The Cannabis Legalization and Control Bill  is being described by business sources in the country  as “world-leading” for provisions that would reserve market share for micro cultivators, prioritize indigenous-run business and allow for consumption lounges.

Here’s the text .. you can make your own decision.

At the moment it , unsurprisingly, being NZ contains some sensible provisions that in a way were almost designed for a post pandemic world where the onus will be on developing a sustainable local industry.

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Plain English Summary

https://www.referendums.govt.nz/cannabis/summary.html

Hon Andrew Little Minister of Justice Proactive release – Cabinet Paper: 2020 Cannabis Referendum – Draft material for public release

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Australian commentator Rhys Cohen says….

NZ recreational cannabis bill released – prioritises social good over profits

NZ recreational cannabis bill released – prioritises social good over profits