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Research Scholarships for Cannabis Treatments

Medical cannabis research will be boosted by $140 million if the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party is elected on September 20. Pediatric epilepsy treatment will be one of the main priorities for the research scholarships.

Last night on Prime TV, 60 Minutes covered the story of Charlotte Figi, one of the first children with epilepsy to be treated with cannabis.

ALCP education spokesman Abe Gray said parents whose children had seizures should be allowed to treat their condition with non-THC cannabis oils.

Jail for Australian Medical Cannabis Grower

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An Australian man devoted to helping people cope with chronic pain, debilitating illness and aggressive cancer has been sentenced to 12 months jail.

Tony Bower's medical marijuana concoctions are hailed by patients and their families as miraculous. But the legal system has branded him a criminal, worthy of a jail sentence.

Maori and Pacific Island Affairs Policy Announcement

Cannabis prohibition is neo-colonial oppression resulting in the disproportionate imprisonment of Maori, the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party says.

Maori are three times more likely to be arrested and four times more likely to be convicted for cannabis than non-Maori.

ALCP Maori Affairs spokeswoman Emma-Jane Mihaere Kingi said the racist implementation of cannabis laws was in breach of Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

Politicians ignore 20% of New Zealanders

Despite 20% of New Zealanders supporting it, none of the parties currently represented in Parliament endorse the legalisation of cannabis.

A New Zealand Herald video shows that all mainstream political party leaders support either prohibition, decriminalisation or medicalisation.

Only the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party supports the full legalisation, regulation and taxation of cannabis.

ALCP announce Transport and Energy policy

The transport and energy sectors stand to benefit significantly according to policy released today by the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party.

Industrial hemp is the best source of biofuel and renewable resources, needed to fuel New Zealand's economy.

ALCP Leader Julian Crawford said much of New Zealand's electricity generation and transport fuels could be produced locally from hemp, replacing petroleum products.

Cannabis Party first to register for 2014 General Election

The Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis party became the first party to register for the 2014 General Election today, when it met with the Electoral Commission in Wellington at Midday.

Ten electorate candidate and three list-only candidates make up the 13 strong team representing the party in the election.

ALCP leader Julian Crawford said he was proud to have beaten the other parties off the mark and was looking forward to a strong election campaign.

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Norfolk Island Cannabis Trial Blocked by Commonwealth

The approval of a trial of medicinal cannabis that had been granted by Norfolk Island's government has been overturned by the Commonwealth of Australia.

The island's administrator, former Liberal MP Gary Hardgrave, vetoed the decision made by Norfolk Island's authorities.

Earlier this month Norfolk Island gave Tasman Health Cannabinoids (THC) approval to grow medical cannabis.

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