< Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Bill (No 2)

Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Bill (No 2)

About this bill

This Member’s bill amends the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 by providing a medicinal cannabis scheme that will license high-quality domestic medicinal cannabis production, regulate health practitioner controlled gateway access, and facilitate pharmacist dispensing.

Vote counts

43 ayes (supporters)
77 noes (opposers)
0 abstentions
0 absent

Vote outcome

Motion not agreed to; Motion not agreed to.

Member of Parliament responsible

Shane Reti


Yes: ACT New Zealand 10 votes

Yes: National Party 33 votes

No: Green Party 10 votes

No: Labour Party 65 votes

No: Māori Party 2 votes

All data
Bill Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Bill (No 2)
Parliament 53
Vote date 10 March 2021
Reading 1
Success No
Reason A party vote was called for on the question, That the Misuse of Drugs (Medicinal Cannabis) Amendment Bill (No 2) be now read a first time.
Outcome Motion not agreed to.
Vote type Party vote
Hansard status Final
Ayes 43
Noes 77
Abstentions 0
Absent 0

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