Synthetic Cannabis

Fight continues for total ban on legal highs

A local business that has an interim licence to sell legal highs has only motivated the Waitaki Safer Community Legal High Working Group to...

Drug testing on animals protest supported

'Why should I die, for you to get high' was read on the placards at yesterday's Oamaru protest against drugs being tested on animals. Oamaru's...

Teen tells of horrific tangle with legal highs

An Oamaru teenager who became so addicted to synthetic cannabis he resorted to illegal activities to fuel the habit, wants to use his story...

Legal high worries

Doubts remain in Oamaru, even though the Psychoactive Substances Bill has been passed into law. On Thursday, the bill received overwhelming cross-party support with 119...

Synthetic cannabis to be restricted

The Psychoactive Substances Bill received overwhelming cross-party support with 119 members voting in favour last week. The new law provides effective restrictions on the availability...

Waitaki legal-high battle will go on

Parliament will today debate the final stages of the Psychoactive Substances Bill and it is likely to be passed into law but Waitaki District...
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