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420 protests UK April 2019
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420: a time of peaceful protest and fun.

By Chris Bovey It’s that time of year again, the big 420 protests that fall on the 20th April every year. Thousands have turned up at London’s Hyde Park, more than usual because of the nice weather and it’s fallen on a Saturday during…
Safe Injecting Room for drug addicts.
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HIV rates of homeless Scottish drug addicts soar.

Despite evidence that safe injecting rooms prevent the spread of HIV and reduce overdose rates, the UK government repeatedly refuses to allow them. This is another bonkers policy where conservatism flies in the face of reality. Scottish…
Doctor with a microscope in a medical cannabis laboratory
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Medical cannabis research stopped by paranoid authorities.

By Richard Shrubb We all know that doctors hide behind science to bullshit you on medicinal cannabis. Here’s something to fire back at them. One of the reasons that medical cannabis isn’t being used as widely in the UK as it might…
Sierra Leone Cannabis Flag
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Tory MP’s cousin buys 4,000 acre cannabis grow.

By Chris Bovey Conservative Party Deputy Chairman, James Cleverly’s cousin has purchased a 4,000-acre farm in Sierra Leone to import and grow cannabis in Sierra Leone. Last week, Chris Cleverly, chairman of London based Black Commodities…
CBD weed educes psychosis rates
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Legalise weed and reduce psychosis rates.

By Richard Shrubb The Daily Mail and Guardian lost their shit over weed stories this week. If cannabis was legalised we wouldn’t see the same news. Raving headlines On the 19th the normally calm and collected Guardian ranted, a “study…
Peter Hitchens author of fake news in the Daily Mail.
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Peter Hitchens Spouts Bollocks in the Daily Mail.

By Trev Coleman Peter Hitchens has spouted some of his most out of date bollocks to date, with a piece that has highly racist overtones to it. In his latest hysteria filled 'opinion' piece for The Daily Fail, a news outlet that was recently…
Child slave people trafficked into the UK by ruthless criminal gangs to grow cannabis.
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Conservative Party endorses child slavery and people trafficking.

By Richard Shrubb Teenage child slaves trafficked from Vietnam are being prosecuted for cannabis cultivation instead of being looked after by the state, despite the May government constantly harping on about how they are taking the ‘global…
Dutch cannabis coffee shop sign.

Dutch cannabis experiment without progress.

By Chris Bovey The Dutch government voted in favour of starting trials with a regulated supply chain for the coffeeshops. Cannabis, while technically not legal in The Netherlands, its sale has been tolerated since the 1970s in licensed…
Government response to cannabis petitions proves they are a waste of time.
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Why cannabis petitions are a waste of time!

By Chris Bovey We’ve all seen them pop up on our Facebook or Twitter feeds, yet another cannabis petition. You’ve probably signed one, I have, and will likely sign another since it only takes a few seconds. That does not mean I’m…
Cannabis buds and the EU flag.
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EU is laying the groundwork for legalising medicinal cannabis.

By Chris Bovey As prohibition fails throughout the world the European Union is laying the groundwork for legalising medicinal cannabis. A number of EU countries including Portugal, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Croatia,…
Flag of Trinidad and Tobago with a cannabis leaf on it.

Trinidad and Tobago latest country to review cannabis laws.

By Chris Bovey Trinidad and Tobago is to be the latest country to knock down the dominoes of prohibition by announcing it intends to review its cannabis laws. Last year Canada followed the lead of Uruguay and a number of US states by legalising…
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…