21 Jan 2019

A scientist's take on cannabis and legalisation

From Afternoons, 2:30 pm on 21 January 2019

There will be a binding referendum on personal use of cannabis at 2020 election, but there has been some concern we're moving too fast. We'll cover some of the wider the concerns on Wednesday in an interview with former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson.

But today we want to clear up some of the myths and discuss what legalising cannabis may mean here. We speak to Professor Benedikt Fischer from the University of Auckland's medical and Health Sciences department.

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