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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…
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…
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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…
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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…
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Out of State Medical Marijuana Cards – What You Need to Know

By Michael Jacobs As of 2019, twenty-three states currently have medical marijuana laws, allowing patients to access the helpful plant to treat their illnesses. A further ten states have legalised marijuana recreationally, opening use up…
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420: a time of peaceful protest and fun

By Chris Bovey It’s that time of year again, the big 420 protests that fall on the 20th April every year. Thousands have turned up at London’s Hyde Park, more than usual because of the nice weather and it’s fallen on a Saturday during…
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Facebook says standing up to racist bullies is 'hate speech'

By Chris Bovey Whether we like it or not Facebook is an integral part of many people’s lives to share information and to communicate with each other. I’m sure many of you will have fallen foul of Facebook’s ban hammer for sharing…
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Brexit football hooligans shame UK at German festival

By Nic Dro Here we are in the midst of Germany’s annual carnival season. I live in a part of Germany that is one of the strongholds of all carnival festivities: the Rhineland. This weekend you will not only meet people in all kinds…
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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…
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Canadian Catholic bishops call recreational pot use ‘sinful’

By Chris Bovey Catholic Bishops of Yukon and British Columbia penned an open letter warning that while cannabis may now be legal in Canada, using it recreationally remains sinful. The letter, posted online last month, was signed by the…
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2018: A year of weed in review

By Chris Bovey 2018 was an interesting year for cannabis law reform, especially in the USA where it is gradually the land of red white and green. Things got off to a good start on the 1st January 2018, when California legalised the sale of…
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New Zealand government confirms cannabis referendum

By Chris Bovey The Justice Minister of New Zealand, Andrew Little, has confirmed his country will be holding a referendum on recreational cannabis use in 2020 and the result will be binding. He indicated the question to be asked still…