"Sheepishly, she told me, "We’re doing this to cancer sufferers too."

The Angry Stoner By Trev Coleman Every day, my first job is to wake and bake. Cup of rosy, nice joint of whatever I may have at that time, and go for a walk in the countryside with my dog. It’s quite a beautiful area where I live, all mountain high and river low, vast forests and a horizon that stretches forever. It’s a stoners paradise. Every day I look at that horizon, that landscape, that view, as I smile wryly to myself and think…what the hell are we playing…

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Warring with terminology: A different critique at the portrayal most media gives of "drugs".

I am honestly tired of people that think there are “certain” drugs. For this simple reason: everything is a drug, and specifically, your food is a drug. Why? Because a drug is any substance that causes a physiological change in the body. Wikipedia exempts food from this category, but I disagree, and if you kindly allow me your attention, I will describe why in the hopes of offering a different viewpoint while providing examples that are easy to extrapolate to address the issues currently derived from our failed drug policies.…

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Is the UK failing young men on suicide?

When people talk about medical cannabis use, most people envision physical disabilities and life long diseases. While this is true, cannabis is used for chronic pain and depression which are not so easily visibly recognisable. Having a diagnosed medical condition can give you a 1 in 10 chance of committing suicide. What are the chances that the rates of this are higher when patients are unable to access the medicine that treats their condition because the law is preventing them? If we take a look at the UK suicide statistics…

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United Patients Alliance Debunk Home Office Cannabis Petition Response

The government have now given an initial response to the Petition calling on them to Legalise the Production, Sale and Use of Cannabis: Which you can read here  (Oh and whilst you have it open – SIGN IT!) May I Retort? By Jonathan Leibling Political Director, United Patients Alliance. This is a tired response from our Government filled with assumptions, half-truths and misinformation. The latest evidence from the independent Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs is that the use of cannabis is a significant public health issue (‘Cannabis Classification and Public Health’,…

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UK Gangsters Cheer As Home Office Reject 200k Strong Cannabis Petition

The petition to legalise and regulate the sale of cannabis has received a response. The Government has said that they remain adamant that ‘drug use must be prevented in our communities’. However, following Theresa May’s definition of a drug, their motives for this stance is unclear; especially considering that they will not consider banning alcohol, which, as the overly repeated rhetoric states, is considerably more harmful than cannabis. What is understandable is that opening a legal market for cannabis may send the wrong message to some of society, and encourage…

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