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Police van UK Tory austerity cuts.
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The silent riots: ‘antisocial behaviour’ and cuts

By Richard Shrubb Could the UK be in the midst of a mass riot even now? Riots occur when groups of people finally snap and go after those who have pushed them over the edge. You imagine a ‘riot’ as dozens of people smashing the joint…
Family protesting against austerity cuts outside Downing Street.
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You got robbed and assaulted, do I smell weed on you?

By Richard Shrubb Thanks to Tory austerity cuts it seems that the Met Police are cutting down on the crimes they investigate. There are still far too many people being done for cannabis offences - an estimated one million police hours…
Medical cannabis as a treatment for depression, anxiety and many other illnesses.
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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…
Pic of the word XANAX with a stethoscope
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Kiddies on Xanax - WTF!

By Richard Shrubb There’s increasing evidence that cannabis legalisation can help reduce hard drug use. Yes, folks - that is the reverse of the ideologically led Gateway Drug theory where weed users end up dying in alleyways full of smack. Weymouth…
Photo of homeless drug users in Weymouth, Dorset.
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Drug abuse rampant in Weymouth. What can we do? 

By Richard Shrubb Hard drug use in the seaside town of Weymouth in Dorset is at epidemic levels. Thanks to our asinine drug laws, there is no radical, liberal approach to dealing with it. At a community meeting on Tuesday entitled The…
Magistrate Roger Speakman handing out cruel justice.

OAP taken to Court for growing medical cannabis

By Chris Bovey A 70-year-old burglary victim has been taken to Court and must pay a total of £105 for growing his own cannabis to alleviate pain from sciatica and arthritis, conditions where it is well-documented cannabis can help. Granddad,…
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British paedo cop spared prison by Judge Paul Lawton

By Chris Bovey A paedophile trainee cop found with over 500 pictures of child sexual abuse of the worst kind has been spared gaol, after Judge Paul Lawton said it would be a drain of resources. Only recently, Feed The Birds, reported…
Stop child abuse sign.
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Nonces walk free while medical cannabis users caged

By Richard Shrubb In this topsy-turvy world, we see a lot of bonkers court rulings that seem to be politically motivated rather than based on real harm. It now appears that you will walk free if you possess images of children being sexually…
French revolution - Fred West
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Here’s a real nightmare for Police Commissioners!

By Richard Shrubb Cash-strapped West Midlands Police have been slammed for advertising a Halloween night’s stay in their Steelhouse Lane cells in Birmingham for £75 a night. To a skint bobby that may seem a lot of money for a night’s…
British police enforcing cannabis laws
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Police say ‘losing the streets’ due to national funding cuts.

By Richard Shrubb Losing the streets? Why flush the sewers? Earlier this week a senior policeman told a national newspaper that the police are very close to ‘losing the streets’ due to national funding cuts. At the first annual NORML…
Cannabis factory police bust UK
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The War on Drugs has failed - yet the Chief Drug Dealer continues to prosecute?

By Richard Shrubb There’s a saying that the definition of insanity is to do the same thing time and again and to expect different results. The War on Drugs has been going on since alcohol was legalised in the US, and all it really does…

West Yorkshire Police polish tiny turds

By Richard Shrubb West Yorkshire Police jubilantly posted an article on Facebook last week that they’d busted someone for about a joint’s worth of weed. They were a little unamused at the response of the cannabis community and threatened…