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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…
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Runcorn police destroy door with chainsaw to find half a joint

By Kevin John Braid Police in Runcorn have boasted on Facebook about a door they vandalised with a chainsaw in a bust to recover half a joint. The post boasted that a "Misuse of Drugs Act warrant was executed and a quantity of drugs had…
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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…
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Bournemouth police chopper weed bust Facebook post backfires

By Chris Bovey A Facebook post by Bournemouth police boasting about using a police helicopter to locate and dismantle a small cannabis grow backfired in the comments section. Bournemouth South Police announced on Facebook they had used a police…

Perverts walk free while young stoners are caged for 3 years

By Chris Bovey A teenager has been locked up for three years for selling cannabis and three ecstasy pills worth £200 in total. According to the Liverpool Echo, Lewis Bates, 18, of Grangemoor, was ordered to serve three years in a Young…
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Kettering Police fail to hit the jackpot in bingo hall cannabis raid

By Chris Bovey Police are rather pleased with themselves for finding a substantial cannabis grow in the Northamptonshire town of Kettering. According to media reports, police found 2,000 cannabis plants at a disused Gala Bingo Hall that were…
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Police weed busts on Facebook, they name, we shame

By Chris Bovey From time to time we post details of a daft police bust posted on Facebook by a some local rozzers who are very proud of their achievements. These can range from a bust for a spliff’s worth of weed to a tiny little grow-up,…
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Magistrate Stephen Ewins gives cruel justice over 16 cannabis plants

By Chris Bovey Police in the dull seaside resort of Bognor Regis on the south coast of England in West Susses are very pleased with themselves for taking sixteen harmless cannabis plants off the streets. The brave boys in blue knocked on…
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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…
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Man punished for growing cannabis for dying son with cancer

By Richard Shrubb Justice in the UK is often luck of the draw. Guy Friedberg, 49, a jeweller from Ayr was lucky with the judge who punished him for growing cannabis plants - she agreed with his plea in mitigation and gave him a reduced punishment.…