Stop child abuse sign.
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Nonces walk free while medical cannabis users caged

By Richard Shrubb In this topsy-turvy world, we see a lot of bonkers court rulings that seem to be politically motivated rather than based on real harm. It now appears that you will walk free if you possess images of children being sexually…
Barton Moss fracking protest and sign saying "Fracking will poison our land, air & water.
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Anti-fracking protesters gaoled by Judge Robert Altham

By Trev Coleman Three environmental activists received jail sentences from Judge Robert Altham for a peaceful anti-fracking protest this week in Lancashire. Simon Roscoe Blevins, 26, and Richard Roberts, 36, were given 16 months in prison…
Fred West prison cell holiday advert.
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Here’s a real nightmare for Police Commissioners!

By Richard Shrubb Cash-strapped West Midlands Police have been slammed for advertising a Halloween night’s stay in their Steelhouse Lane cells in Birmingham for £75 a night. To a skint bobby that may seem a lot of money for a night’s…
Police evidence bag of the worst looking weed.

South Yorkshire Police dogs need more training

By Richard Shrubb South Yorkshire Police (SYP) it seems need to train their doggies as to what weed exactly gets them their ball. Last week SYP proudly announced they had busted a man for what appears to be a bag of tree cuttings as part…
Map Devon Cornwall and France with Union Jack and French flags imposed.
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France claims south-west peninsula of Devon and Cornwall.

By Chris Bovey Devon and Cornwall are set to become an increasing point of contention between London and Brussels during Brexit negotiations as demands grow from the French to take back the southwestern peninsula after geologists discovered…
British police enforcing cannabis laws
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Police say ‘losing the streets’ due to national funding cuts

By Richard Shrubb Losing the streets? Why flush the sewers? Earlier this week a senior policeman told a national newspaper that the police are very close to ‘losing the streets’ due to national funding cuts. At the first annual NORML…
Cannabis factory police bust UK
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The War on Drugs has failed - yet the Chief Drug Dealer continues to prosecute?

By Richard Shrubb There’s a saying that the definition of insanity is to do the same thing time and again and to expect different results. The War on Drugs has been going on since alcohol was legalised in the US, and all it really does…
Drax Power Station in Yorkshire
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Hemp, an energy crop four times as productive as trees per acre

By Trev Coleman There are times, when the stars align, fate intersects and blatantly obvious answers reveal themselves in a blinding flash of inspiration that sets the universe right. Then, there are times when all of that happens and…
North Wales Police / Heddlu Gogledd Cymru

How many North Wales cops does it take to change a lightbulb?

By Richard Shrubb Considering in our estimates it took 55 hours of frontline police time to bust a woman with a gramme of cannabis, the answer to the lightbulb question is going to be very high indeed: Planning operation: 5 hours Admin…
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…
Photo of a doctor with cannabis.
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Rescheduling weed puts more money in the pockets of the May family

By Richard Shrubb This week’s news that cannabis should be rescheduled to Schedule 2 of the Misuse of Drugs Act may have cheered a few people who didn’t quite understand what’s going on. One place that the Krug corks are popping will…
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…