Wrexham Social Cannabis Club “Bud Tank” Open Night

On the 26th of September, we in Wrexham Social Cannabis Club had one of our first major open nights to get an idea of just how many private members we can gain from our almost 200 strong Facebook group. It was also a brilliant opportunity for our North Wales Police and Crime Commissioner Arfon Jones to meet us all and exchange ideas on how we can use Welsh devolved powers to speed up the end of prohibition in Wales and then take this model to Westminster. It was literally two…

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Will Swindon Ever Get A Cannabis Social Club?

By Phil Monk I’m a 39-year-old Shropshire lad, raised in North Wales, now living in the heart of wonderful Wiltshire. I’m also a non-practicing teacher of Spanish, literacy, ESOL & numeracy, a husband and father of three, and now a cannabis activist disabled by chronic myofascial pain from joint hypermobility syndrome, bilateral ulnar impaction syndrome, and depression. I’d used cannabis in secret, like so many, from the age of 16. I thought I was just another “pothead”. Now, after four years of extensive reading, I realise this was to manage…

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Student Slams Police Crime Commissioner Over ‘Anti-Social’ Cannabis Smell Claim

A cancer survivor has slammed the claims of a police crime commissioner that cannabis cannot be legalised because of its “anti-social smell”. Appearing on the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire Show, Jack Morgan, a 21-year-old student at Bristol University, said: “I don’t understand how a smell can be anti-social compared to the anti-social behaviour caused by alcohol. People drinking alcohol become aggressive, get into fights; people who have smoked cannabis are the opposite, they’re very relaxed, they don’t cause harm to anyone.” Devon & Cornwall Police Crime Commissioner Alison Hernandez – an…

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UKCSC: A regulated cannabis market in the UK will keep children safer

UK Cannabis Social Club spokesperson Edouard Desforges appeared on the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire Show to make the case that the regulated framework proposed by UKCSC will help keep children safer by moving cannabis sales off of the street where sales can only be made if you have age ID. The debate was in response to six Police Crime Commissioners coming out in support of making cannabis social clubs legal, along with the release of new figures showing that there has been a rise in the number of prosecutions brought against…

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Six Police Crime Commissioners Back Legalisation of UK Cannabis Social Club Model

Six Police Crime Commissioners have come out in support of the legalisation of the model exemplified by UK Cannabis Social Clubs and others like it. The six PCCs represent: West Midlands, Derbyshire, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, Durham, North Wales, and Avon and Somerset. The PCCs for Gloucestershire and Dorsets also say they do not believe criminalisation is necessary, while a further six say the ‘crime’ of cannabis use is not a focus for them or they were open to discussion about it. But 16 remain actively opposed to decriminalisation. All 39…

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