New Zealand voters reject adult-use cannabis bill, provisional results show

Preliminary results show a slim majority of voters in New Zealand rejected the country’s referendum on a proposed bill to legalize and regulate sales of adult-use cannabis, the country’s Electoral Commission announced Friday.

New Zealand seeks proposals to educate doctors on medical cannabis

The New Zealand government has issued a request for proposals to provide the nation’s physicians with a primer on medical marijuana and its use as a medicine.

New Zealand cannabis scheme on schedule for April launch despite COVID-19 pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe is not expected to affect the initial launch of New Zealand’s medical cannabis scheme, which is set to take effect April 1, a government official told Marijuana Business Daily.