51%

Of people imprisoned in 2017 for low-level drug charges were Māori

Percentages can be abstract, but they represent real people. The vast majority of Māori have seen the human cost of bad drug law first-hand.

It could be an uncle wasting their life away in prison, or a nephew sitting on the couch because their criminal record prevents them from getting a job, or a cousin not getting help for their mental health and addiction issues.

 

75%
of Māori would vote yes in the cannabis referendum
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