Open Comment

With so much taking place in the UK Cannabis Movement now both at the grassroots level and within local and national politics, we thought it would be great for you to have your say and reach out to the thousands of readers we have here at ukcsc.co.uk.

It can be paragraph sized to a full blog and if approved by our team will be published either in the open comment section below or as a main blog article.

So! If you have any opinions, musings or commentary on UK activism, politics and campaigning what are you waiting for? Get in touch! Have your say.

8 Thoughts to “Open Comment”

  1. Andy

    At the age of 11 I went to high school, whoa it was massive, compared to the little country primary school i had spent my early years at. I was brown in skin colour, kinda light coffee, in a school of predominantly white kids. My next 7 years were pretty violent I got bullied from day one , i wasn’t very big 4″9″ when i first arrived, but by 13/14 years old something occurred ,,,, I grew! Adolescence had hit balls had dropped testosterone was flowing and i got angry! and before long I was a dude with a rep spread across every school in the county, this followed me after I left school , the 70s, football violence, the nightclub violence, inter town violence, all fuelled with alcohol, I was a lad!!
    I came from a decent family, mum , dad , both teachers, holidays abroad when we were kids, and i was repaying them with weekly visits from the law, fines from court, people talking behind hands about there despicable violent son, I was pretty bad ass. Look at me wrong pal your games over, that was me! Until one night, 19 years old, my mate invited me to a his older bros party , big posh gaff, mam and dad away , it was pretty cool ! That nite was the first nite of my life,” i smoked Ganja”, it was life changing! All these dudes were in the garden passing this thing around I found out later it was called a Chillum, they were smoking something that a guy who i only knew as Lebanese Dave had fetched back from his latest travels in Morocco. Nepalese Temple Ball!! one blast on the Chillum!!! Nirvana found!! I had the best nite of my life with these people they were older, maybe a bit hippy throw back ,,, but introducing me to this amazing thing called weed ,, changed my life. The violence stopped because alcohol was no longer my entertainment, in fact my whole life changed , I could take control and didn’t feel the need to be this big hard dude anymore, which really i think was the wall i was hiding behind from my school days , my parents celebrate the day i found cannabis too, there lives became easier and we built a new relationship. Since those days and I am 54 years old now ,, the only time i haven’t smoked weed each day is when I holiday in countries where your fucked if ya caught, other than that, doubt I’ve missed a day . Hey and guess what Ive been an upstanding citizen worked all my life ran my own business paid my taxes, and never broken the law BAAAAAAH the ridiculous one thats stops me growing a plant that has helped me, and so many others enjoy a decent life without bothering anybody else. . Where as, if I had stayed with the socially accepted and legal drug, Alcohol, I would probably be dead or doing life for alcohol enraged fury!!! VIVA LA WEED!! :))/) Hasta La Victoria Siempre! The Real Truth is Out There 🙂

  2. Jordan watson

    Hi would really like to get in touch with more open minded people like myself in the south and maybe even somewhere people could go and smoke.

    I suffered severe depression and was on tablets until I stopped taking them and cured myself through smoking cannabis has enabled me to go and get an job.

  3. Chris

    Inspiring mate! I’m glad you’ve carved a better path for yourself.
    Thank you for sharing and I hope you continue to spread the message ✌️

  4. I just need to say to (what feels like a room!) of people wanting to change the world – IT REALLY IS OKAY TO DELEGATE!

    Please don’t feel as though you can/need to do everything as just one person! We are a Cannabis COMMUNITY and should be supporting each other! ✊✨

    We might all have a similar passion but all have our different strengths… What abilities do you have that a club might need? Whatever you are good at, chances are that we need you and can harness and utilise your skills for the benefit of everyone 🙂

    My background is 12+ years in business administration (thus the most organised and process-driven stoner you’ll ever meet 😉 ) #sorrynotsorry .. I’m only realising now after almost a year of chairing #MKCSC (Milton Keynes CSC) how sought after my skills might be.. 😅

    The club(s) in your area might not be where you think they should be because they are lacking people like YOU! 💪😍

    Don’t forget that all clubs are run on a volunteer basis and no members or staff are paid for their input or time #supportyourlocalcannabisclub 😉

  5. ziggy leighton-pope

    open comment about how 420 is my medicine while medicating lol how long will i type for ? oops where my lighter .. lol huge shout out to all those who are doing more to prove how beneficial cannabis can be.. we all know ourselves it works but so many people have the that opinion i use obvious your general hazes and can happily go to work in a nightclub with and emotionally unstable personality disorder ad kleinfelters syndrome amongst other issues i also use edibles and canna caps made to choice and wow do they work .. li feel like the man i know i can become when i medicate properly or a frail old man if i dont (32not old) im about to venture down the cbd path as i know alot of products teas coffee etc courtesy of the cbd cafe uk his teas work for so many different reason ..

    @420musicalhooligan instagram

    wishing you all a happy 420 whenever your next one is.
    stay lifted
    stay humble
    peace love and unity

  6. Nickie

    HI,
    My other half has been diagnosed with advanced prostate cancer which is inoperable. We are desperate to ty anything which may help, and would like advice on where to obtain Cannabis oil, Don’t want to resort to blindly ordering on the internet as we don’t know what we may be getting. Any advice on how to get hold of the oil without getting ripped off?? Many thanks in advance for any advice you can give. xx

  7. Samantha Hodnett

    Hi ya, is there a group that knows about the medical side to this.. I have a mother with skin cancer and a child with adhd, ocd, anxiety and depression. I’m at my wits end at home, she’s on meds already and I have problems her taking them. I’m on meds to help me cope.
    Started growing , became a member waiting for info on tagging but it all seems very high tech regarding yield, weights etc
    Any advice would be much appreciated 😩

  8. DrSnoop

    hi,
    I reside in watford, hertfordshire and would be interested in setting up a club. i have always had difficulty understanding written information. Is there someone out there willing to explain the whole CSC thing to me.
    i know of someone who disposes of his trim, however i have been experimenting with coconut oil. (a friend has been treating his wife’s tremmors with this oil – its like a light switch!?)
    handyconstruction1@gmail.com to set something up.
    regards Snoop

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