Election 2020: Are Kiwi teenagers conservative on cannabis?

NZ Herald 27 September 2020
Family First Comment: Yes!“Five classes at the North Shore’s high-decile Westlake Girls’ High School have all voted overwhelmingly against legalising cannabis in their practice voting – 82 per cent against in two Year 9 classes, 63 per cent against in a Year 11 class and 59 per cent against in two Year 13 classes”💥👍

A practice voting exercise at an Auckland high school suggests that Kiwi teenagers may be surprisingly conservative on cannabis, even though they are backing Labour politically.

Five classes at the North Shore’s high-decile Westlake Girls’ High School have all voted overwhelmingly against legalising cannabis in their practice voting – 82 per cent against in two Year 9 classes, 63 per cent against in a Year 11 class and 59 per cent against in two Year 13 classes.”

I don’t think cannabis is good,” she said. “It will mean our generation being addicted, which isn’t going to end up well.”

One of the websites told fellow Year 9 student Lauren O’Loughlin to vote for the Māori Party, but she chose the Greens – yet she also opposed legalising cannabis.

“You could get addicted and then you could get bankrupt and it’s not good,” she said.

“I’m the type of person who doesn’t like drugs. I’m more of an ethical person,” she said.”
READ MORE: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12368049 

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