Entries by Chris Bovey

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Weed shortages in Canada after legalisation


By Chris Bovey Last month, Canada became the second country in the world to officially legalise cannabis and the first G7 nation to do so, although it is legal in 11 US states, as well as being decriminalised in many countries.  The new law proved so popular that supplies started to run out within a […]

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Government report shows legal high ban an epic failure


By Chris Bovey It’s over two years since the government’s Psychoactive Substances Act (PSA) came into force, which sought to ban the sale of any substance that could have psychoactive effects, with a few exemptions, including two of the most dangerous legal highs, alcohol and tobacco. At the time experts warned it would not achieve […]

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Lobbying and gambling putting young lives in danger


By Richard Shrubb Lobbying is the scourge of UK politics. Private interests are over-represented in government through gifts, payments and days out given to MPs and Peers. More than 100 people are likely to commit suicide in the next year due to a policy delay by the government on fixed odds betting machines. Rather than […]

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Plastics Politricks and Potty Prohibition


By Trev Coleman A recent EU wide study found that every person tested across the region had at least 9 types of plastics in their stools. Some people like to say that cannabis prohibition doesn’t affect them. But guess what? It does! Had we been making biodegradable plastics from industrialised cannabis for the last 100 […]

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Kiddies on Xanax – WTF!


By Richard Shrubb There’s increasing evidence that cannabis legalisation can help reduce hard drug use. Yes, folks – that is the reverse of the ideologically led Gateway Drug theory where weed users end up dying in alleyways full of smack. Weymouth again? Last night Dorset Police announced a worrying trend of kids in Weymouth getting […]

Don’t be fooled when the MSM trots out an economist!


By Richard Shrubb The mainstream media just loves to roll out talking heads to reinforce what they are saying. ‘Economists’ and ‘Think Tanks’ are often used as part of the MSM ‘journalist’s’ spiel to show what they are telling you is ‘unarguably’ right because you plebs should respect their brains. In this piece I’ll show […]

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Government shoots itself in the foot with drug laws again.


By Richard Shrubb The government’s corrupt, silly stance on drug use has been shown up again with Victoria Atkins, the Minister for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability, deciding that safe injecting rooms (SIRs) should still be banned despite evidence from around the world showing they are the best way forward. Let’s break this down into its […]

Corbyn favours decriminalisation of cannabis, why not legalise?


By Richard Shrubb Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has come out in favour of ‘decriminalisation’ of cannabis. Since decriminalisation requires access to the criminal underground, that is not the right position to take. The Independent newspaper reported Corbyn said, “criminalising people for possession of small amounts of cannabis is not a particularly good idea”. That made […]

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Canada doesn’t collapse after legalising weed


By Chris Bovey Prohibitionist politicians throughout the world are dumbfounded after Canada became the first G7 country to legalise cannabis without civilisation coming to an end. On Thursday 18th June, the Liberal Government of Justin Trudeau followed through with its campaign pledge to end prohibition of cannabis to create a legal taxed and regulated market, […]