Product Earth Expo 2017: It’s back…in BIRMINGHAM!

That’s right the Hemp and Alternative Lifestyle Expo is back in a new setting with the same good vibes and this year it is being hosted in the midlands city of Birmingham! It’s all that seems to be talked about at the many events that are now happening no-stop right around the UK. From sessions in Scotland to BBQ’s in Brighton the community in the UK really has picked up the pace and started to establish a real grassroots movement that they are putting their mark on and influencing a…

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Scrap Legalisation: Conservative Think Tank Want To Eradicate Cannabis

Conservative think tank The Bow Group speak out against legalisation and regulation of cannabis after the Liberal Democrats announce their manifesto commitments. While the Liberal Democrats have said they want to implement full regulation of cannabis that would allow it to be sold in shops, be grown and shared in Cannabis Social Clubs, made more available as a medicine and even regulated in strength, the policy has met backlash from all factions of the major political parties, including supporters of the party closest to centre of the political spectrum. Part…

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The Search for CBD Cannabis in Amsterdam…

Amsterdam has, for the last 40 plus years held the title as the Mecca for cannabis consumers with its liberal stance and wide access to a large number of tolerated coffeeshops. The Netherlands has also found itself as the first country to prescribe cannabis flowers for a range of medical conditions. There are several varieties patients can choose from some containing high amounts of THC and little to no CBD and others that contain a mix of the two in standardised ratios. Traditionally the cost of these strains has been…

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A Budget To Benefit All – Could Cannabis Taxation Stop Cuts?

Yesterday the ConDem government announced their latest budget. And as you can imagine it didn’t gain the attention of cannabis’ economic impact in Colorado. Here Trev Coleman delves into how cannabis taxation could help stop cuts to vital services.  In the budget, they have announced a £1.3 billion package of subsidies and tax breaks to the oil and gas industry. This package is designed to provide 8000 jobs over the next two years. £1.3 billion seems to me to be a hugely expensive amount of budget expenditure on an industry that…

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Date For The Debate: Drug Policy Cost Effectiveness In Parliament October 30th

Finally we have a date for the debate in the commons to have a cost effective analysis on the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 on the 30th of October 2014. Our feelings on this issue are very strong so here we highlight some of the major concerns that members of our community have with drugs laws being enforced as they are. The current drugs policy is the most harmful, expensive and counter-productive failure there has ever been. Toting up a bill of £16 billion a year in the UK, it…

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