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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,…
https://feed-the-birds.com/news/new-zealand-government-confirms-cannabis-referendum/
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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…
Flag of New Zealand with cannabis leaves.
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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,…
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…
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…
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.

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…
Legal highs
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Government report shows legal high ban an epic failure

By Chris Bovey It’s over two years since the government’s Psychoactive Substances Act (PSA) came into force, which sought to ban the sale of any substance that could have psychoactive effects, with a few exemptions, including two of the…