In New Zealand, Cannabis Trumps Booze

NEW ZEALAND: Many New Zealanders are turning to cannabis as an alternative to alcohol, which might explain why we are among the highest users in the world, a medical anthropologist says.

According to the Ministry of Health’s most recent New Zealand Alcohol and Drug Use Survey, one in seven New Zealand adults will have used cannabis in the past year.

The survey found 46.4 per cent of all adults had used cannabis in their lifetime. [Read more…]

In New Zealand, Cannabis Trumps Booze

NEW ZEALAND: Many New Zealanders are turning to cannabis as an alternative to alcohol, which might explain why we are among the highest users in the world, a medical anthropologist says.

According to the Ministry of Health’s most recent New Zealand Alcohol and Drug Use Survey, one in seven New Zealand adults will have used cannabis in the past year.

The survey found 46.4 per cent of all adults had used cannabis in their lifetime. [Read more…]