16 May at 1:00
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Theresa May Won’t Legalise Because Cannabis is a Gateway Drug

British Prime Minister Theresa May, yesterday said that she will not be legalizing cannabis in the UK because she believes that cannabis can lead to mental health problems and acts as a gateway to Heroin use. This comes hot on the heels of the Liberal Democrats pledge to legalise cannabis if elected. Yesterday on a Facebook [...]

12 May at 3:44
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Liberal Democrats Pledge to Legalise Cannabis in UK if Elected

Julian Huppert of the Liberal Democrats in a recent interview with BuzzFeed News has said that his party manifesto will pledge to fully legalise cannabis in the UK. This comes after former Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg, last year said “British politicians need to open their eyes to what is happening in the rest of the world”. Now [...]

16 March at 10:23
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How to Make Pot Safer? Take Tobacco Out of the Picture

One of the primary arguments in support of cannabis legalization is the way in which growing evidence suggests that it is in fact nowhere near as harmful as critics suggest. Quite to the contrary, it’s become blindingly obvious these days that cannabis has the potential to serve as a safe and effective treatment for an [...]

15 March at 10:27
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Oakland Strips Non-Residents of Marijuana Business Licenses

As things stand right now, the North American states that have legalized recreational cannabis have opened their doors and kick-started something of a free for all licensing for anyone looking to get involved. You might not happen to live in Boston for example, but just as long as you’re within a realistic commuting distance, there’s [...]

13 March at 10:32
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Newly Formed US Cannabis Caucus the People’s Trump Card?

From an outsider’s perspective, the cannabis community in the United States is right now just about the luckiest in the entire world. They might not have gone quite so far as Uruguay, but the pot policy reforms rolled out of the last few months have been both historic and life-changing for millions. It’s the dawn [...]

8 March at 10:23
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Study Shows Patients Prefer Medical Cannabis to Prescription Painkillers

The current situation with regard to cannabis policy in the United Kingdom is nothing short of embarrassing. And even if you were to take recreational cannabis entirely out of the question, the fact that there is so much concrete evidence supporting the value and importance of medical marijuana paints a rather appalling picture. Brits in [...]

6 March at 10:38
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Jeff Sessions Believes Cannabis Causes “Real Violence”

The US government continues to flex its bureaucratic muscle and engage in the kind of rhetoric that really isn’t doing anyone any favours. You wouldn’t expect hardcore critics like Attorney General Jeff Sessions to suddenly turn around and throw his weight behind cannabis legalization, but given the facts on the table, you’d also think it [...]

6 March at 10:26
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US Cannabis Job Creation Will Outpace Manufacturing by 2020

One of the few things we know for sure about the Trump Administration’s thoughts on cannabis is that public opinion is inconsequential. If it wasn’t, the White House wouldn’t have already gone on-record to issue a veiled threat to the legal cannabis industry. Something heads to the ballot box, the public votes in favour of [...]

1 March at 11:33
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Cannabis Worth “Thousands” Found on UK Beach After £50m of Cocaine Found on Norfolk Beach

Cannabis in the United Kingdom has once again been making headlines for an entirely different reason – one that seems to have become surprisingly commonplace as of late. Once again, an individual out innocently taking their dog for a walk came across the kind of discovery that would force you to question your own morals [...]

1 March at 11:09
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UK To Become World-Leading Medical Cannabis Producer

For much of recent history, the UK has been making headlines with regard to cannabis policy for all the wrong reasons. As much of the United States and various European countries make enormous advances with new cannabis legislation, the UK government continues to bury its head in the sand. Cannabis is still officially labelled a [...]

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