‘Justice’: Ayr dad fined for growing cannabis for son’s cancer

A dad from Ayr in Scotland who grew cannabis to treat his teenage son’s cancer has been fined £1,000 in an act of barbaric cruelty by the ‘justice’ system. Guy Friedberg, 49, told police that he was making cannabis oil for his sick son and that he had made no attempt to profit financially from […]

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Wide-ranging study: punitive cannabis policies do not deter young people

A wide-ranging study has found that there is no evidence that punitive policies deter young people from using cannabis. In a study of data of cannabis use among 100,000 teenagers in 38 countries, the University of Kent study found no association between more liberal policies on cannabis use and higher rates of teenage cannabis use. […]

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2018 prosecution figures reveal extent of ‘postcode lottery’ for cannabis possession

The latest statistics in prosecutions for cannabis possession have revealed the extent of the ‘postcode lottery’ cannabis users face with regards to the policing of prohibition. The Sunday Mirror obtained the figures from the Home Office, revealing the average prosecution rate nationwide in 2018 was 27.7%. In some areas one in 10 caught with the […]

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Professor Green denounces police moves to expand stop and search along with racist media portrayal of knife crime

Stephen Manderson, better known by his stage name Professor Green, has denounced police moves to expand stop and search powers along with racist media portrayals of knife crime as a predominantly black issue. Police chiefs want to trigger an expansion of stop and search by lowering the level of suspicion an officer needs against a […]

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