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The road to legalisation? Cannabis legislation in Britain and America

The road to legalisation? Cannabis legislation in Britain and America

Ryan Thompson July 9, 2017 0

The law concerning the production and consumption of cannabis, including its enforcement, varies significantly both between and within the UK and US. Over the last few years US cannabis legislation has undergone something of

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Brexit Britain Needs a Hit from the Bong

Brexit Britain Needs a Hit from the Bong

Nathan Friend January 18, 2017 0

Generally, people allocate those who voted to leave the EU on the opposite side of the political spectrum to those who support the legalisation of cannabis. We tend to see the two characters as

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More Police Forces Are De-Prioritising Cannabis – And They Are Probably Right To Do So

More Police Forces Are De-Prioritising Cannabis – And They Are Probably Right To Do So

Sophie Sandor June 21, 2016 0

It’s been hard to shift opinion at the top about cannabis use for medical purposes. Now police forces, the very people who are enforcing the war on drugs, are beginning to change that. And

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Parliament to debate Cannabis Legalisation Petition

Parliament to debate Cannabis Legalisation Petition

Alex MacDonald September 9, 2015 0

The petition to legalise “the distribution and sale of Cannabis” will be debated by parliament after it gathered the required 100,000 signatures to be presented in front of the House. The debate is schedule

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Government responds to Legalise Cannabis Petition – Not Great

Government responds to Legalise Cannabis Petition – Not Great

Alex MacDonald August 26, 2015 0

The UK government last night responded to the petition “make the production, sale and use of cannabis legal” with an unfortunate conclusion for those who seek reform in UK drugs law. Despite the positive

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Drugs Live: Let’s Talk Cannabis

Drugs Live: Let’s Talk Cannabis

Alex MacDonald March 4, 2015 0

  If Channel 4’s fascinating programme Drugs Live: Cannabis on Trial served any purpose it was to reignite the debate on drug legalisation in the UK. In the build up to yesterday’s viewing Jon

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Cannabis Users Are Unfairly Punished by the Proceeds of Crime Act: An Exclusive Interview With a Cannabis Grower

Cannabis Users Are Unfairly Punished by the Proceeds of Crime Act: An Exclusive Interview With a Cannabis Grower

Sam Woolfe March 3, 2014 7

The Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) came into force in 2002 and it is meant to allow the government to confiscate proceeds which are crime-related. Prior to the introduction of the 2002 Act a

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The UK Could Learn From Colorado’s Legalisation of Cannabis

The UK Could Learn From Colorado’s Legalisation of Cannabis

Sam Woolfe February 26, 2014 5

The recent legalisation of cannabis in Colorado and Washington state – not to mention Uruguay, the first country ever to legalise cannabis – serve as experiments for the pro-legalisation argument. So what is the

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Uruguay Set to Legalise Cannabis

Uruguay Set to Legalise Cannabis

Sam Woolfe September 12, 2013 1

Uruguay is about to make a big step in the movement to end the prohibition of drugs. It is set to become the first country to fully legalise, not just decriminalise, cannabis. All drugs

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Cannabis Would Be Safer If It Was Legal

Cannabis Would Be Safer If It Was Legal

Sam Woolfe May 29, 2013 8

  Many know that the ‘high’ or effects from cannabis are caused by its psychoactive ingredient, tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). This might lead one to assume that if you could consume the THC, without consuming any

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