Marijuana

Smoking Cannabis May Double Your Chances Of Broken Heart Syndrome

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 14.11.2016 | UK Tech

Cannabis users are twice as likely to suffer from “Broken Heart Syndrome”, a rare condition which mimics heart attack symptoms, a study has found....

Addiction and Codependency

Maria Khan | Posted 23.08.2016 | UK
Maria Khan

Jason had lived this life for several years, hoping after every relapse that this might be his addict partner's final awakening, her rock bottom but he had been a victim again and again -suffering a monotonous chain of trauma, lies and disappointment. And here he was, he hadn't budged an inch, scavenging through a few happy moments to get him through the day.

Microsoft Becomes First Big Tech Brand To Move Into Legal Cannabis Industry

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Tech

Microsoft has become the first big tech company to get involved with the legal weed industry in the United States. The Seattle-based tech giant is par...

This Woman Asked For Weed On Twitter And The Police Offered To Help Out

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.05.2016 | UK Comedy

Twitter is a wonderful invention, allowing many of us to stay in touch with current events, find jokes to laugh at and track the goings on of mundane ...

The Dangers of Legalising Marijuana

Thomas Smith | Posted 25.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Thomas Smith

The answer to both questions is 'no', and the onus is now on the government to carefully review the implications of marijuana before deciding on its legalization- for it could well prove a decision damaging and myopic.

Governments Can No Longer Ignore the Evidence - Drug Decriminalisation Benefits Society

Edward Fox | Posted 14.03.2016 | UK Politics
Edward Fox

But the tide is shifting. As our new report - A Quiet Revolution: Drug Decriminalisation Across the Globe - launched today shows, there are an increasing number of countries moving toward a model that no longer criminalises people who use drugs, with tremendous results when done effectively.

Family Rents Apartment On Airbnb, Turns Out To Be A Marijuana Farm

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Comedy

An Australian family got more than they bargained for after they rented an apartment on popular rental website Airbnb when police raided the property ...

These Bags Are Designed To Hide The Smell Of Weed

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 17.12.2015 | UK Style

A designer bag specifically made for carrying a stash of marijuana? It's no longer just a pipe dream... AnnaBis, ​pronounced 'annabee', have crea...

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...

Why So Quiet? No Internet in Venezuela?

Sophie Bauer | Posted 09.06.2016 | UK Politics
Sophie Bauer

The other day I received a message from a friend clearly appalled by my poor Facebook presence since moving to Uruguay. 'Why so quiet, what no internet in Venezuela?', it read. Marvellous.

The Curse of Methadone

Rupert Wolfe-Murray | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK
Rupert Wolfe-Murray

I'm thinking of writing a novel, a dystopia, in which the population are kept in check by the free availability of mind-numbing drugs like heroin, as ...

GrassRoots: The Cannabis Revolution

Jason Reed | Posted 06.05.2016 | 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...

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

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.

What's Worse For You: Weed Vs Cocaine

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There are a lot of myths and facts surrounding marijuana and coke, but which are true? DNews' Crystal Dilworth takes us through the fact behind two...

A Change Is Gonna Come

Nick Abbot | Posted 05.04.2015 | UK
Nick Abbot

Do you know how much the worldwide trade in marijuana is worth?

Legalising Marijuana: A No-Brainer Decision?

Lewis Parker | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Lewis Parker

I don't smoke marijuana, however I completely support the case for legalisation. An increasing amount of people are turning to the drug to help with ongoing medical issues such as cancer and arthritis. Marijuana has been proven to help relieve pain and improve quality of life over more conventional legal drugs such as Morphine.

Busted. Walkers Discover Outdoor Cannabis Farm In Epping Forest

Huffington Post UK/ SWNS | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK

A couple taking a romantic stroll in Epping Forest stumbled across a large outdoor cannabis farm. Oscar Lerin ambled straight into the patch of 70...

Three Grans Smoke Weed For First Time And Absolutely Love It

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.11.2014 | UK Comedy

Weed has been legalised in Washington, USA so the folks at Cut Video did what any normal person would do. They got three OAPs to hit a bong on camera....

European Comedy Tour Journal, Day Seven: Amsterdam

Kai Humphries | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK Comedy
Kai Humphries

I'm feeling positively charged already at the prospect of being in a city that allows you to be sovereign of your own consciousness without risk of incarceration. This in my opinion shouldn't be a luxury afforded to you in a very specific geographical location, but a worldwide liberty as an individual...

The Daily Mail Has a Serious Drug Problem and We Need to Help

Jason Reed | Posted 14.12.2014 | UK
Jason Reed

I believe it's time to stage an intervention and help the Mail come to terms with its problems.

'F**k It I Quit': Reporter Walks Off Job Live On Air

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK

SEE ALSO: Grandmother Accidentally Grows Giant Cannabis Plant A reporter has quit her job live on air after outing herself as the president of a ca...

You'll Never Guess How Much This Mother And Daughter Spent On Weed

The Huffington Post UK/ Agency | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK

A shameless mother and daughter today admitted to blowing £30,000 of their benefits on cannabis. Unemployed Bethany Burnett was just 16 when she b...

Cannabis Could Reduce Tumour Growth

PA | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Cannabis could be used to reduce tumour growth in cancer patients, scientists have said. New research reveals the drug's main psychoactive ingredie...

Marijuana - Don't Judge a Book By Its Cover

Archie Damant | Posted 10.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Archie Damant

In total marijuana is a harmless drug, which people are to uneducated on Marijuana and need to do proper research if they want to find out what marijuana's really like. I'm not saying there's nothing wrong with it, but I am saying there are a lot of things right about it.