Rob Zorn talks about the importance of capturing good data both before and after legalisation, to monitor health and economic trends
Rob Zorn tackles the thorny issue of how to set a legal cannabis purchase age
New Zealand has little in the way of a drug early warning system for emerging substances and usage trends. Rob Zorn summarises the issues and looks at a couple of existing systems we could emulate.
Rob Zorn returns to Cannons Creek school after their successful opposition to a nearby off-licence.
It's been 4 years since new liquor laws passed. They were supposed to reduce problematic consumption of alcohol without impinging on responsible drinkers, have they been successful?
This is the second in our Whole School Series, which look into new approaches to protecting young people from drug-related harm being adopted by NZ schools.
The Australian Government’s Institute of Health and Welfare recently released its full report on the 2013 Australian National Drug Strategy Household Survey. The results are encouraging
With few Local Alcohol Plans (LAPs) in place, communities are forced into being reactive when faced with new applications for liquor licences.
There is a wide spectrum of views on how much harm cannabis can cause. Rob Zorn investigates
Anecdotes abound comparing the mellow weed of the old days with the edgier dope of today. Has cannabis become more potent since the 70s? Rob Zorn ask whether this is so and what implications potent pot might have.
The cry “Not in my back yard!” is often heard when communities are confronted by a social solution they don’t fully understand.
Rob Zorn talks with a few drug policy experts about what the world can expect to see over the next few years.