Cannabis referendum resources

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The proposed Bill

You can download and read the proposed Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill in full. The proposed Bill sets out a way for the Government to control and regulate cannabis.

Proposed Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill

This is the complete proposed Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill that is referred to in the referendum question. It sets out how cannabis might be legalised and regulated in New Zealand.


English

More information that you can download, and print will be added to this website in June 2020.

A guide to the proposed Bill

This is a technical guide to the proposed Cannabis Legalisation and Control Bill. It explains core aspects of the regulatory approach. The guide references the Bill and is designed to be read alongside it.

Cabinet paper: exposure draft Bill and summary of policies

This Cabinet paper outlines the work undertaken to develop the Bill and seeks agreement for the public release of the Bill and summary of policies to support voter participation in the referendum.

Cabinet paper: Provision of public information

This Cabinet paper outlines the proposed approach to the provision of public information for the two referendums to be held in 2020, to help the public be well-informed ahead of the vote.


Te reo Māori

Information in te reo Māori will be added to this website in June 2020, ahead of the September 2020 election.


Chinese (Simplified)

Information in simplified Chinese will be added to this website in June 2020, ahead of the September 2020 election.


Chinese (Traditional)

Information in traditional Chinese will be added to this website in June 2020, ahead of the September 2020 election.


Hindi

Information in Hindi will be added to this website in June 2020, ahead of the September 2020 election.


Korean

Information in Korean will be added to this website in June 2020, ahead of the September 2020 election.


Samoan

Information in Samoan will be added to this website in June 2020, ahead of the September 2020 election.


Tongan

Information in Tongan will be added to this website in June 2020, ahead of the September 2020 election.


Information about the End of Life Choice referendum

Printable resources and translated information are also available for the End of Life Choice Act.

End of Life Choice resources