According to the evidence, cannabis users are significantly less likely to become dependent than users of just about any other drug. And for those that do become addicted, criminalization does nothing to help.
New Zealand Drug Foundation knows that the evidence on cannabis addiction, and the environment most conducive to treating dependence, have significant policy implications. Read their contribution to our campaign.
Take a moment to learn the facts about cannabis addiction and whether cannabis is a gateway drug.
Find out how to respond to the claim that cannabis is as addictive as heroin.
Find out how to respond to the claim that cannabis is a gateway drug.