing cannabis’s medical benefits—by allowing children to take medical marijuana at school.End of quote.

Holy spliff batman! Does that mean kids can smoke weed in school in Colorado? Not so fast, Robin.

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Grieving ‘burnout’ Mum asks for video to be shared to make her sons famous

Juanita Hickey, aka Jay Rose, Facebook, 27 Nov 2018

People grieve in different ways. I have no idea what it must feel like to lose two sons in such a devastating way as Juanita Hickey has. Clearly they live in a different world to many Whaleoil readers, so what might seem completely abhorrent and abnormal to us may feel perfectly natural and normal for them.

I would imagine that to many people the thought of doing a tribute burnout, to honour the memory of your two sons who died as a result of dangerous driving in a stolen car after failing to stop for police, might seem like a pretty weird way of celebrating their lives. Particularly since they are reported to have been doing burnouts in the stolen car behind Mum’s house not long before their last ill-fated journey.

But to make matters worse, the boys’ Mum, Juanita Hickey, who also goes by the name of Jay Rose, has posted a video on YouTube of the burnout she so lovingly did in honour of her kids. Her post on Facebook shows the video with a link and the caption… quote.

My boys always wanted to be famous, (not infamous) but this is the closet I can give them. PLEASE SHARE SHARE SHARE!! End quote.

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Another needless death. Let’s not let it happen here.


Music festival season is around the corner and, over the ditch, there’s already been at least one death thanks to draconian drug laws. Like a stopped clock that’s right twice a day, the far-Left Guardian newspaper reports. quote.

Quote:A 19-year-old man is dead and three others are critically ill after suspected drug overdoses at a dance party in Sydney.

Police said they had been attending the “Knockout Games of Destiny” dance party at Sydney Olympic Park on Saturday night[…]End of quote.

Let’s be clear here. The only thing this young man did wrong was he did not have the wisdom to distrust whoever sold him the drugs that killed him. He simply took a substance that was not what he was told it was, or it was much more potent than he thought. quote.

Quote:More than 18,000 people attended the party. Police officers at the event issued 69 banning notices and conducted more than 200 searches, with 62 people found in possession of drugs[…]

The south west metropolitan region commander, assistant commissioner Peter Thurtell, said police would not let up on trying to stop drug use at dance parties[…]

Earlier this year, two people died after overdosing at Sydney music festival Defqon.1, prompting the creation of an expert panel to advise the New South Wales government on drug-related deaths at festivals.End of quote.

Just as a side note, the panel was instructed not to entertain any consideration of recommendations for drug testing. As in, not even to listen to them. quote.

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Banning smoking… in homes?

Remember Orwell’s ‘1984‘? When everyone’s house had a TV screen in it, where government officials could watch what you were up to? We get closer and closer to this reality by the day… if Labour’s Louisa Wall has her way, that is.

Newshub reports: quote.

A Labour MP is floating the idea of banning smoking in homes.

A document released on Wednesday shows such extreme measures may be needed if the Goverment wants to hit its target of making New Zealand smokefree by 2025.

Politicians are considering how to reduce smoking in cars carrying children. If it were up to Labour’s Louisa Wall, it would be banned  – immediately.

“Children don’t have a choice,” she told Newshub.

The ban wouldn’t stop there, she explains.

“I’d like to see smoking, from my perspective, banned at home.”

The public is split on the idea, with some telling Newshub smoking is a no-no in the house and around children, while others say people should be able to make the choice. end quote.

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Our most vulnerable are being betrayed by this government

A new report has suggested that decriminalising drugs should earn the Government half a billion dollars in benefits.

The recent cry from the New Zealand MSM to increase the alcohol drinking age to twenty whilst an ex-prime minister encourages legalisation of the sale of marijuana, and then the Coalition of Losers compensating meth users for being evicted from State housing while government agencies attempt to eradicate cigarette smoking, have me questioning the irrational, contradictory edicts and the real underlying intentions of our government.

The repudiation of our historical Christian foundations and moral precepts may have harmful repercussions to vulnerable children and adults, yet the ‘Progressive Left’ reject those principles on the spurious grounds that it would actually ‘protect the most vulnerable’.

‘Progressive’ cultural changes have undermined respect for the absolute rules that constrain how people behave.
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What do Tasmanians think of New Zealand-style transgender laws?

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Dear Tracey Martin

NZF MP Tracey Martin

The New Zealand group Speakup for Women has published a second open letter to NZ First MP Tracey Martin. quote.

Dear Minister

We are writing to you for a second time, to raise with you further information relating to the “self‐ID provisions” contained in Section 22 of the Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Bill, currently set down for its second reading in Parliament.

New information about the background to self‐ID

As Speak Up For Women set out in our letter of 3 September 2018, the genesis of the “self‐ID” proposals is Allyson Hamblett’s Petition (2014/0086) signed by only 53 people. Notwithstanding the Government’s recent claim that the public had “the opportunity to submit on”1 this Petition, in fact the Select Committee considering the Petition in 2017 received submissions only from Ms Hamblett, the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) and the Human Rights Commission. We noted that the DIA appeared to have raised concerns about the “wide ranging implications” of self‐ID at this time2.

We have since obtained the original DIA advice on the Petition (advice dated 5 April and 19 May 2017)3. It confirms the DIA had concerns about self‐ID.

Three significant points emerge:

  1. The DIA did not recommend self‐ID
  2. The DIA did not recommend any amendment to the birth certificate sex provisions of the BDMMR Act, and considered that existing provisions met international law standards
  3. The DIA noted that in 2006‐8, the Human Rights Commission conducted an in‐depth inquiry into discrimination faced by transgender people. The Commission recommended some changes to the birth certificate process, but did not endorse self‐ID. In fact, the Commission favoured retention of the Family Court declaration process and medical gatekeeping.

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The killer question for any unborn baby in New Zealand

Dieuwe de Boer

RightMinds.NZ


Notice: A protest by people opposed to Jacinda’s abortion changes. NOT a Labour party poster

One of Jacinda’s inevitable targets was abortion law, which she has repeatedly claimed she wants to be treated as a health issue that shouldn’t be in the Crimes Act. This is a non sequitur. The location of abortion law, or any law, is irrelevant: you break the law, it’s a crime. Or so we would hope. The current abortion law isn’t even in the Crimes Act: it’s in the Contraception, Sterilisation, and Abortion Act 1977.

There are only two relevant parts that are in the Crimes Act: (1) the punishment for murder of an unborn child (unless sanctioned by the government per the previously mentioned Act), and (2) a specific clause protecting from prosecution those who cause the death of an unborn child while taking action to preserve the life of a mother.

Abortion hasn’t been a crime since the late 1970s and only a handful of cases can ever be found of women who were denied their request to have their babies legally terminated by the state. With over 13,000 dead babies every year, it’s a little duplicitous to say that abortion is a crime – those numbers point to a toll of genocidal proportions. There’s just a little bit of inconvenience involved in the current process, and that’s what this is all about. Women complain that they shouldn’t have to feign mental illness in order to get an abortion, but it’s an ugly irony – one really does have to be sick in the head to want to kill their own offspring.

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Saving Free speech from Profa

Credit: SonovaMin

It was reassuring to read on Whaleoil about a new organisation called Advance Australia which humans are joining ” to make sure their beloved country doesn’t succumb to rampant radicalism or political correctness” of the kind viciously promoted by the Soros-funded group GetUp. We could do with something like Advance Australia in New Zealand, where subhumans – biological humans who nonetheless renounce reason and revert to force – are attempting to end free speech at every turn. They are our local Antifa, except that Antifa should be called (and will be by me henceforth) “Profa” because they are pro-fascist. In their behaviour, appearance and mindless malice they are the modern-day version of Mussolini’s Blackshirts. In their beliefs, they are Islamo-Marxists, which makes them fascists also.

At present they are successful. Although Stefan Molyneux and Lauren Southern were finally allowed in to New Zealand to speak at a privately-owned venue – having been denied a ratepayer-funded one by Phascist Phil – the private owner was intimidated by Profa at the last minute to such an extent that he called the event off and told the pair he didn’t want them anywhere near his establishment.

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