Entries by Chris Bovey

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You got robbed and assaulted, do I smell weed on you?


By Richard Shrubb Thanks to Tory austerity cuts it seems that the Met Police are cutting down on the crimes they investigate. There are still far too many people being done for cannabis offences – an estimated one million police hours nationwide every year. This could mean that a policeman is more interested in the […]

Medical cannabis users continue to be prosecuted in the UK


By Chris Bovey Celebrations by supposedly pro-cannabis organisations in the UK that are funded by Conservative Party lobby groups and pharmaceutical companies with a vested interested in corporate medical weed have not been of much comfort to Brits still being hauled through the Courts for growing their own plants as medicine. Following a few high-profile […]

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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 […]