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Only 8 people convicted of smoking weed in 2012

Since the Police decided to go easy on pot smokers there has been a steady decrease in the drug rates shown very clearly in this 20 year graph.

Trending down in drug apprehensions

Trending down in drug apprehensions

An official information act request shows only 8 people convicted of consuming pot in 2012.

 

Only 8 people were convicted of smoking cannabis in 2012

Only 8 people were convicted of smoking cannabis in 2012

It’s pretty evident that the police are not interested in arresting innocent pot smokers – the results of this Official Information Act request from 2012 show that only 8 people were convicted of smoking cannabis.

I hereby declare cannabis decriminalised!

High res PDF of this poster:

http://www.legalise.org.nz/pdf/Lucky-Number-8.pdf

Original PDF of OIA Request:

http://www.legalise.org.nz/pdf/Official-Information-Act-Request-201307081002.pdf