Entries by Chris Bovey

Jeff Ditchfield arrested again and released without charge


By Kevin John Braid Last month I reported how Bud Buddies founder, Jeff Ditchfield had all charges dropped against him by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) after he accepted UK lawmaker, Paul Flynn’s, invitation to break the law outside Parliament. Paul Flynn MP specifically asked people to come to Parliament to break the law to […]

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Peter Hitchens Spouts Bollocks in the Daily Mail


By Trev Coleman Peter Hitchens has spouted some of his most out of date bollocks to date, with a piece that has highly racist overtones to it. In his latest hysteria filled ‘opinion’ piece for The Daily Fail, a news outlet that was recently flagged as an unreliable source by Microsoft filters and banned to […]

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Dorne votes to leave Westeros in historic vote


By Chris Bovey Dorne has voted to leave the Seven Kingdoms by 52% to 48%. Leave won the majority of votes in Dorne in an historic referendum. The astonishing referendum vote in favour of leaving Westeros raises questions over futures of King Joffrey and Tywin Lannister. The Dornish people have voted to leave the Seven […]

Dutch cannabis experiment without progress


By Chris Bovey The Dutch government voted in favour of starting trials with a regulated supply chain for the coffeeshops. Cannabis, while technically not legal in The Netherlands, its sale has been tolerated since the 1970s in licensed coffees shops. However, the supply of the cannabis sold has always been sourced from the black market. […]

There is no link between psychosis and cannabis


By Richard Shrubb One of the hardest hitting arguments against cannabis is that it ‘causes psychosis’. It doesn’t – researchers have been looking for links for nearly 90 years and has found no link at all. When you see some mad politician, high on power and money, ranting like a lunatic that ‘cannabis causes psychosis’, […]

Totnes man thrown in prison for not stealing a police car


By Rich Shrubb A homeless man from Totnes is to have a warm bed, food and routines in prison thanks to the incompetence of the local plod. In the hours of December 21st, caravan dwelling Russell O’Connor, 36, went to Totnes police station in Devon to ask for psychiatric help in the belief he would […]

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Why cannabis petitions are a waste of time!


By Chris Bovey We’ve all seen them pop up on our Facebook or Twitter feeds, yet another cannabis petition. You’ve probably signed one, I have, and will likely sign another since it only takes a few seconds. That does not mean I’m under any illusion signing a cannabis petition will do any good whatsoever. They […]

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EU is laying the groundwork for legalising medicinal cannabis


By Chris Bovey As prohibition fails throughout the world the European Union is laying the groundwork for legalising medicinal cannabis. A number of EU countries including Portugal, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark and Poland have legalised medicinal weed while some others allow the usage of cannabis-derived drugs such as Austria and […]

Trinidad and Tobago latest country to review cannabis laws


By Chris Bovey Trinidad and Tobago is to be the latest country to knock down the dominoes of prohibition by announcing it intends to review its cannabis laws. Last year Canada followed the lead of Uruguay and a number of US states by legalising weed, not long after Canada legalised, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg […]

CPS drop charges against Bud Buddies’ Jeff Ditchfield


By Kevin John Braid The CPS has discontinued the case against Bud Buddies founder, Jeff Ditchfield. Earlier today Jeff appeared at Southwark Crown Court where the prosecutor informed him that he was not proceeding with the prosecution and upon being pressed confessed: “having read the evidence in the case I’m not confident of a conviction” Every […]

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The Great British Cannabis Postal Code Lottery


By Richard Shrubb The postcode lottery of police attitudes to cannabis means that you’re four times more likely to be prosecuted for possession in Nottinghamshire than if the police find you with it in Surrey. Careful with that weed in your pocket if you live in Nottinghamshire or Cleveland as you have more than a […]