Police van UK Tory austerity cuts.
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The silent riots: ‘antisocial behaviour’ and cuts

By Richard Shrubb Could the UK be in the midst of a mass riot even now? Riots occur when groups of people finally snap and go after those who have pushed them over the edge. You imagine a ‘riot’ as dozens of people smashing the joint…
Yellow Vest protestors in Paris, France.
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Why aren’t we rioting like the French?

By Richard Shrubb British Facebook armchair warriors are collectively asking why we aren’t out rioting like the Gilet Jaune (Yellow Vest) protestors in France. The fact is we had our chance in 2011 - the riots then were our response…
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…
Prof Mike Barnes speaking at the United Patients Alliance
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Prof Barnes set to make millions from botched medical cannabis laws.

By Kevin John Braid Professor Mike Barnes, who assisted the government with the formulation of their recent heavily criticised botched law changes on medical cannabis in the UK stands to make £4.4 Million from a deal with one of the world's…
Pic of cannabis medicine to treat child with epilepsy.
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Child's medical cannabis prescription to cost parents £3,000.

By Chris Bovey A medical cannabis prescription costing parents £1,000 a month is believed to be one of the first prescribed to a child to treat epilepsy in the UK following the government's recent botched changes in the law on medical cannabis. Looking…
Family protesting against austerity cuts outside Downing Street.
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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…
Herbal Bedrocan cannabis from The Netherlands.
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First medicinal cannabis prescription made in UK - costing patient £2,500

By Chris Bovey A former university lecturer is believed to be the first patient in the UK to be prescribed cannabis following the botched changes in the law last month. Carly Barton, 32, a former teacher of fine art, developed fibromyalgia,…
Luxembourg flag with cannabis leaf on it.
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Luxembourg to be first country to legalise cannabis in the EU.

By Chris Bovey The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, a small European country bordered by Germany, Belgium and France will be the next country to legalise cannabis, as prohibition falls across the globe. Following the lead of both Uruguay and…
Medical cannabis as a treatment for depression, anxiety and many other illnesses.
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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…
Banned by Facebook
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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…
Photo of cannabis leaf on top of a maple leaf.
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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…