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Cantabrians In Large Study On Impact Of Teenage Cannabis Use

Teenagers who use cannabis daily are nearly seven times more likely to attempt suicide than peers who do not use cannabis, according to a study published in the latest edition of Lancet that combines data from three large, long-running Australasian studies.

Health

Cantabrians In Large Study On Impact Of Teenage Cannabis Use

Teenagers who use cannabis daily are nearly seven times more likely to attempt suicide than peers who do not use cannabis, according to a study published in the latest edition of Lancet that combines data from three large, long-running Australasian studies.

All Prisons To Become Working Prisons

All public prisons in New Zealand will become full working prisons by 2017, and ex-prisoners will receive post-release drug addiction treatment if National is…

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Labour: Foreign Firm Kicks Out Kiwi Company After Buying Farm

An American company has kicked a Kiwi business off its land after successfully convincing the Overseas Investment Office to buy 100 percent of a high country farm lease, without informing the office of the tourism firm’s access rights to Flock Hill Station in Canterbury, says Labour MP Clayton Cosgrove.

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All Prisons To Become Working Prisons

All public prisons in New Zealand will become full working prisons by 2017, and ex-prisoners will receive post-release drug addiction treatment if National is…

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Rural Scotland Opposed To Leaving United Kingdom

Rural Scotland believes firmly the country must remain part of the United Kingdom, despite four eminent former leaders of National Farmers Union Scotland urging a yes vote in next Thursday’s referendum on independence.

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Royal Turnout For NZ Defence Force Team

The New Zealand Defence Force Invictus Games Team's official engagements took an unexpected turn when HRH Prince Harry attended a reception hosted by the New…

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Transmission Gully Finally Underway

Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee says Wellingtonians will be delighted that after nearly a century in the making, work on the long-awaited Transmission Gully…

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Newsroom Today - 1 September 2014

At today’s press conference, attended by Newsroom, Prime Minister John Key confirmed - in the big news from the weekend - that there will be an independent…

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Labour: Foreign Firm Kicks Out Kiwi Company After Buying Farm

An American company has kicked a Kiwi business off its land after successfully convincing the Overseas Investment Office to buy 100 percent of a high country farm lease, without informing the office of the tourism firm’s access rights to Flock Hill Station in Canterbury, says Labour MP Clayton Cosgrove.

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Cantabrians In Large Study On Impact Of Teenage Cannabis Use

Teenagers who use cannabis daily are nearly seven times more likely to attempt suicide than peers who do not use cannabis, according to a study published in the latest edition of Lancet that combines data from three large, long-running Australasian studies.

Science

NZ Video Games Industry Doubles Exports

Revenue from New Zealand-made video games and game apps more than doubled to $80.2 million in the year to 31 March 2014, according to an independent survey of NZ Game Developers Association members.

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General

Food Prices Rise 0.3 Percent In August

Food prices rose 0.3 percent in August 2014, Statistics New Zealand said today. This rise follows a 0.7 percent fall in July and a 1.4 percent rise in June.

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