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British Grandma Accidentally Grows Weed, Cops Respond Reasonably

British Grandma Accidentally Grows Weed, Cops Respond Reasonably

A British grandmother named Patricia Hewitson, from Exmouth (located in East Devon, England), needed some help identifying a pioneer plant, commonly called a weed, in her garden. So, like many people would, she called for an expert’s opinion. On Sunday afternoon, after unsuccessfully asking her Facebook friends to help her identify the five-foot tall plant […]

Prohibition and Human Trafficking in the UK: Slaves Growing Weed?

Prohibition and Human Trafficking in the UK: Slaves Growing Weed?

Earlier this month, a story broke but received very little attention: the UK cannabis supply, much of which officials believe is grown by domestic crime gangs, is often handled and grown by victims of human trafficking, given no choice in the matter. The gangs may steal their paperwork, essentially making it impossible for the workers […]

Doctors in Ireland Support Cannabis Studies for Possible Legalization

Doctors in Ireland Support Cannabis Studies for Possible Legalization

The United States isn’t the only world player seriously debating about legalizing cannabis. Across the pond, in Ireland there is a growing level of support for cannabis legalization as well. Two general practice doctors in the UK, Dr. Cathal O’ Suilliobhain (out of Dublin) and Dr. Garret McGovern, recently asked the Irish Medical Organisation to […]

How the GOP Created Obamacare

How the GOP Created Obamacare

With the next stages of the Affordable Healthcare Act being implemented and the GOP government shutdown in place, once again Republicans are fighting to repeal their much despised Obamacare. What is amazing about the Republican push against Obamacare is that in the 1990s, they were calling for the very system we are currently implementing. In […]