My Media Interviews & Reports


2020 Media Reports
  • 13/10/20     TVNZ News interview, NZMA and cannabis
  • 13/10/20     Newstalk ZB interview on NZMA and cannabis
  • 06/10/20     Cannabis doc considers quitting NZMA over its anti-legalisation stance, NZ Doctor (online)
  • 03/10/20     Letter, Weekend Herald
  • 25/09/20     The cannabis referendum – a doctor’s perspective, Public Address (online), www.publicaddress.net/
  • 18/09/20     On cannabis, NZ Herald, Letters
  • 14/06/20     Marae, TVNZ. Interview on medicinal cannabis for childhood cancer
  • 06/02/20     BJGP CBD patients audit: Waikato Times, Dominion Post, The Press, Taranaki Daily News, Manawatu Standard, Otago Times, NZ Doctor, NZ Herald
  • 05/02/20     RNZ National interview with Jesse Mulligan
  • 05/02/20     Newshub interview about the BJGP paper
  • 17/01/20     Medicinal cannabis, Newshub, TV3 News
  • 17/01/20     More patients ask for medicinal cannabis, but GPs shy on prescribing, www.stuff.co.nz/national/health/118832451/more-patients-ask...
2019 Media Reports
  • 19/12/19     It’s now legal for New Zealand companies to produce medicinal cannabis, www.renews.co.nz/medicinal-cannabis
  • Nov/2019    Unawareness and cost block cannabis prescriptions, Matters of Substance
  • 04/08/19     Magic Talk radio interview on medicinal cannabis
  • 11/07/19     AM Show, Medicinal Cannabis Scheme document
  • 10/07/19     RNZ Lately, Medicinal Cannabis Scheme document
  • 10/07/19     TV3 News, Medicinal Cannabis Scheme document
  • 24/04/19     Spinal cord injury’s cruel irony: Loss of function, influx of pain, NZ Doctor
  • 26/02/19     Medicinal cannabis radio interview, ABC, Illawarra
  • 26/02/19     Medicinal cannabis radio interview, ABC, Adelaide
2018 Media Reports
  • 13/12/18     Govt hits synthetic drugs – enforcement and treatment, NZ Doctor online
  • 12/12/18     Known unknowns of medicinal cannabis reform spark hope and worry, NZ Doctor online
  • 10/12/18     No denying the power of N=1 says GP researching cannabidiol efficacy, NZ Doctor online
  • 30/11/18     Cannabis Corner interview on George FM
  • 22/11/18     NZ Doctor: GPs surveyed on medicinal cannabis knowledge
  • 12/10/18     Video interview with David Holden, oncology naturopath
  • 13/08/18     Video interview with Dr Shane Reti MP
  • 23/05/18     New Zealand Doctor: ‘Auckland GP asks for ‘fearless’ recommendations on cannabis
  • 22/05/18     Attitude Pictures filming
  • 14/05/18     The Rock, 90.2FM
  • 24/03/18     Newshub, TV3
  • 23/03/18     New Zealand Doctor: ‘...the [RNZCGP] appears to be taking a conservative position that doesn’t acknowledge the low risk of harm.’
  • 11/03/18     The Hui, TV3
  • 07/03/18     New Zealand Doctor: ‘...favoured a more radical proposal...[than NZMA]’
  • 14/02/18     New Zealand Doctor: ‘Government’s proposed law changes do not meet the needs of patients…’
  • 06/02/18     Western Leader (Stuff.co.nz) cover story, ‘Meet our cannabis doctor’
  • 02/02/18     Stuff.co.nz, Medicinal cannabis centre set to open in West Auckland
  • 31/01/18     New Zealand Doctor: cover picture and story, Buzz Lightyear Award
2017 Media Reports
  • 12/11/17     TV1 News
  • 18/10/17     Newshub, TV3
  • 03/07/17     Stuff.co.nz, Dying Kiwis become criminals as they turn to medicinal cannabis
  • 14/06/17     NZ Herald online, Cannabis reaches new high at GP conference