Canada becomes the second Country in the world to legalise cannabis for recreational use

Congratulations to stoner friends in Canada who woke up this morning to a legal cannabis market for all adults across the Country! This makes Canada the second country...

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,...
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...
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What’s going on with medical cannabis in the UK?

Over the past week we have seen an incredible amount of positive press around medical cannabis in the UK. From Billy Caldwell getting back his life-saving medicine and...

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...

Malta Legalises Medical Cannabis

Earlier this week it was announced that the Government in Malta will recognize the efficacy of cannabis for a number of severe medical conditions, and will move...
European Cannabis

Exploring the European Cannabis Scene (Part 1)

This week in ISMOKE magazine we are be taking a look across the Channel to see what our European neighbours are up to with regard to cannabis...

Cannabis is medicine: Patients at Parliament Protest, London

We attended the Patients at Parliament protest this week, which was organised to support Newport, south MP Paul Flynn who recently invited medical cannabis consumers to come...

The Importance of Language in the Cannabis Legalisation Debate

Over the last few weeks, the debate around Skunk has in some circles, reared its head again. In my circle, the debate is always there and the position...

We need full legalisation to ensure access for all cannabis patients. This is why

This week we’ll be looking at how the total legalisation of cannabis (i.e. medical AND recreational) is the only way to ensure the full and unhindered access...
This is your brain on drugs - NOT!

The War on Drugs: The Price We Pay for Propaganda

This week I am taking a look at how reefer madness, propaganda and successive disastrous anti-drug campaigns have created the opportunity for political prohibitionists around the world to...

Mexico has legalised medical cannabis!

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto issued a decree this week, legalising medical cannabis across the country. Cannabis has been illegal in Mexico since 1920, but decriminalised since 2009. The case of Mexico...

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...
Israel officially decriminalises cannabis

Israel makes move to “decriminalise cannabis”

Israel’s cabinet passed a bill on Sunday decriminalising cannabis use in the country. Cannabis still can’t be used in public, but incarceration will only be used...
Washington votes to legalise hemp

Washington House Votes Unanimously to Fully Legalise Hemp

In the US, the Washington State House of Representatives has given approval to legislation that would explicitly legalise hemp, voting to pass the bill 98-0. House Bill 2064...