UK to Start Issuing Fixed Penalty Tickets for Marijuana Possession?

The guardian and telegraph are reporting that the government are proposing a new bill for people caught in possession of cannabis. A fixed penalty notice of £80 would be issued and the dope would be confiscated by the police 🙂  The victim would not get a criminal record as a result of the fine, and … Read more

5 Good Reasons To Legalize Marijuana

1. Bettering America’s Reputation The US has not to be fair had a great reputation around the world lately. The reputation it has earned under the Bush administration is one of a country that likes to throw its weight around and attack. What better way to turn this around by doing something good for its … Read more

World Map of Cannabis Use

See also the World Chart of Cannabis Use. I came across this wonderful map at the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in their very interesting Cannabis Market PDF. The darker red areas show where cannabis smokers (or as they call it ‘level of abuse’) are more than 8% of the population. The data … Read more

West Yorkshire Police Mistake Stove for Cannabis Factory

Congratulations to the West Yorkshire Police for breaking down poor Colin Rowe’s workshop door in Huddersfield. Their “intelligence” was clearly not that intelligent. Instead of a cannabis factory, they found a wood burning stove. Keep up the good work chaps. It’s nice to know my taxes are being used for such useful work that the … Read more

California to legalize Cannabis – and tax it

This one is almost unbelievable: “Assemblyman Tom Ammiano will announce legislation on Monday to legalize marijuana and earn perhaps $1 billion annually by taxing it.” and “Mecke said Ammiano’s proposed bill “would remove all penalties in California law on cultivation, transportation, sale, purchase, possession, or use of marijuana, natural THC, or paraphernalia for persons over … Read more

Why I love hash so much

Here’s a picture of what I have mostly been smoking this week. Not too bad – definitely some impurities in there though. Given the choice I generally buy hash as opposed to weed. I do enjoy weed – but not skunk. I still buy it from time to time though. When I want to go … Read more