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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 Canada,…
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…
Legal highs
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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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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…
Used injection needles of heroin addicts.
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Government shoots itself in the foot with drug laws again.

By Richard Shrubb The government’s corrupt, silly stance on drug use has been shown up again with Victoria Atkins, the Minister for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability, deciding that safe injecting rooms (SIRs) should still be banned despite…

Corbyn favours decriminalisation of cannabis, why not legalise?

By Richard Shrubb Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has come out in favour of ‘decriminalisation’ of cannabis. Since decriminalisation requires access to the criminal underground, that is not the right position to take. The Independent newspaper…
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 War…
The Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) (Cannabis and License Fees) (England, Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2018.
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New guidelines for medical cannabis not much to celebrate

By Jo Martin I read with increased incredulity the new government guidelines for medical cannabis in the UK which will commence 1st November 2018. I thought to myself, yay for regulation which currently appears to put further obstacles in the…
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…
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 is…