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New Zealand government relaxes medical cannabis laws

By Chris Bovey New Zealand has just passed a law that will relax marijuana laws in their country by allowing terminally ill patients to use the drug. They now follow a number of US states, Canada, Latin America and European countries,…
Houses of Parliament with weed leaf
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Lib Dem bid to legalise cannabis in the UK blocked by Tories

By Chris Bovey. Former Liberal Democrat Health Minister called on MPs to legalise cannabis in the UK, however, his attempts were thwarted by Tory MPs. MPs voted 66 to 52 against his Ten-Minute Rule Bill, which proposed to legalise the…
Adam Henson meets Chris Corby at British Sugar's cannabis farm.
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Countryfile talks stoned shit over British Sugar weed grow

By Richard Shrub The BBC was at its full lies and bullshit mode again with a government licensed weed grow this weekend. As we will see here, the British Bullshit Corporation was spinning a convenient yarn to support current government propaganda…
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THTC children's Feed The Birds t-shirts and Xmas party

By Ashwin Bolar Feed The Birds is pleased to announce that THTC t-shirts are now available in children’s sizes. Last year Feed The Birds in collaboration with the UK’s most respected ethical clothing THTC launched its own t-shirt range…
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Banned by Facebook for anti-Brexit meme

By Chris Bovey Once in a while, a message appears asking me to relog into Facebook, which tells me I am blocked from using their services for 30 days. The first few times you get a Facebook ban, it starts at 24 hours, then 3 days, then…
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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…
Canadian flag with cannabis leaf.
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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…
Green Pride Brighton 2018
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Sunny Green Pride in Brighton attracts largest crowds ever

By Chris Bovey Brighton’s annual Green Pride Protestival attracted the largest number of people since the event’s conception five years ago. Roughly five-thousand people turned up to Preston Park to protest against the UK’s draconian…
People clearing up after Green Pride 2017.
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Brighton Green Pride Cannabis Protestival

By Chris Bovey GREEN PRIDE - the annual cannabis protestival held in Brighton is preparing for its fifth and biggest event since its inception. Last year, the event attracted over 3,500 people openly breaking the law by consuming cannabis…
YouTube shuts down cannabis channel Stoned Alone
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YouTube is shutting down marijuana related channels

By Chris Bovey Since its inception, YouTube has been a popular social media source for cannabis information, with some weed related channels having hundreds of thousands of subscribers. Nobody is really sure what YouTube is actually doing,…
420 protest London 2018
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Thousands attend 420 cannabis protests throughout the UK

Council’s application to ban cannabis protest turned down By Chris Bovey Yesterday was 4/20, the annual event where cannabis consumers throughout the world protest to change unjust laws outlawing the plant. The tradition has its roots…
Cannabis in a science laboratory.
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There is no such thing as Genetically Modified Cannabis

By Chris Bovey Dating back as far as the year 2000 there have been hoax stories on the internet claiming technology exists to produce genetically modified cannabis that is somehow stronger. Cannabis Culture reported in February 2000 that…