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Fri
06
Jun

All 32 Countries' Marijuana Policies

With the World Cup's commencement, 32 Nations go to figurative war on the soccer field. None of these country's players or fans will agree about the sport till the tournament comes to an end.

But the one thing we all have in common? The need to free up the weed. The most popular drug in the world is consumed by citizens from all 32 of these countries at varying degrees. Insight into each country’s politics, lifestyle, and overall vibe can be seen through the lens of its cannabis culture.

The below list provides insight into every World Cup qualifying nation's marijuana policy and cannabis culture:

Fri
06
Jun

Dagga might affect male fertility

Fri
06
Jun

Marijuana Possibly the Reason You Can't Have Kids, Pot Linked to infertility

A study published in medical journal Human Reproduction has claimed that the use of marijuana may have adverse effects on a man's sperm that may affect one's fertility.

The researchers sought to determine common lifestyle factors that may be associated with poor sperm morphology. The researchers analysed the various lifestyles activities and factors that could be linked to fertility. In a study that looked at the data from 1,970 men from fertility clinics across the United Kingdom who aside from providing information on their lifestyle, habits and medical history, also provided samples of their semen.

Thu
05
Jun
Fri
30
May

Doctor vs. Politician vs. Activist – The Dagga Debate

Judge For Yourself hosted a unanimous yet contradictory debate regarding marijuana legalisation (see the videos below!). It was attended by Dr Mario Ambrosini, Dr EV Rapiti and Matthew Ericson.

Fri
30
May

"Just say no" is not an "alternative approach" to the drug problem. It's been tried – and it doesn't work

Dr Hans-Christian Raabe, who was removed from the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs after one month, this week wrote two rather provocative articles on the Conservative Woman website.

Fri
30
May

Deadly Synthetic Cannabis Market Sparked by Prohibition

Legal drug awareness campaigners are warning of new, legal and lethal synthetic cannabis brands that are prevailing all across the UK.

The chemically made substitute for cannabis, forced into production through prohibition, has killed 11 people last year in Ireland alone. People are dropping like flies; in the course if five days, 120 people have overdosed in Texas after smoking the marijuana look alike. Estonia ranks highest with 191 drug deaths per one million population with Norway second with 76 recorded deaths. Sweden was ranked fourth with 63 and Finland fifth with 58 deaths per million.

Thu
29
May

Norml Gathering of Stoners This Weekend - The High Community (THC)

What are you doing this weekend? If the answer is something, cancel those plans! If the answer is nothing, then you definitely have no excuse than to get down to Bristol and enjoy the UK’s biggest cannabis activist group – Norml’s yearly gathering!

Take a deep breath. Because this weekend it’s the NORML UK AGM, UK CSC AGM and NORML UK Women´s Alliance first public meeting. A dense name, for a dense weekend of activities and events to get involved in.

Click here to read the full original article by Jo Martin-Moss, Deputy Director at Norml UK

Thu
22
May

Scientific Community Backs Epilepsy Studies Using Cannabis - The High Community (THC)

It’s been no secret between those in the cannabis community that this magical plant holds powerful benefits for people suffering from seizures, and now science is playing catch up.

U.S research is pointing to a mixture of pure cannabidiol (CBD) found in the plant and medical marijuana itself to treat severe epilepsy in children.

Several articles have been published in the journal Epilepsia a monthly professional point of reference on behalf of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE).

Wed
21
May

Cannabis And The 5 Leading Political Parties - The High Community (THC)


A recommendation from The High Community to you – go watch True Detective now!

Someone once told me, ‘Time is a flat circle.’ Everything we’ve ever done or will do, we’re gonna do over and over and over again. And these politicians from conservative to lib-dem or labour, they’re gonna keep making the same promises again and again and again forever.

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