Mother Convicted Over Cannabis In Breast Milk


A woman has been convicted of giving cannabis to her 3-month old baby through her breast milk,

in what is believed to be the first case of its kind in New Zealand.

The 29-year-old Wanganui woman was charged with administering a class C controlled drug,

namely cannabis, to a person under the age of 18.

She pleaded guilty and was sentenced in Wanganui District Court last week to six months’ supervision.


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If you believe that poverty is the domain of the comfortably poor, black, unemployed, unmotivated and uneducated among us, you have been sadly misled. Prepare to be astonished by numbers that tell a very different story.