Get stoned at a US ski resort

More marijuana decriminalisation – at US ski resort. The US is really leading the way forward in sensible marijuana policy. In Breckenridge, a ski resort in Colorado it is now legal to have up to one ounce of marijuana on you without fear of prosecution. How very very sensible. Interstingly, the resort is popular with … Read more

Professor Nutt calls for UK cannabis review, suggests cafes

The heroic and recently sacked head of the UK drugs advisory body (ACMD), David Nutt, has called for a review of cannabis with a view to decriminalisation and even the prospect of opening up cannabis cafes. Nutt was sacked because the government didn’t like what he said. Read the story at the BBC. Recent news … Read more

UK ignores scientific advice on cannabis, sacks chief adviser

In an audacious move that has swept waves of discontent across the scientific community, the UK home secretary Alan Johnson has sacked the chair of the ACMD (Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs ) by letter because the government don’t like what he said. Professor Nutt had worked for the ACMD for over a … 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

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

UK Government Creates Tragic Cannabis Advert

The UK government seem to be demonstrating their naivety of cannabis more and more frequently. Having changed the status of the drug wrongly, and against advice they have now released what can only be described as the most ridiculous anti-cannabis advert I have ever seen in my life. A bunch of young guys running around … Read more