Petition: Allow people to grow the Cannabis plant without a license!

Slavery wasn't stopped in the UK in one nice stroke of a pen. I wish it had been, but alas, it was one act after another that...

United Patients Alliance AGM 2018

On Sunday the 16th of September I attended the United Patients Alliance’s AGM in Brighton. The day started off by having a nice chat with other patients at...

Italy cracks down on legal cannabis

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Salvini sends a public message to the nation, condemning the proliferation of legal cannabis products. Italy has always had a complicated relationship with cannabis,...

A Cash Crop For The Few?

In a year that has seen the first major national legalisation of cannabis in Canada, strongholds of legalisation in the States raise billions in tax via dispensaries,...
Dutch coffeeshops

Dutch coffeeshops and the new cannabis experiment

Since the opening of Coffeeshops (yes, that’s how it is spelt), they have always operated two systems. The so-called ‘front door’ which is legal and the so-called...

The Future of Law Enforcement & Cannabis in the UK

Having been on the front line of a cancer battle for the past 2 and a half years, I have been on a constant quest to keep...
Alfie Dingley Sir Patrick Stewart

Alfie Dingley must now wait another 4 months for a decision from the Home...

Back in March, we reported on Alfie Dingley, a 6-year-old boy with a rare form of epilepsy who is in urgent need of medical cannabis. https://www.ismokemag.co.uk/alfie-dingley-granted-3-month-cannabis-trial-uk/ Recap: Hannah Deacon,...

Cannabis & Political Activism

Politics can be a cutthroat game when you look at it from a distance. You can almost simplify it down to good vs evil and when you...

Psychoactive Substances Act – One Year On

One year ago, the Psychoactive Substances Act came into force after months of legal wrangling, set-backs, and delays. The law has been widely ridiculed by policy experts,...

Warrior Women: The mothers fighting to legalise cannabis to save their children

Few things in this world could ever match up to a mother's love, and I am in no doubt that prohibition isn’t one of them. This week on...
Bongs in Camden

First Conviction in Camden Bong Ban

Police say that conviction 'sets precedent' for more police raids Conviction comes after officers warned shops they are now ready to raid their businesses and take...

German Politicians Vote to Legalise Medicinal Cannabis for “Seriously Ill”

On Thursday, 19th Jan, Germany began its journey towards legalising medicinal cannabis. Germany’s lower house of parliament passed the bill legalising the production, sale and use of medicinal...

Locked Up For Cannabis : Gary Youds

Gary Youds from Liverpool, was recently sentenced to nine months in prison after his venue The Chillin' Rooms was raided and cannabis seized back in 2015. #FreeGaryYouds The arbitrary nature of...

ITV News Cannabis Poll Shows Overwhelming Majority Want Cannabis Legalised in the UK

This story is ongoing and is subject to change. A poll conducted by ITV News today is showing an overwhelming majority of people in the UK want to...
Europe Cannabis Laws in Poland

Green Europe: Cannabis Laws in Germany And Poland Under Review

Europe is currently experiencing a period of change as more countries, led by Germany and Poland, begin to look at their cannabis laws.  The European Union has a...