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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,…
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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…
Adam Henson meets Chris Corby at British Sugar's cannabis farm.
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Countryfile talks stoned shit over British Sugar weed grow

By Richard Shrub The BBC was at its full lies and bullshit mode again with a government licensed weed grow this weekend. As we will see here, the British Bullshit Corporation was spinning a convenient yarn to support current government propaganda…
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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…
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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 nationwide…
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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,…
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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…
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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…
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Medical cannabis law described as ‘cruel & botched’ by a Tory

By Chris Bovey Tens of thousands of patients will not get anywhere near legal medical cannabis, despite celebrations from Tory funded cannabis pressure groups. The changes to the law, which came into place at the beginning of the month…