Anti-Brexit activist, Chris Bovey, censored by Facebook for his liberal pro-EU views.
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Facebook wrongly bans accounts during Corona outbreak

By Chris Bovey An apparent bug in Facebook’s algorithm blocked news articles about the COVID-19 outbreak and has restricted some users from using their service. Legitimate articles concerning safety and health advice were marked as spam,…
Commercial cannabis grow room 2020
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2019: the world is turning to pot and weed | yearly review

By Chris Bovey 2019 was another year where the world showed much promise in moving towards the ending of the prohibition of cannabis. As predicted by Feed The Birds, the minor changes to UK law on medicinal cannabis the British government…
British police helicopter flying over cannabis leaves
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Bournemouth police chopper weed bust Facebook post backfires

By Chris Bovey A Facebook post by Bournemouth police boasting about using a police helicopter to locate and dismantle a small cannabis grow backfired in the comments section. Bournemouth South Police announced on Facebook they had used a police…
Graphic of map of the Australian Capital Territory with marijuana leaves imposed on the background.
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Canberra becomes the first Australian Territory to legalise cannabis

By Chris Bovey The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) has passed a bill legalising possessing and growing cannabis for personal use in Canberra. The new law, due to come into force next year on 31st January 2020, will allow people aged 18…
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Facebook restricting organic reach of pro-EU pages

By Chris Bovey Facebook has become an instrumental part of people’s lives for sharing and disseminating information. Newsfeeds will show you a mixture of paid-for sponsored ads together with posts from friends, groups you have joined and…
Cannabis activist and entrepreneur, Not Van Schaik, with cannabis plants in background.
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Coffeeshop entrepreneur, Nol van Schaik, passes away

By Chris Bovey Coffeeshop entrepreneur and cannabis activist, Nol van Schaik, unexpectedly passed away in Spain last weekend at the age of 65. Nol was a larger than life character who ran a number of certified coffeeshops in Haarlem under…
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Study shows teen pot usage has gone down in states that have legalised.

By Chris Bovey Cannabis legalisation in the USA does not appear to increase teen usage and may have the opposite effect, a new US study suggests. Researchers examined survey data on substance use collected from 1.4 million adolescents between…
Green Pride Brighton cannabis protest with Brighton Cannabis Club, Feed The Birds and NORML UK.
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Brighton Green Pride – the biggest cannabis protestival in the UK

By Chris Bovey Preparations are underway for the annual Green Pride Protestival, one of the UK's largest cannabis protests and is organised by Brighton Cannabis Club.   It will take place on July 20th 2019 and organisers are hoping the weather…
Cannabis leaves with a map of Illinois superimposed.
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Illinois is the 11th State to legalise recreational cannabis

By Chris Bovey Illinois has become the 11th US state to legalise the recreational consumption and sale of cannabis. Democratic Governor Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law fulfilling a campaign promise he made last year before his election.…
Pic of CBD and THC molecular structure with the caption CBD versus THC.
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The Great British CBD Scam

By Martin Black What we find is that although cannabis oil is illegal as it contains the psychoactive THC, that industrial hemp and oil products made from hemp are not illegal, as their THC content is minute. While a gram of cannabis sells…