Entries by Chris Bovey

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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, […]

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Drug abuse rampant in Weymouth. What can we do? 


By Richard Shrubb Hard drug use in the seaside town of Weymouth in Dorset is at epidemic levels. Thanks to our asinine drug laws, there is no radical, liberal approach to dealing with it. At a community meeting on Tuesday entitled The War on Drugs has Failed in central Weymouth, some quite scary stories came […]

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Cannabis links to the Conservative Party


By Jeff Ditchfield Any sensible person has to admit that the ‘War on Drugs’ is, in reality, a war on people and as any student of history knows, the first victim in any war is the “truth”.  I feel I have to address this week’s Sunday Mail Article. During a recent visit to Chester, Jannette Jj Clements, […]

OAP taken to Court for growing medical cannabis


By Chris Bovey A 70-year-old burglary victim has been taken to Court and must pay a total of £105 for growing his own cannabis to alleviate pain from sciatica and arthritis, conditions where it is well-documented cannabis can help. Granddad, Malcolm Voce, who had never been in trouble before in his life was prosecuted when […]