Steps2Recovery rep claims smack & crack safer than weed.

London drug rehab therapist, that purports to help recovering drug addicts claimed on the BBC’s Newsbeat documentary that heroin and crack cocaine are more spiritual and safer than cannabis … but the internet hit back! As was reported on the Cannabis Geek’s website, a massive outrage was sparked when, Louisa Philips Kulukundis, a registered therapist with the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy, claimed on the BBC’s Newsbeat that she would prefer it if her son took heroin or crack over skunk. “I told my oldest son I would prefer him…

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Theresa May Smack Talks Cannabis: Heroin & Suicide?

Tories Hate Cannabis so much it’s becoming an international joke By Greg de Hoedt and Chris Bovey. Theresa May recently took part in a live question and answer session, during which she was asked why she cannot support cannabis legalisation. The moderator, Robert Peston, relayed the question from a lady called Emma who told the Prime Minister that it’s the only thing that helps her debilitating anxiety, but she has to be a criminal to get the only thing that helps her. May responded that one of her constituents had…

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Psychoactive Substances Act, One year on.

LAST year the government, with little opposition, passed the most draconian drug law legislation in any Western country, banning any psychoactive substance, whether natural or synthetic, even if it had not been invented or discovered yet, with the passing of the Psychoactive Substances Act. This was a knee-jerk response to negative publicity in the media about legal highs, broadly exaggerating the perceived problem. In reality, the psychoactive substance, alcohol, causes far more harm to society than any of the so called legal highs that were on sale in headshops throughout…

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First UKCSC AGM is a Huge Success

Around five years ago, the movement for cannabis law reform in the UK was, at best, stagnant. At worst, the atmosphere was toxic, as infighting, egos, and a stubborn refusal to implement new tactics led to conflicts whose effects are still felt to this day. Thankfully, however, they aren’t the only lasting reminder of those times. Because the fighting also helped pave the way for the formation of the United Kingdom Cannabis Social Clubs, an organisation that finally came of age last week at their first AGM in Leicester. Founded…

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The Sensible Cannabis Consumer: Regs, Mid and High grade – is some weed worth more than others?

Some time ago the UK experienced a phenomenon colloquially known as ‘grit weed’. It’s rumoured high level Dutch gangs were spraying growing plants with silica sand, which would end up inside the bud as the plant grew around it, resembling trichomes to the naked eye and adding a significant amount of weight to large harvests. There was an abundance in the UK and the only reason it disappeared was because after some time consumers wised up and refused to buy it. The same thing needs to happen with low quality…

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