Entries by Chris Bovey

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HIV rates of homeless Scottish drug addicts soar

Despite evidence that safe injecting rooms prevent the spread of HIV and reduce overdose rates, the UK government repeatedly refuses to allow them. This is another bonkers policy where conservatism flies in the face of reality. Scottish HIV rates soar This week the BBC reported, “A rise in cocaine injecting and homelessness are behind a […]

Medical cannabis research stopped by paranoid authorities

By Richard Shrubb We all know that doctors hide behind science to bullshit you on medicinal cannabis. Here’s something to fire back at them. One of the reasons that medical cannabis isn’t being used as widely in the UK as it might is that there is poor quality medical research circulating among doctors that it […]

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Tory MP’s cousin buys 4,000 acre cannabis grow

By Chris Bovey Conservative Party Deputy Chairman, James Cleverly’s cousin has purchased a 4,000-acre farm in Sierra Leone to import and grow cannabis in Sierra Leone. Last week, Chris Cleverly, chairman of London based Black Commodities became one of the few companies to get a license in the small country on the west coast of […]

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Legalise weed and reduce psychosis rates

By Richard Shrubb The Daily Mail and Guardian lost their shit over weed stories this week. If cannabis was legalised we wouldn’t see the same news. Raving headlines On the 19th the normally calm and collected Guardian ranted, a “study estimated that 30% of first-time cases of psychotic disorders in south London, and half of […]

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Stop Brexit petition reaches one million signatories

By Chris Bovey There are numerous petitions on the Downing Street’s that are opposed to Brexit or calling for a People’s Vote. The latest one has been so popular that this morning it crashed the government’s website multiple times and this afternoon just passed over one million signatories. At some points, it has been getting […]

Sheffield police cannabis bust ridiculed on Facebook

By Akash Hashmi It’s that time again! Yet another police force is posting about a relatively small cannabis bust, despite the danger of being publicly ridiculed. You’d think they’d learn by now that most of the public really don’t appreciate these posts, and that their pandering to prohibitionist policies is just a part of a […]