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Events & Travel

London Smoking Club Christmas Session 2016 [Photos]

London Smoking Club Christmas Session
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Last weekend we attended the London Smoking Club Christmas Session.

Cannabis culture is rapidly evolving in Britain. This year we have seen events spring up all over the country and attracting numbers that it is hard to ignore.

The London Smoking Club Christmas Session was a chance for members to relax and unwind in the run up to Christmas.

As expected, the flavours were out in full force!

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ISMOKE Top 5 Amsterdam Highlights 2016

The city of Amsterdam is famous for its coffee shops and seed banks, and we have been heading over to The Netherlands for a sort of annual pilgrimage ever since we first visited when ISMOKE was a mere infant, back in 2010. Today on ISMOKE we will take you through our ISMOKE Top 5 Amsterdam Highlights 2016.

ISMOKE Amsterdam Trip Summary [Video]

ISMOKE Amsterdam

The Amsterdam cannabis scene is often thought of as forward-thinking, with lots of options for tourists in the way of coffee shops and cannabis strains.

But how forward-thinking is a system of decriminalisation / tolerance, where coffee shops are frequently shut down, and the people supplying them protected by the system without paying taxes?

The London Smoking Club Secret Session [Photos]

London Smoking Club Secret Session

Yesterday, the London Smoking Club held their monthly secret member’s session in central London.

The London Smoking Club Secret Sessions offer their members the opportunity to come together and enjoy a day of cannabis consumption in a safe and friendly environment.

At the November secret session, the London Smoking Club created a buzzing environment with great music, a raffle, and snacks throughout the day. The event was fully catered and at a conveniently located, spacious venue – something we really appreciated.

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London Smoking Club Secret Session

The Tide Effect : Is UK Cannabis Legalisation Inevitable?

Cannabis Legalisation

Cannabis legalisation has been a hot topic for all the major news outlets yet again this week, after a new publication launched yesterday by Volteface and The Adam Smith Institute.

In the aptly named Tide Effect, author Boris Starling argues that cannabis legalisation and regulation is now inevitable due to a tidal shift in perception and the amount of countries re-visiting their cannabis laws. He argues that we should look to the market-based approach currently seen in some US states for ideas on how to approach UK Cannabis legalisation and regulation.

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We Attended the UKCSC First AGM : Report

UKCSC First AGM

Last Sunday was the UKCSC first AGM held in Leicester.

This was a chance for cannabis social clubs to come together for the first event of its kind held in the UK, showing just how far we are progressing with our idea of a legitimate cannabis social clubs movement.

The talks were mainly focused on the efforts of cannabis social clubs, laws surrounding cannabis and the future of the cannabis scene here in the UK.

Add these Upcoming Cannabis Events to Your Diary: Durham & London

Keeping you updated on upcoming cannabis events here in the UK.

Saturday 22nd October

Event Link: DCC Awareness Event

Hosted By: Durham Cannabis Collective

Where? Durham

When? Saturday 22nd October, 1pm

Details: We will be back in Durham trying to spread as much awareness as possible don’t worry about the weather as we have two large gazebos with sides on to keep everybody dry and warm(ish)

Event Link: Cannabis Protest March

Hosted by: Independent

Where? Meeting at Waterloo Station, London

When: Saturday 22nd October, 1pm

Details: we will be meeting at Waterloo station and then commencing to parliament square have been told the police have signed to #endourpain BUT SAFETY IN NUMBERS let’s show them we ain’t psychotic let’s show them we don’t steal to pay for nature’s herb let’s show them the reasons why this plant can be and should be legal for all users.


If you know of any other cannabis events happening in the UK, please get in touch: [email protected]

End of Summer Dab-a-doo 2016 – Barcelona Event Write-up and Winners

Dabadoo 2016

We are in Barcelona for a round-up of the Summer Dab-a-Doo 2016, the hashish competition naturally born out of Mila Jansen’s 70th birthday bash in Amsterdam. Mila attends every Dab-a-Doo that takes place around the world (Amsterdam, Valencia, Rhode Island, London and the city of Santa Isabel in Uruguay) and, knowing the background of this event, Piff Advisor decided to go check this edition of the renown Hash Queen’s competition.

Bright Skies and Positive Vibes – Basingstoke Cannabis BBQ

On Saturday Basingstoke Dank threw their annual cannabis BBQ in the South of England. The event saw canna-businesses from all over the country attending to showcase their brands and blaze and toke in Basingstoke, with over lots of stalls and plenty of people in attendance.

Add these Upcoming Cannabis Events to Your Diary: Basingstoke & Leeds

Upcoming Cannabis Event: Saturday 1st October – Basingstoke Canna BBQ

Hosted by Basingstoke Dank with coverage from ISMOKE.

SATURDAY 1ST OF OCTOBER
BasingstokeDank and friends Welcome you to the event #blazeNtokeBBQ
Lime Pits
redbridge lane
old basing
basingstoke
Hampshire
RG24 7HB

we are holding a late summer #canna-BBQ to support the ever growing movement of #cannabis #legislation in the UK.

all weather marquee and gazebos (bring a jacket just in case)
jerk BBQ
some vegan and veggie options
stalls and stands
420 raffle
tea and coffee

please come down and join us for a #420 filled day of informative chats,#jerkbbq,#vegan and #veggie options available. DON’T FORGET THOSE SMILING FACES

stalls and clubs in attendance
Hampshire Cannabis Community
Tottenham Cannabis-club
Dispensary Pens
Surrey Cannabis Club
#nanniegourmetedibles
Bournemouth Cannabis Social Club
Keep ’em sweet

coverage by
ISMOKE
Drew Gilchrist (drewissharing)
Canna Zine UK
local headshop Blazingsmoke
more tbc

all proceeds raised by the #raffle will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Society prizes include….
Basingstokedank #goodiebag
Hampshire Cannabis Community #goodiebag
selection of sweet treats courtesy of #nanniesgourmetedibles
#premium duel coil #vapepen and a #terp mix kit donated by Dispensary Pens
#sweetiebag from Keep ’em sweet

Upcoming Cannabis Event: Sunday 2nd October – LCSC Peace and Pot in the Park 2016

Leeds Cannabis Social Club is hosting Peace and Pot in the Park for a second time in Hyde Park LEEDS! (Woodhouse Moor, LS6)
A day to celebrate cannabis.
We hopefully have a few food stalls and other pop ups coming along :DCome down and enjoy the day!
In 2015 around 50+ people showed up at our first P&PITP.
How many will we see this year?!

 

 

We Attended the Surrey Cannabis Club Event on Saturday

Surrey Cannabis Club

On Saturday Surrey Cannabis Club held their 4th annual protestival in Guildford. This awareness day was held at Stoke Park and was in full view of the public on what turned out to be a warm and sunny Saturday afternoon.

Robo & Winston Matthews
Robo & Winston Matthews

Attending the event were ISMOKE,  Hampshire Cannabis Community, East London Cannabis Club, Greg from UKCSC, Winston Matthews, Keep Em Sweet, Nannies Gourmet Edibles, Birmingham Cannabis Club, Tottenham Cannabis Club and lots more.

Add these Upcoming Cannabis Events to Your Diary: Guildford, Brighton, Bristol, Basingstoke

Upcoming Events

If you’re located down south and looking to network with like-minded passionate cannabis users then make your way down to one or more of the upcoming cannabis events over the next two weeks:

Durham Cannabis Collective : DCC #SummerSession

Durham Cannabis Collective
Durham Cannabis Collective
ISMOKE Flyers could be found amongst the information handed out at the event

Last Saturday, September 3rd, Durham cannabis collective held their second public awareness event two minutes from Durham city centre and on the banks of the River Wear.

Jerk & Fire BBQ and the Power of the UK Cannabis Community

Yesterday saw another great Cannabis Event in Brighton – Jerk & Fire 420 BBQ, hosted by instagram user Nugs_of_Beauty and supported by UKCSC and a whole host of cannabis clubs and companies within the UK Cannabis Community.

Hampshire Cannabis Community Cannabis Awareness Picnic 2016 (Photos)

On Saturday Hampshire Cannabis Community held their 4th annual cannabis awareness picnic in Castle Field, Portsmouth.

Apart from some initial interference by police who cautioned one of the event attendees after seeing them holding a bag of cannabis, the rest of the day went smoothly, with people coming together from several parts of the country to celebrate cannabis.