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If reducing harm to society is the goal, a cost-benefit analysis shows cannabis prohibition...

The case for a referendum on New Zealand’s cannabis law was already urgent in 2015 when the supposedly more pressing issue was whether we...

Should a COVID-19 vaccine be compulsory — and what would this mean for anti-vaxxers?

With COVID-19 vaccine developers reporting promising results, it is probable we will one day face a major public health question: can the government compel...

HIV testing people who spit at police or health workers won’t actually protect them

People who expose a police officer or emergency worker to body fluids would be compelled to have their blood tested for HIV, hepatitis B...
Australia’s decisive win on plain packaging paves way for other countries to follow suit

Australia’s decisive win on plain packaging paves way for other countries to follow suit

The decision, handed down on June 9 by the World Trade Organisation’s appeals body, that Australia’s plain packaging tobacco control policy doesn’t flout WTO...
The coronavirus crisis shows why New Zealand urgently needs a commissioner for older people

The coronavirus crisis shows why New Zealand urgently needs a commissioner for older people

New Zealand is often described as a great place to grow up. We must also ask ourselves whether it is a great place to...
50-year-old law could put a stranglehold on Bitcoin in the U.S.

50-year-old law could put a stranglehold on Bitcoin in the U.S.

A banking law passed in the early 70s could have detrimental consequences for the Bitcoin mining industry in the United States. The U.S. government has...

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