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Yellow Jacket protest on front of a Union Jack flag.
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Why the Yellow Vests needs the GREENest of New Deals

The hemp & cannabis industry could create jobs, provide cheaper medicine, help clean up our environment by replacing the oil and gas fossil fuel industries.
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…
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…
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,…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Fruit machine telling the gambler to stop.
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Kids hooked on gambling? Let’s teach them to really rebel!

By Richard Shrubb Thanks to Austerity cuts to youth clubs and services, the troubling news came out this week that 55,000 11 to 16 year-olds are addicted to gambling. I have another idea for their idle minds - let’s show them who’s really…