"For once, there's a bigger problem in New Zealand than its flag being confused with Australia's: a chronic shortage of marijuana" ~ The Guardian
Don Rowe 's article for online magazine The Spinoff about a marijuana shortage due to police crackdowns has sparked international headlines.
The story was quickly picked up by The Guardian, under the headline 'New Zealanders Are Freaking Out About a Pot Shortage'. CNBC and TIME also ran the story, and people took to social news network Reddit to complain.
Jesse Mulligan asks Don Rowe about the situation on the ground: