Building Political Momentum For Cannabis Decriminalisation

By Phil James, Wrexham Social Cannabis Club During the summer of 2018, the subject of cannabis was often in the headlines. More than ever before, this season has exposed how the politicians and the establishment are hopelessly ignorant on almost every aspect of cannabis. We saw numerous cases of mothers with children suffering from pharmaceutical resistant epilepsy being denied access to medicinal cannabis products by the UK government. Like a sick game of chicken, the politicians tried their luck at a zero-tolerance approach in full view of the British media.…

Read More

Durham Police Chief Calls For Legalisation of Cannabis in UK

Mike Barton, chief constable of Durham police force, has backed William Hague’s call to legalise cannabis and backed the right to grow, saying that people growing a couple of plants for personal use would not be subject to raids in his jurisdiction. Barton said his experience of trying to enforce prohibition had led him to conclude it was damaging public safety, not protecting it. “Yes, it should be legal. That’s what I think based on my experience,” he said. “When I joined the police in Blackpool 38 years ago there…

Read More