Roderick Aldridge has never smoked or used cannabis in his life.
But the 80-year-old Hamilton man will be voting “yes” to legalise cannabis in the coming referendum which will be held as part of the general election on October 17.
On Sunday, Aldridge was helping lobby group Health Not Handcuffs deliver pamphlets to Hamilton homes, from the New Zealand Drug Foundation, which supported regulations to minimise the social and health harms of cannabis.
The referendum asks whether recreational use of cannabis should become legal and the foundation said it supported a yes vote, to put in place health controls around how cannabis is managed.
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