Cannabis in the Commonwealth

Today is marked down on the calendar as The Commonwealth of Nations Day, a celebration of which is formally known as The British Commonwealth and as such the remainder of the British Empire. Today it mainly stands as a way to keep trading agreements open between countries formerly ruled by Britain. With the legalisation of recreational cannabis starting to take root across the USA we are receiving the data that shows how many jobs have been legally created, how much tax has been paid to the state and how much…

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Stoner Listening: CannafamUK Podcast

Resident Producer down on the south coast Edison Carter presents his new UK Cannafam podcast, broadcasting the latest talk and happenings in across the cannabis community and activists pushing for reform. In Cannafam #001 host Edison looks at the news of a Nuclear Bunker being raided and found to be a full scale cannabis farm covering 20 rooms inn the impenetrable fortress. Listen to “CannafamUK_Podcast_001” on Spreaker. Sy Dignam and John Smith from Hampshire Cannabis Community and Canna Coffee House have a little review of the Dispensary Pen, a new…

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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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UK Cannabis E-petition Smashes 100k – Tell your MP about it!

UK Cannabis Social Clubs are not letting the internet do all the work this time. We need to keep the pressure on and make sure our voice is not only heard but listened to. We can sit here and wait for them to pull the usual tricks and ignore us with a lame excuse or do as Cameron did when the last report of drugs policy came out and not even bother reading it before making a decision! We the people, aren’t taking no for an answer. This list of…

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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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