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
Arnold Schwarzenegger is asking for a debate on the full legalization of marijuana for the state of California. It certainly appears that the state could use some financial assistance. Could California be the first to take this bold step, and pass the law without federal approval? Now that would be good. Go Arnie!!
So – looks like Obama has done it. He’s stopping the feds going after medical marijuana users. Hooray! About time I say. There’s stories in the Washington Post, Guardian, New York Times and MSNBC. Of course, there’s always some village idiot who likes to position themself in the way of progress. Unfortunately named Senator Grassley … Read more
I am still trying to understand this story. A 20 year old student, Derek Copp posts some videos on the internet with some drug references in them. So. The police storm into his apartment in the middle of the night and shoot him in the chest as he lies in his bed. It doesn’t take … Read more
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