The following have been considered in developing this model:

  1. Andrew Little, New Zealanders to make the decision in cannabis referendum (7 May 2019).
  2. Cabinet paper, 2020 Cannabis Referendum – legislative process and overarching policy settings for the regulatory model. Office of the Minister of Justice. 6 May 2019.
  3. Canada Government, Cannabis in Canada
  4. Cannabis Referendum Coalition, #MakeItLegal 2018 Conference proceedings.
  5. Chicago NORML, Gold Star Social Equity Program
  6. Global Commission on Drugs, “Regulation: The Responsible Control of Drugs”, 2018.
  7. New Zealand Drug Foundation, “Whakawātea te Huarahi A model drug law to 2020 and beyond” 2017.
  8. New Zealand Law Commission, “Controlling and Regulating Drugs: A Review of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975” 2011.
  9. Marijuana Policy Project, New Illinois Legalization Bill Means Unprecedented Social and Criminal Justice Reform
  10. Marta Rychert, Chris Wilkins, Jose S. Romeo, Thomas Graydon-Guy, “Could the community alcohol licensing trust model be applied to regulate legal cannabis?”, Massey University, 2019.
  11. Transform Drug Policy Foundation, “How to Regulate Cannabis: A Practical Guide” (2nd Ed), 2016