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…

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"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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Multiple cities in UK celebrating 420! Where will you be?

Well…that time of year is fast approaching and it’s not long before the cannabis crusaders come out en mass and converge for some of the biggest smoke ups in UK history. Here’s why 2017 is going to break records. For the first time in UK history we have 7 cities celebrating the historic day of 420 which falls on April 20th each year. It’s kind of like the stoners festival of light, but it doesn’t matter if the flame goes out…you can just light it up again, and again and…

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North East Police Crime Commissioner Decriminalising Cannabis Users To Focus On Gangs

Ronald Hogg PCC, has today been reported to be re-prioritising the structure of cannabis policing in the North East in areas such as Durham, Newcastle and Middlesbrough. “Cannabis use is still illegal and smoking it is still a crime, but if you are caught, you will get this opportunity to stop re offending. ‘By and large we are saying it is not the top of our list to go out and try to pick up people smoking joints on street corners but if it’s blatant or we get complaints, officers will…

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CANNACAMPFEST with Teeside Cannabs Club – Aug 1st Redcar Rugby Club

For the 2nd year running TCC are hosting the North Easts biggest and best cannabis event CANNACAMPFEST, so dust off your tents and get your dankest herbs cured ready for the weekend chillathon.  Last year was an intimate gathering with people coming from across the UK to enjoy the cannabis camping weekend. “This year is going to be so much bigger and better” says John Holiday who founded Teesside Cannabis Club due to the lack of awareness and presence in the area calling for “smarter, fairer and more sensible laws that don’t…

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