Swazi Gold – Parts 1 & 2

Swaziland is a landlocked country sandwiched between South Africa and Mozambique. Despite Swaziland’s small size, it boasts more hectares of land dedicated to growing Cannabis than all of India. It is also home to Swazi Gold, the legendary sativa strain. Hamilton Morris travels to Swaziland hoping to chemically analyze the cannabinoids present in some of […]

Countries Decriminalising Drugs

Full article published on the Governance and Justice Group website, 14th March 2016. Increasing Number of Countries Decriminalising Drugs Ahead of UN Debate on Global Drugs Policy ‘Report finds decriminalisation improves public health and social outcomes, saves governments money, and does not increase drug use’ Report finds decriminalisation improves public health and social outcomes, saves […]

Howard Marks obituary

Published in the Guardian, Monday 11 April 2016 Cannabis dealer who treated smuggling as a mission, wrote a bestselling autobiography and gave sold-out performances Howard Marks, who has died aged 70 of cancer, was Britain’s best-known and most charming drug smuggler, and also a successful author and raconteur. He translated a lifetime of international cannabis […]

THE NUMBERS IN BLACK AND WHITE: ETHNIC DISPARITIES IN THE POLICING AND PROSECUTION OF DRUG OFFENCES IN ENGLAND AND WALES

Ethnic Disparates This report demonstrates that the policing and prosecutions of drug possession offences in England and Wales is unduly focussed on black and minority communities. This report looks at racial disparity rates at stop and search, arrest, prosecution and sentencing and clearly demonstrates that the drug laws in the UK are a major driver […]

What if . . .

What if us pirates each had our own flag/tag/seal? We can make stuff to sell, each thing will have our own tag on it. I can show you how to make, you can do it, we will become  “the Pirates” collectable! Addicts of noteability! Addiction doesn’t mean incompetence – far from it! make of it […]

Wealthy In Spirit

I caught him pissing onto molten copper – trying to make gold Got to start somewhere, I thought I asked, “Are you looking for the philosophers stone?” He said he’d found it. It was the self And that he’d rather find something else Perhaps a more wealthy self But wealthy in spirit Living in a […]