2020 cannabis referendum announcement, Wednesday

Justice Minister, Andrew Little, will release the first round of public information on the 2020 cannabis referendum, and the draft Bill tomorrow, Wednesday 4 December 2019.



New Zealanders are set receive new details on the 2020 cannabis referendum, including the draft Bill. Though unconfirmed, this announcement is expected to include information on how 'personal cannabis use' will be regulated, any restrictions that may be put in place, opportunities for local businesses, how products will be dispensed and possible how cannabis may be grown at home.


This announcement is not related to the Medicinal Cannabis Scheme, which is on track to be enacted in March 2020.


Detail of Wednesday's announcement are as follows:


Lockup

When: 3.00-3.30pm, Wednesday 3 December

Where: Beehive Theatrette, Ground Floor, Executive Wing

Who: There will not be any officials in attendance, so please save any technical questions for the stand-up.

Press conference

When: 3.30 – 3.45PM, Wednesday 3 December

Where: Beehive Theatrette, Ground Floor, Executive Wing

Who: Hon Andrew Little and Hon James Shaw







Helius will share more coverage as the announcement is made.


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