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Canadian Catholic bishops call recreational pot use ‘sinful’

By Chris Bovey Catholic Bishops of Yukon and British Columbia penned an open letter warning that while cannabis may now be legal in Canada, using it recreationally remains sinful. The letter, posted online last month, was signed by the…
People celebrate legalising weed in Canada.
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2018: A year of weed in review

By Chris Bovey 2018 was an interesting year for cannabis law reform, especially in the USA where it is gradually the land of red white and green. Things got off to a good start on the 1st January 2018, when California legalised the sale of…
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Study finds pot smoking in teens falls following legalisation

By Chris Bovey Contrary to predictions, cannabis usage in Washington State has fallen since they legalised for adults according to a study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association. Data from the Washington Healthy…
Racist Tory Slogan: "If you want a nigger for a neighbour vote Labout".
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Tories rule Boris Johnson’s burka comments were respectful

By Chris Bovey The Tories have been accused of giving “a license to bigotry” after they ruled Boris Johnson’s burka comments were “respectful and tolerant”. The Muslim Council of Britain said: “Far right Islamophobes have…
BBC news front page: Conbyn denies stupid woman jibe
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Feigned Tory outrage over Jeremy Corbyn's ‘stupid woman’ truth

By Chris Bovey As Britain meanders blindly to the prospect of the no-deal Brexit, which would cause economic catastrophe, the media headlines are all asking one question. Did Jeremy Corbyn call Theresa May a stupid woman? Today at PMQ’s,…
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New Zealand government confirms cannabis referendum

By Chris Bovey The Justice Minister of New Zealand, Andrew Little, has confirmed his country will be holding a referendum on recreational cannabis use in 2020 and the result will be binding. He indicated the question to be asked still…
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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,…
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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…
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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…
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,…
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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.

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…