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Cannabis Reform in the United States

In preparation for New Zealand’s September 19 referendum on cannabis, all sides of the debate are sharpening their lines of argument. Often, both the proponents and detractors of cannabis reform point to examples in the United States to bolster their position. Read more

19 May, 2020
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Policy Point: Time to Process

Asking the public for submissions on pending legislation while the country is in pandemic lockdown risks making a farce of democracy and unnecessarily distracting the Government, according to a new policy paper by the New Zealand Initiative. The business of government must go on, said the Initiative’s chief economist Dr Eric Crampton, but politicians can afford to put less urgent matters aside for the time being. Read more

Dr Eric Crampton
Policy Point
26 March, 2020

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