Jamaica's Pioneering Journey Towards Cannabis Regulation

Amanda Feilding | Posted 14.11.2015 | UK
Amanda Feilding

It is wonderful that Jamaica has now not only decriminalised cannabis, eliminating previous convictions for possession, but has also fully acknowledged the religious rights of the Rastafarians, thus becoming the first state to properly recognise the religious use of cannabis.

Legalising Cannabis Would Save Millions, Says Treasury Report

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK Politics

Legalising cannabis would raise "notable tax revenue" and "lead to overall savings to public services", an internal-Treasury report has concluded. ...

UK Cannabis Laws Similar To US Refusal To Ban Guns, Says MP

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 12.10.2015 | UK Politics

The British government's attitude towards cannabis is the same as the American refusal to introduce strict gun controls, a Labour MP has said ahead of...

Drug Traffickers Unload £6m Haul On Costa Del Sol In Front Of Tourists

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK

It doesn't get any more brazen than this. A gang of traffickers pulled up to a beach on the Costa del Sol in a Zodiac rubber dinghy and then casual...

Paul O'Grady 'Swallowed Drugs Stash To Avoid Arrest At Thai Airport'

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Paul O’Grady has revealed how he once swallowed a stash of cannabis to avoid being caught with the drug at airport customs. The chat show host w...

Could Cannabis And Cannabinoids Cancer Treatment Come To The UK?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.08.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A cancer advice website in the US, The National Cancer Institute, has featured a page offering information surrounding how cannabis and cannabinoids c...

Shakespeare: Off His T*ts!

Lee Kern | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK Entertainment
Lee Kern

If Shakespeare smoked a bit of Elizabethan pot then fair enough. But he was also clearly a dude that must have passionately fallen in love with letters and worked at them for it's own sake and it's own buzz.

Cannabis Traces Found On Tobacco Pipes In William Shakespeare's Garden

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK

Analysis of tobacco pipes excavated from the Stratford upon Avon garden of William Shakespeare has revealed traces of cannabis. Residue from the 40...

This Is What Happens When You Legalise Cannabis

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 29.07.2015 | UK

Three police forces have acknowledged that growing and using cannabis is no longer to be treated as a priority crime. While cannabis remains a Clas...

More Young People Want Cannabis To Be Legal Than Tobacco

Huffington Post UK | Sarah Gough | Posted 07.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

More young people think cannabis should be legalised over tobacco, according to a new study. The Student Money Saver surveyed 1,000 people from 18...

Grandmother Documentary Star Arrested For Growing Cannabis While Show Airs

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK

A grandmother who is the star of a benefits documentary in which she showcases her homegrown cannabis crop, was in a police cell while the programme a...

MediPen: A Refreshing New and Legal Way to Experience the Benefits of Cannabis in the UK

Rob McDowall | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK
Rob McDowall

As someone who has lived with chronic pain and associated conditions since my early adulthood, I have tried scores of aids, medications, complementary products and stimulation devices in order to try and reduce my pain and allow me to live a fuller life. I've had the pleasure of discovering the MediPen recently and I've never tried anything quite like it!

London's Sewers Have More Cocaine In Them Than Any In Europe

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.06.2015 | UK

London sewers are positively bubbling with cocaine, a drug monitoring body has found. The research affords Britain's capital the dubious honour of...

Solid Gold Bongs And 'Bastard Wars': A Most Ancient Drug Bust

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 01.06.2015 | UK

A cache of intriguing gold treasures has been unearthed in the Caucasus Mountains of southern Russia. The haul is made up of two bucket-shaped gol...

Smoked Salmon Infused With Weed Is Now A Thing

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK

In what could be the most bizarre foodie experiment ever, a bagel shop in Denver has infused salmon with cannabis in honour of 420, the unofficial sto...

GrassRoots: The Cannabis Revolution

Jason Reed | Posted 07.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jason Reed

Have you ever wanted to make a change, one that's literally life altering? There are very few issues that need nothing more than an alteration of perc...

'420 Day Celebration' Rolls Into London

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.04.2015 | UK

A stoners celebration that started in the US made its way to London on Sunday, with thousands attending a rally in Hyde Park to call for the legalisat...

Did Marijuana Help Me Travel and Write?

Rupert Wolfe-Murray | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Rupert Wolfe-Murray

In my experience cannabis (which is the generic name for the evil weed) can make you feel highly imaginative but it removes the energy required to actually do anything creative

It's Time to Listen to Cannabis Consumers

Jason Reed | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Politics
Jason Reed

We have become confused and complacent with the drug policy discussion here in the UK. The media frenzy is, at best, frustrating, and at worst obfuscates with pernicious polarisation.

The Unquestionable Benefits of Cannabis Legalisation

Richard Neil | Posted 09.05.2015 | UK
Richard Neil

As with other controlled substances like alcohol and tobacco, cannabis could also be taxed. With the NHS currently struggling, wouldn't this be an obvious solution and hopefully avoid the greedy grasp of privatisation?

Cannabis Species Are Not Created Equal

Dr Christopher Muller Pollard | Posted 03.05.2015 | UK
Dr Christopher Muller Pollard

The most recent Lancet study on 410 patients in South London with first episode psychosis compares individuals who smoked skunk-like cannabis to never-smokers. It demonstrated that smoking skunk once a week increases your risk of psychosis by two, more than once a week by almost 3 and more than five times a week by more than five times

Teenager High On Meow Meow Cut Off Own Penis And Stabbed Mother 11 Times

PA | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK

A naked teenager stabbed his mother 11 times and reportedly cut off his own penis during a binge on the drug meow meow. Charles Mann shouted: “T...

Cannabis Sensationalism - Who Is The Real Criminal?

Josh Fields | Posted 02.05.2015 | UK
Josh Fields

Prohibition simply does not work. Look at alcohol bans in the US in 1920 - they were disastrous, and led to a prohibition repeal a decade later.

Jon Snow Took Skunk And Then 'Cascaded Into A Very, Very, Dark Place'

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK

Channel 4 presenter Jon Snow inhaled skunk - the most potent form of cannabis - on camera for an experimental programme which will explore the effects...

One Guess Why These Cannabis Growers Were Busted

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.02.2015 | UK

A home cannabis enterprise has been nipped in the bud after the cultivator was caught out – by the weather. Police in the Netherlands arrested t...