Ha! I was confused by the question and clicked the wrong one.
Comment by Jake — June 29, 2010 @ 10:55 am
Well, if you asked Helen Clark (and Sue Bradford, depending on the time of day), she’d tell you that it isn’t illegal at the moment.
Comment by Graeme Edgeler — June 29, 2010 @ 10:57 am
They should introduce it into the workplace instead…
Comment by nfpsheppard — June 29, 2010 @ 11:55 am
“Well, if you asked Helen Clark (and Sue Bradford, depending on the time of day), she’d tell you that it isn’t illegal at the moment.”
…and if you ask a week later, they’ll tell you it is.
Comment by scrubone — June 29, 2010 @ 12:06 pm
At least this poll is humorous in intent. As opposed to Trevor Mallard’s over on Red Alert, where he sets out a range of complexities and difficult choices involved in the policy decision whether to allow prisoners to smoke, before asking for a simple yes or no answer to the question “should smoking in prison be banned?”
Comment by Andrew Geddis — June 29, 2010 @ 12:12 pm
Shouldn’t that be: “Should smack as part of good penal correction be a criminal offence in New Zealand?”
Comment by Bearhunter — June 29, 2010 @ 12:53 pm
Damn, Bearhunter beat me to it.
Comment by Stephen Stratford — June 29, 2010 @ 1:51 pm
I hear that smack is not difficult to find in prisons.
How will it be banned?
Comment by peterlepaysan — June 29, 2010 @ 8:05 pm
Peter, Smack already is banned in prisons. If it’s not hard to find there, well, maybe tobacco won’t be either. I’ve heard of prison wardens turning a blind eye to marijuana because it keeps the prisoners docile, so I expect the same thing will happen with tobacco.
Comment by kahikatea — June 29, 2010 @ 9:56 pm
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