Crop17, a project to help investors set up legal cannabis farms in the UK like the one illustrated in the photo
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Tory Party donor facilitates licenses to grow weed in the UK

By Chris Bovey A new commercial venture, Crop17, has been set up to help people jump through the hoops of fire to obtain a Home Office license to legally grow cannabis in the UK. Real estate company Savills and cannabis consultancy Hanway…
UK Prime Minister, Borish Johnson, smoking a bong.
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Disappointment for stoners as Brexit Bong crowdfunder fails to gain traction

By Chris Bovey Cannabis consumers in Britain were left disappointed after the PM’s support for a crowdfunder for a Brexit bong failed to gain traction. Boris Johnson’s suggestion the public could chip in to fund a Bong for Brexit sadly…
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…
The majority of Brits did not vote for the Tory Party.
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Bo Jo the Clown remains Prime Minister, but nothing has changed

By Chris Bovey Shortly before the polls closed, I was hoping for another shock exit poll predicting yet again a Hung Parliament. Deep down I knew this was unlikely, or otherwise, we would have seen a similar shift in the opinion polls…
Tactical voting van in Devon urging people to vote for the party best places to beat the Conservatives.
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Tactical voting and vote swapping to get the Tories out

By Chris Bovey With only a few days to the election, the true horrors of Boris Johnson securing five more years of Tory government to deliver his ghastly Brexit for Billionaires is sending shivers down our spines. The opinion polls are…
Vote in large letters with cannabis buds in the font.
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Cannabis: where do the British political parties stand?

By Chris Bovey The UK general election is only two weeks away and the undemocratic First Past The Post voting system will decide who will govern the UK for the next five years in our illusory democracy. The Canadian Liberal’s surprise…
BeLEAVE headline from the Sun newspaper.
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Conspiracy theorists and their alliance with the Tory right

By Chris Bovey Ever since the Brexit debate started, I have seen a number of memes and links on my Facebook feed with some of the most bizarre claims about the European Union. While some of the posts from the leave camp come from your…
Vietnamese slave child people trafficked to grow cannabis for organised crime.
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If we legalised cannabis, would fewer Vietnamese slaves die?

By Richard Shrubb The 39 Vietnamese who died last week weren’t coming to a truly better life here. Many would end up as slaves and a number in prison for work they were forced to do. Legalising recreational cannabis would go some way…
Photo of the inside of a British prison.
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Better to reform kids than to bang 'em up in prison

By Richard Shrubb The Mirror screamed the other day: “'Posh turf war' thugs walk free from court 'because they wouldn't "cope in jail", adding, “Four thugs who battered a teenager in a "posh turf war" have been spared jail after their…
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…
Photo of Xavier Battel with Boris Johnson's chair replaced with a tub of lard following his no show.
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Bo Jo does a no show as Luxembourg Prime Minister humiliates him

By Chris Bovey Bo Jo the Clown has been in Luxembourg trying to sell his pink unicorns to the Prime Minister of the tiny landlocked Grand Duchy. The pair met today for a meeting, with Bo Jo’s office claiming they are making great…
A queue of lorries with the words "NO DEAL BREXIT - NO THANKS".
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Leadsom says documents on food & medicine shortages should be kept secret

By Chris Bovey Documents on food and medicine shortages in the event of a 'No Deal' Brexit should be kept secret to avoid scaring public says a government Minister. Parliament recently ordered the release of the Operation Yellowhammer…