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  • UK blocks Bermuda cannabis legislation

    UK blocks Bermuda cannabis legislation

    In what may turn into a constitutional crisis the United Kingdom has blocked the government of Bermuda and their flagship legislation on the use and consumption of cannabis. Rena Lalgie the Governor has been instructed by the UK’s foreign secretary to refuse royal assent of the bill. David Burt who is the Premier of the […]

  • UK grandma grows £500,000 worth of cannabis but avoids prison

    UK grandma grows £500,000 worth of cannabis but avoids prison

    A grandma from the seaside town of Newquay in the south west coast of the UK has been caught after producing £500,000 worth of cannabis. The 71 year old grandma Linda Beck claimed that the cannabis plants were for horse bedding. She was found to have a 120 foot tunnel with water and an electric […]

  • “War on drugs has been a complete failure” – Colombia President

    “War on drugs has been a complete failure” – Colombia President

    The Colombian President has described the country’s war on drugs as a “complete failure”. Colombia has long battled numerous cartels in their history over the production of cocaine which is then exported throughout the world. To this day the government continue to fight various criminals related to drug including guerrilla fighters, paramilitaries and the infamous […]

  • Cannabis tourists not welcome in Thailand

    Cannabis tourists not welcome in Thailand

    Thailand became one of the few south-east Asian countries to largely decriminalise cannabis but the Health Minister has issued a stark warning to tourists hoping to indulge by stating they are not welcome. The new law which was only passed two months ago has allowed widespread use in the country although the government line is […]

  • Kenya’s Presidential candidate sparks debate

    Kenya’s Presidential candidate sparks debate

    An outsider in Kenya’s Presidential race is sparking the debate about cannabis in the continent of Africa. George Wajackoyah, 62, is a law professor and immigration lawyer has turned into a viral sensation on the campaign trail as he shouts “bhangi, bhangi, bhangi” to his fans, the Swahili word for marijuana. Running mostly on a […]

  • Indonesian court rejects legalising medical marijuana

    Indonesian court rejects legalising medical marijuana

    The Indonesian Constitutional Court has rejected a judicial review of decriminalising the nations drug laws which would have made medicinal marijuana a possibility in the country. The case follows on from the plight of a mother that gained national prominence after Indonesian actress and singer Andien highlighted the case of her and her child with […]

  • Cannabis possession facing stricter punishment in UK

    Cannabis possession facing stricter punishment in UK

    Priti Patel, the UK Home Secretary is releasing proposals that could result in stricter punishment for cannabis possession. The Home Secretary wants to bring in a “three strikes” policy to intimidate users of drugs. Offenders could find themselves punished by the wearing of electronic tags or facing random drugs tests. Users of cannabis that are […]

  • Colombian town engulfed by marijuana cloud

    Colombian town engulfed by marijuana cloud

    A Colombian town was engulfed by a marijuana cloud this week as the police burned 1.5 tonnes that was seized by the police. There were fears that the smoke was coming from a fire nearby. This led many tower blocks to be evacuated. The mayor of the town then reassured concerned citizens that the smoke […]

  • Snoop Dogg releases “Sleepy Joe OG” cannabis strain

    Snoop Dogg releases “Sleepy Joe OG” cannabis strain

    Snoop Dogg has taken a pop at US President Joe Biden by releasing a new strain based on the Presidents derogatory nickname. The rapper who is a cannabis aficionado supposedly smoking 81 blunts per day released the image on Instagram to his 74 million followers. The packaging comes with the image of Joe Biden on […]

  • US Democrats push for cannabis deal

    US Democrats push for cannabis deal

    Leading Democrats from the US Senate are pushing are pushing for a new cannabis deal before nationwide elections in November. With it looking unlikely that the Democrats can push for sweeping cannabis legislation due to lack of votes, members from the Senate are seeking to find a compromise. Included in the compromise is allowing the […]