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Prominent Activist Arrested in Cannabis Raid

Michelle X of the NORML UK Women’s Alliance and her partner Albert Bloom were last night raided and arrested by Thames Valley Police for the production and possession of cannabis.

Their arrest came shortly before the airing of the Channel 5 show ’37 Years on the Dole’, which featured Michelle’s story of her own use of cannabis to treat Multiple Sclerosis (MS).

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We are almost there.

This is the klaxon; we hit the final warning, we’re in the last chance saloon. In less than 24 hours, GrassRoots: The Cannabis Revolution will either be funded through your generous altruism, or the project will have to be shelved. This is all or nothing.

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‘Medical Cannabis and Cannabinoids – Policy, Science, and Medical Practice’ Conference 2015: Part 2

International Medical Cannabis Patients Coalition By Deej Sullivan Reporting from the Conference in Prague on behalf of NORML UK. In part one of my write-up of the medical cannabis conference that has taken place this week in Prague I focused on what I saw as a huge difference between attitudes towards cannabis at home and […]

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Radio 4’s Cannabis Awareness Week

By Deej Sullivan The news that Radio 4 was planning a ‘Cannabis Awareness Week’ was met with a great deal of intrigue and even that rarest of things amongst activists – hope – over the past week or so. Sadly that initial, tentative intrigue was replaced almost immediately with a crushing sense of déjà vu […]

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The long and costly arm of the British justice system.

This all started when I was arrested in Portsmouth for possession of a small quantity of a so-called class B drug, namely in Police jargon ‘Herbal cannabis’ at 15:00 on Thursday the 5th April. When the police officer asked me if I had any of the aforementioned substance I handed him my tobacco tin with a couple of grams of the illicit material.

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