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Mammoth cannabis bust in Hashburton turned out to be just bird feeding

By Akash Hashmi Ashburton and Chudleigh Police have come across a mammoth drug bust ... ... oh never mind they found a few seedlings in the woods. In a place appropriately nicknamed by the locals, Hashburton, of all names. This is what…
Photo of a judge's gavel with a cannabis leaf
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63 year old man sentenced for growing cannabis to treat his arthritis

By Akash Hashmi A 63-year-old plasterer from Falmouth was caught with 19 cannabis plants and sentenced for two months in prison, suspended for six months. Stephen Barnes, 63, said he used cannabis for arthritic pain relief, a widely known…
Weed is an essential good in California.
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Weed is an essential good in L.A. - booze is essential in the UK

By Akash Hashmi Another day, another police force bragging about their HUGE cannabis haul. By huge, I again mean a few grams, wrapped in some tin foil from a single user. South Wales Police Cardiff took to Facebook to share their extremely…
The word 'TAX' with cannabis buds imposed on the background.
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The Colorado Experiment could raise billions in cannabis taxation for the UK

By Akash Hashmi The regulation of cannabis has the power to save our underfunded local authorities. The debate surrounding cannabis legislation in the UK is messy, marred by so much in-fighting and disagreement that often either side of the…
South Yorkshire Police weed bust.

Sheffield police cannabis bust ridiculed on Facebook

By Akash Hashmi It’s that time again! Yet another police force is posting about a relatively small cannabis bust, despite the danger of being publicly ridiculed. You’d think they’d learn by now that most of the public really don’t…
Police Service of Northern Ireland get sent to Facebook jail.

Police given Facebook ban for sharing seized drugs photo

By Akash Hashmi and Chris Bovey The Police Service of Northern Ireland received a Facebook ban from the tech social media giant for sharing a photo drugs they had seized. Many of you will have probably been sent to Facebook prison, often…