The bill intends to address the harm being caused by synthetic drugs, and others, by ensuring that legislation focusses on those who important, manufacture, and supply the drugs and not those who use them.
Your ideal health system surveyed
The Health and Disability System Review website invites the public to share their thoughts through an online survey until the end of May. Responses can be taken in te reo Māori.
The Ministry of Health is consulting on policy options for the regulation of e-cigarettes, including possible amendments to the SFEA.
Consultation document on the draft Strategy to Prevent and Minimise Gambling Harm for the three-year period from 1 July 2016 to 30 June 2019, and on the draft problem gambling levy rates necessary to recoup the costs of the Strategy from the main gambling operators.
The Ministry is now consulting on the draft update of the Health of Older People Strategy.
The Ministry of Justice is seeking feedback on a draft framework to establish a consistent and co-ordinated approach to effectively identifying, assessing and managing the risks of family violence. Identifying risk and intervening as early as possible are essential in preventing family violence and keeping victims safe.
The draft strategy sets out a vision and how it can be achieved through eight key outcome areas: education, employment, health and well-being, justice, accessibility, attitudes, choice and control, and leadership.
The Homelessness Inqury want to hear from those who experience homelessness and agencies working with them, as well as members of the public, about the best ways to support homeless Kiwis and reduce the reasons they lose their homes in the first place.