Raid on cannabis farm uncovers hundreds of plants at house in Bournemouth

LARGE FIND: A police officer leaves 17a Braidley Road in Bournemouth with two large bags full of cannabis plants

LARGE FIND: A police officer leaves 17a Braidley Road in Bournemouth with two large bags full of cannabis plants

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A CANNABIS farm with hundreds of plants was discovered by police when they swooped on a large Bournemouth house in a dramatic raid.

Officers were seen carrying clear bin bags stuffed full of marijuana plants from the property in Braidley Road at midday yesterday.

One man was brought out of the large detached home in handcuffs with a coat over his head during the raid at 1pm on Tuesday, January 14.

Police said a 33-year-old man from Bournemouth, who was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of drugs offences, had been released on bail until the end of March.

A 24-year-old woman from Loughborough in Leicestershire was also arrested in relation to the incident and has also been released on bail until March.

Inside the house officers found marijuana plants spread across several rooms, along with specialist lighting and fans for cultivation. The drama unfolded in an area full of substantial detached properties, a short way from Bournemouth Town Hall and not far from Meyrick Park.

Homes in the area have sold for more than £500,000.

Neighbours have reacted with shock at seeing the officers leaving the property carrying numerous bags filled with the class B drug. Terry Day who lives in a house opposite said: “I can’t believe we were living so close to a cannabis factory. We are in shock.”

His wife Elaine said: “A police car was blocking the drive of the house and it stayed there all night.

“We’ve noticed a few men have been coming and going from there recently.”

One resident said: “It’s absolutely disgraceful and I’m really shocked that there has been a drugs den in such close proximity to us.”

The police units that descended on the home included armed officers, although no guns were drawn and police said the armed response team was only sent because it was an available unit.

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8:09am Thu 16 Jan 14

O'Really says...

Legalise it.
Legalise it. O'Really
  • Score: 48

9:09am Thu 16 Jan 14

Townee says...

Drug dealers are the only ones who could afford to buy or rent this size house.
Drug dealers are the only ones who could afford to buy or rent this size house. Townee
  • Score: 10

9:28am Thu 16 Jan 14

Harrytherspider says...

It's a shame we do not see the police dragging out drunken louts from bars and clubs in Bournemouth town centre. They cause a hell of a lot more anti social behaviour than people that like to smoke weed. What a waste of police time and tax payers money........LEGALIZ
E IT!!
It's a shame we do not see the police dragging out drunken louts from bars and clubs in Bournemouth town centre. They cause a hell of a lot more anti social behaviour than people that like to smoke weed. What a waste of police time and tax payers money........LEGALIZ E IT!! Harrytherspider
  • Score: 28

10:00am Thu 16 Jan 14

Sir Beachy Head says...

lock up every first time drug offender for 5 years.
lock up every first time drug offender for 5 years. Sir Beachy Head
  • Score: -59

10:23am Thu 16 Jan 14

Afcbpete says...

Sir Beachy Head wrote:
lock up every first time drug offender for 5 years.
stupid comment!! many start using when kids, you going to put THEM away for 5 years as well??
[quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: lock up every first time drug offender for 5 years.[/p][/quote]stupid comment!! many start using when kids, you going to put THEM away for 5 years as well?? Afcbpete
  • Score: 36

10:31am Thu 16 Jan 14

Sir Beachy Head says...

Yes, 5 years for all offenders. Time to get tough and send out a clear message.
Yes, 5 years for all offenders. Time to get tough and send out a clear message. Sir Beachy Head
  • Score: -38

10:33am Thu 16 Jan 14

speedy231278 says...

Afcbpete wrote:
Sir Beachy Head wrote:
lock up every first time drug offender for 5 years.
stupid comment!! many start using when kids, you going to put THEM away for 5 years as well??
No, barring them from every pub and club in the town for five years from their 18th birthday would suffice.
[quote][p][bold]Afcbpete[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: lock up every first time drug offender for 5 years.[/p][/quote]stupid comment!! many start using when kids, you going to put THEM away for 5 years as well??[/p][/quote]No, barring them from every pub and club in the town for five years from their 18th birthday would suffice. speedy231278
  • Score: -13

10:42am Thu 16 Jan 14

dennisterrey says...

Sir Beachy Head wrote:
Yes, 5 years for all offenders. Time to get tough and send out a clear message.
You're an idiot
[quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: Yes, 5 years for all offenders. Time to get tough and send out a clear message.[/p][/quote]You're an idiot dennisterrey
  • Score: 35

11:25am Thu 16 Jan 14

apm1954 says...

dennisterrey wrote:
Sir Beachy Head wrote:
Yes, 5 years for all offenders. Time to get tough and send out a clear message.
You're an idiot
no you are
[quote][p][bold]dennisterrey[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: Yes, 5 years for all offenders. Time to get tough and send out a clear message.[/p][/quote]You're an idiot[/p][/quote]no you are apm1954
  • Score: -32

12:15pm Thu 16 Jan 14

blackdog1 says...

Useless no good druggies............
...
Useless no good druggies............ ... blackdog1
  • Score: -29

12:23pm Thu 16 Jan 14

stevobath says...

blackdog1 wrote:
Useless no good druggies............

...
YAWN>>>>>>
[quote][p][bold]blackdog1[/bold] wrote: Useless no good druggies............ ...[/p][/quote]YAWN>>>>>> stevobath
  • Score: 17

12:41pm Thu 16 Jan 14

Kiki1973 says...

Irrespective of whether you like using it or not, it's illegal and was upgraded to a Class b drug as it's a gateway drug (an no, i'm not going to get into discussions about how alcohol isas well, we all know that already). What has been missed from this article is that directly across the road from this house is a drug rehab centre; really a cra*py place to put a cannabis farm, right in front of people who are trying to get off drugs (who you can be sure would know its there). I agree; drug dealers should be put away; hard, long sentences are the only way to stop this. We let many people off lightly here; in some US states, being high is considered possession, and you get a proper sentence for it. You want to clean up anti social behaviour, raise the cost of alcohol and give very harsh sentences to dealers. If you're not prepared to do that, then don't even bother posting about any anti-social behaviour in the town and how the Police and council do nothing about it; quite clearly they are, as can be seen here.
Irrespective of whether you like using it or not, it's illegal and was upgraded to a Class b drug as it's a gateway drug (an no, i'm not going to get into discussions about how alcohol isas well, we all know that already). What has been missed from this article is that directly across the road from this house is a drug rehab centre; really a cra*py place to put a cannabis farm, right in front of people who are trying to get off drugs (who you can be sure would know its there). I agree; drug dealers should be put away; hard, long sentences are the only way to stop this. We let many people off lightly here; in some US states, being high is considered possession, and you get a proper sentence for it. You want to clean up anti social behaviour, raise the cost of alcohol and give very harsh sentences to dealers. If you're not prepared to do that, then don't even bother posting about any anti-social behaviour in the town and how the Police and council do nothing about it; quite clearly they are, as can be seen here. Kiki1973
  • Score: -7

12:44pm Thu 16 Jan 14

kalebmoledirt says...

I think their downfall was the farm shop in the Crescent
I think their downfall was the farm shop in the Crescent kalebmoledirt
  • Score: -5

12:45pm Thu 16 Jan 14

spiderpig says...

Sir Beachy Head wrote:
lock up every first time drug offender for 5 years.
That is such a stupid comment as others have already said, in todays society you are saying lock up about 80% of people if not more, almost everybody tries a bit of puff at some stage in their lives in fact there would be no society because we would all be in jail!
[quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: lock up every first time drug offender for 5 years.[/p][/quote]That is such a stupid comment as others have already said, in todays society you are saying lock up about 80% of people if not more, almost everybody tries a bit of puff at some stage in their lives in fact there would be no society because we would all be in jail! spiderpig
  • Score: 22

12:49pm Thu 16 Jan 14

kalebmoledirt says...

spiderpig wrote:
Sir Beachy Head wrote:
lock up every first time drug offender for 5 years.
That is such a stupid comment as others have already said, in todays society you are saying lock up about 80% of people if not more, almost everybody tries a bit of puff at some stage in their lives in fact there would be no society because we would all be in jail!
Where did you get that statistic?
[quote][p][bold]spiderpig[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: lock up every first time drug offender for 5 years.[/p][/quote]That is such a stupid comment as others have already said, in todays society you are saying lock up about 80% of people if not more, almost everybody tries a bit of puff at some stage in their lives in fact there would be no society because we would all be in jail![/p][/quote]Where did you get that statistic? kalebmoledirt
  • Score: -18

12:53pm Thu 16 Jan 14

spiderpig says...

I made it up just from the experience of life.
I made it up just from the experience of life. spiderpig
  • Score: 19

1:00pm Thu 16 Jan 14

scrumpyjack says...

kalebmoledirt wrote:
spiderpig wrote:
Sir Beachy Head wrote:
lock up every first time drug offender for 5 years.
That is such a stupid comment as others have already said, in todays society you are saying lock up about 80% of people if not more, almost everybody tries a bit of puff at some stage in their lives in fact there would be no society because we would all be in jail!
Where did you get that statistic?
From an article on the BBC news site:

"A survey last October revealed that a greater percentage of UK adults use cannabis than in any other country of the European Union.

One in ten British adults use the drug, or have done in the last 12 months, the European Union Drugs Agency figures suggested.

And the problem is also common in schools, where almost half of all pupils have tried cannabis by the time they leave. "


From the Guardian:

Around 12m people have tried an illegal drug in their lifetime according to the latest statistics.
[quote][p][bold]kalebmoledirt[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]spiderpig[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: lock up every first time drug offender for 5 years.[/p][/quote]That is such a stupid comment as others have already said, in todays society you are saying lock up about 80% of people if not more, almost everybody tries a bit of puff at some stage in their lives in fact there would be no society because we would all be in jail![/p][/quote]Where did you get that statistic?[/p][/quote]From an article on the BBC news site: "A survey last October revealed that a greater percentage of UK adults use cannabis than in any other country of the European Union. One in ten British adults use the drug, or have done in the last 12 months, the European Union Drugs Agency figures suggested. And the problem is also common in schools, where almost half of all pupils have tried cannabis by the time they leave. " From the Guardian: Around 12m people have tried an illegal drug in their lifetime according to the latest statistics. scrumpyjack
  • Score: 15

1:09pm Thu 16 Jan 14

kalebmoledirt says...

spiderpig wrote:
I made it up just from the experience of life.
So 80% of people you know,should have said
[quote][p][bold]spiderpig[/bold] wrote: I made it up just from the experience of life.[/p][/quote]So 80% of people you know,should have said kalebmoledirt
  • Score: -7

3:29pm Thu 16 Jan 14

nickynoodah says...

kalebmoledirt wrote:
I think their downfall was the farm shop in the Crescent
Five years is good
Ten years for
wet between the ears
George.
stop him crying to me.you know
[quote][p][bold]kalebmoledirt[/bold] wrote: I think their downfall was the farm shop in the Crescent[/p][/quote]Five years is good Ten years for wet between the ears George. stop him crying to me.you know nickynoodah
  • Score: -13

4:08pm Thu 16 Jan 14

chridrum says...

Strange how people defend this but if it were a house in Boscombe you would all be saying ghetto scum druggies etc etc

So drug cultivation and use outside Boscombe is acceptable and not a crime just people having a 'puff'. Interesting social concept.
Strange how people defend this but if it were a house in Boscombe you would all be saying ghetto scum druggies etc etc So drug cultivation and use outside Boscombe is acceptable and not a crime just people having a 'puff'. Interesting social concept. chridrum
  • Score: -2

4:30pm Thu 16 Jan 14

SeafaringMan says...

nickynoodah wrote:
kalebmoledirt wrote:
I think their downfall was the farm shop in the Crescent
Five years is good
Ten years for
wet between the ears
George.
stop him crying to me.you know
Wondered when you would show up here Nicky. If you didn't exist the ECHO would have to make you up - Oh, perhaps they have!
[quote][p][bold]nickynoodah[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]kalebmoledirt[/bold] wrote: I think their downfall was the farm shop in the Crescent[/p][/quote]Five years is good Ten years for wet between the ears George. stop him crying to me.you know[/p][/quote]Wondered when you would show up here Nicky. If you didn't exist the ECHO would have to make you up - Oh, perhaps they have! SeafaringMan
  • Score: 4

5:25pm Thu 16 Jan 14

triggerhappy says...

Kiki1973 wrote:
Irrespective of whether you like using it or not, it's illegal and was upgraded to a Class b drug as it's a gateway drug (an no, i'm not going to get into discussions about how alcohol isas well, we all know that already). What has been missed from this article is that directly across the road from this house is a drug rehab centre; really a cra*py place to put a cannabis farm, right in front of people who are trying to get off drugs (who you can be sure would know its there). I agree; drug dealers should be put away; hard, long sentences are the only way to stop this. We let many people off lightly here; in some US states, being high is considered possession, and you get a proper sentence for it. You want to clean up anti social behaviour, raise the cost of alcohol and give very harsh sentences to dealers. If you're not prepared to do that, then don't even bother posting about any anti-social behaviour in the town and how the Police and council do nothing about it; quite clearly they are, as can be seen here.
In some US states, its legal to buy and smoke weed for recreational use.

So much money is wasted on this stupid drug war, as for being a gateway drug; people who want to experiment with other drugs probably will, regardless of whether they have smoked weed or not. I for one have never tried any illegal drug but I do enjoy the occasional bit of weed.
[quote][p][bold]Kiki1973[/bold] wrote: Irrespective of whether you like using it or not, it's illegal and was upgraded to a Class b drug as it's a gateway drug (an no, i'm not going to get into discussions about how alcohol isas well, we all know that already). What has been missed from this article is that directly across the road from this house is a drug rehab centre; really a cra*py place to put a cannabis farm, right in front of people who are trying to get off drugs (who you can be sure would know its there). I agree; drug dealers should be put away; hard, long sentences are the only way to stop this. We let many people off lightly here; in some US states, being high is considered possession, and you get a proper sentence for it. You want to clean up anti social behaviour, raise the cost of alcohol and give very harsh sentences to dealers. If you're not prepared to do that, then don't even bother posting about any anti-social behaviour in the town and how the Police and council do nothing about it; quite clearly they are, as can be seen here.[/p][/quote]In some US states, its legal to buy and smoke weed for recreational use. So much money is wasted on this stupid drug war, as for being a gateway drug; people who want to experiment with other drugs probably will, regardless of whether they have smoked weed or not. I for one have never tried any illegal drug but I do enjoy the occasional bit of weed. triggerhappy
  • Score: 5

5:35pm Thu 16 Jan 14

corngoat says...

Although I am anti drugs, we, as a nation have been fighting drugs for too long – time to know when we are beaten.
If it was legalised properly it would probably reduce petty crime / opportunist theft etc by over 80%.

Time to admit defeat and legalise it.
Although I am anti drugs, we, as a nation have been fighting drugs for too long – time to know when we are beaten. If it was legalised properly it would probably reduce petty crime / opportunist theft etc by over 80%. Time to admit defeat and legalise it. corngoat
  • Score: 7

5:58pm Thu 16 Jan 14

wadjit says...

Crime caused by people using alcohol and cocaine is far more destructive than those smoking cannabis. Most people who use cannabis have little energy, brain power or will to do harm to others. It is still harmful to the brain and body but as crime goes I don't think its as big a cause as alcohol. Personally I don't care what people do in their private lives as long as it has absolutely no other impact on the lives of others, which I admit is very hard to achieve with any pastime whether legal or illegal.
Crime caused by people using alcohol and cocaine is far more destructive than those smoking cannabis. Most people who use cannabis have little energy, brain power or will to do harm to others. It is still harmful to the brain and body but as crime goes I don't think its as big a cause as alcohol. Personally I don't care what people do in their private lives as long as it has absolutely no other impact on the lives of others, which I admit is very hard to achieve with any pastime whether legal or illegal. wadjit
  • Score: 9

6:33pm Thu 16 Jan 14

keith milton says...

how about these tough guy cops raiding the houses of parliament,

for cocaine usage
how about these tough guy cops raiding the houses of parliament, for cocaine usage keith milton
  • Score: 3

8:00pm Thu 16 Jan 14

kalebmoledirt says...

nickynoodah wrote:
kalebmoledirt wrote:
I think their downfall was the farm shop in the Crescent
Five years is good
Ten years for
wet between the ears
George.
stop him crying to me.you know
Have you stopped your meds again
[quote][p][bold]nickynoodah[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]kalebmoledirt[/bold] wrote: I think their downfall was the farm shop in the Crescent[/p][/quote]Five years is good Ten years for wet between the ears George. stop him crying to me.you know[/p][/quote]Have you stopped your meds again kalebmoledirt
  • Score: 2

8:28pm Thu 16 Jan 14

O'Reilly says...

SeafaringMan wrote:
nickynoodah wrote:
kalebmoledirt wrote:
I think their downfall was the farm shop in the Crescent
Five years is good
Ten years for
wet between the ears
George.
stop him crying to me.you know
Wondered when you would show up here Nicky. If you didn't exist the ECHO would have to make you up - Oh, perhaps they have!
Yes, well most of Nicky's comments have the gravitas of a queef.......
[quote][p][bold]SeafaringMan[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]nickynoodah[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]kalebmoledirt[/bold] wrote: I think their downfall was the farm shop in the Crescent[/p][/quote]Five years is good Ten years for wet between the ears George. stop him crying to me.you know[/p][/quote]Wondered when you would show up here Nicky. If you didn't exist the ECHO would have to make you up - Oh, perhaps they have![/p][/quote]Yes, well most of Nicky's comments have the gravitas of a queef....... O'Reilly
  • Score: -3

9:35pm Thu 16 Jan 14

B.A.T.A.G. says...

At the moment growing drugs, selling drugs and taking drugs is a criminal offence the same as speeding, using a mobile phone whilst driving, not wearing a seatbelt, robbing a bank, manslaughter, murder need I go on. So if anything is a criminal offence it means if you get court doing these you have got to take the consequences. End of matter.
At the moment growing drugs, selling drugs and taking drugs is a criminal offence the same as speeding, using a mobile phone whilst driving, not wearing a seatbelt, robbing a bank, manslaughter, murder need I go on. So if anything is a criminal offence it means if you get court doing these you have got to take the consequences. End of matter. B.A.T.A.G.
  • Score: 4

10:09pm Thu 16 Jan 14

Microwave001 says...

“I can’t believe we were living so close to a cannabis factory. We are in shock.”

Just a guy growing some plants, not a shady operation full of chemicals and hazardous waste being shipped out all over the country.

“It’s absolutely disgraceful and I’m really shocked that there has been a drugs den in such close proximity to us.”

Drugs den? Surely you'd rather they found a few plants growing than a meth lab, right? That's a real drugs den.

"The police units that descended on the home included armed officers, although no guns were drawn and police said the armed response team was only sent because it was an available unit."

Why send armed police to look at some plants? Why kit up in full forensics gear to check it out? Is it really necessary to handle it all at arm's length with tongs and rubber gloves on when you're just going to take it away and burn it? Just a publicity stunt.

Yes, it's illegal, but it's nowhere near as damaging as drugs such as crack and heroin. Also yes, they are around in the area. Send an armed response unit to bust their dens instead, they're the dangerous ones. Not the guy with the plants.
“I can’t believe we were living so close to a cannabis factory. We are in shock.” Just a guy growing some plants, not a shady operation full of chemicals and hazardous waste being shipped out all over the country. “It’s absolutely disgraceful and I’m really shocked that there has been a drugs den in such close proximity to us.” Drugs den? Surely you'd rather they found a few plants growing than a meth lab, right? That's a real drugs den. "The police units that descended on the home included armed officers, although no guns were drawn and police said the armed response team was only sent because it was an available unit." Why send armed police to look at some plants? Why kit up in full forensics gear to check it out? Is it really necessary to handle it all at arm's length with tongs and rubber gloves on when you're just going to take it away and burn it? Just a publicity stunt. Yes, it's illegal, but it's nowhere near as damaging as drugs such as crack and heroin. Also yes, they are around in the area. Send an armed response unit to bust their dens instead, they're the dangerous ones. Not the guy with the plants. Microwave001
  • Score: 2

10:19pm Thu 16 Jan 14

winton50 says...

"Officers were seen carrying clear bin bags stuffed full of marijuana plants from the property in Braidley Road at midday yesterday."

A little something for the Christmas party eh chaps?
"Officers were seen carrying clear bin bags stuffed full of marijuana plants from the property in Braidley Road at midday yesterday." A little something for the Christmas party eh chaps? winton50
  • Score: 0

1:14pm Fri 17 Jan 14

Dr Martin says...

blackdog1 wrote:
Useless no good druggies............

...
agreed
[quote][p][bold]blackdog1[/bold] wrote: Useless no good druggies............ ...[/p][/quote]agreed Dr Martin
  • Score: 3

2:37pm Fri 17 Jan 14

Dr Martin says...

scrumpyjack wrote:
kalebmoledirt wrote:
spiderpig wrote:
Sir Beachy Head wrote:
lock up every first time drug offender for 5 years.
That is such a stupid comment as others have already said, in todays society you are saying lock up about 80% of people if not more, almost everybody tries a bit of puff at some stage in their lives in fact there would be no society because we would all be in jail!
Where did you get that statistic?
From an article on the BBC news site:

"A survey last October revealed that a greater percentage of UK adults use cannabis than in any other country of the European Union.

One in ten British adults use the drug, or have done in the last 12 months, the European Union Drugs Agency figures suggested.

And the problem is also common in schools, where almost half of all pupils have tried cannabis by the time they leave. "


From the Guardian:

Around 12m people have tried an illegal drug in their lifetime according to the latest statistics.
links?
[quote][p][bold]scrumpyjack[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]kalebmoledirt[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]spiderpig[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: lock up every first time drug offender for 5 years.[/p][/quote]That is such a stupid comment as others have already said, in todays society you are saying lock up about 80% of people if not more, almost everybody tries a bit of puff at some stage in their lives in fact there would be no society because we would all be in jail![/p][/quote]Where did you get that statistic?[/p][/quote]From an article on the BBC news site: "A survey last October revealed that a greater percentage of UK adults use cannabis than in any other country of the European Union. One in ten British adults use the drug, or have done in the last 12 months, the European Union Drugs Agency figures suggested. And the problem is also common in schools, where almost half of all pupils have tried cannabis by the time they leave. " From the Guardian: Around 12m people have tried an illegal drug in their lifetime according to the latest statistics.[/p][/quote]links? Dr Martin
  • Score: 0

6:00pm Fri 17 Jan 14

Dr Martin says...

O'Really wrote:
Legalise it.
No thanks
[quote][p][bold]O'Really[/bold] wrote: Legalise it.[/p][/quote]No thanks Dr Martin
  • Score: 1

6:40pm Fri 17 Jan 14

scrumpyjack says...

Dr Martin wrote:
scrumpyjack wrote:
kalebmoledirt wrote:
spiderpig wrote:
Sir Beachy Head wrote:
lock up every first time drug offender for 5 years.
That is such a stupid comment as others have already said, in todays society you are saying lock up about 80% of people if not more, almost everybody tries a bit of puff at some stage in their lives in fact there would be no society because we would all be in jail!
Where did you get that statistic?
From an article on the BBC news site:

"A survey last October revealed that a greater percentage of UK adults use cannabis than in any other country of the European Union.

One in ten British adults use the drug, or have done in the last 12 months, the European Union Drugs Agency figures suggested.

And the problem is also common in schools, where almost half of all pupils have tried cannabis by the time they leave. "


From the Guardian:

Around 12m people have tried an illegal drug in their lifetime according to the latest statistics.
links?
Google it
[quote][p][bold]Dr Martin[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]scrumpyjack[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]kalebmoledirt[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]spiderpig[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: lock up every first time drug offender for 5 years.[/p][/quote]That is such a stupid comment as others have already said, in todays society you are saying lock up about 80% of people if not more, almost everybody tries a bit of puff at some stage in their lives in fact there would be no society because we would all be in jail![/p][/quote]Where did you get that statistic?[/p][/quote]From an article on the BBC news site: "A survey last October revealed that a greater percentage of UK adults use cannabis than in any other country of the European Union. One in ten British adults use the drug, or have done in the last 12 months, the European Union Drugs Agency figures suggested. And the problem is also common in schools, where almost half of all pupils have tried cannabis by the time they leave. " From the Guardian: Around 12m people have tried an illegal drug in their lifetime according to the latest statistics.[/p][/quote]links?[/p][/quote]Google it scrumpyjack
  • Score: -1

6:58pm Fri 17 Jan 14

victor meldrew 17 says...

All those who want to lock up all drug users/dealers,have not really thought this through.The reality is the prisons are almost full,to accommodate the extra numbers would require building dozens of extra prisons,the cost of construction,staffin
g,and running them would be huge,plus all the planning rows about where to put them.At a time of cuts in public spending this is not going to happen.
All those who want to lock up all drug users/dealers,have not really thought this through.The reality is the prisons are almost full,to accommodate the extra numbers would require building dozens of extra prisons,the cost of construction,staffin g,and running them would be huge,plus all the planning rows about where to put them.At a time of cuts in public spending this is not going to happen. victor meldrew 17
  • Score: 1

7:08pm Fri 17 Jan 14

Dr Martin says...

scrumpyjack wrote:
Dr Martin wrote:
scrumpyjack wrote:
kalebmoledirt wrote:
spiderpig wrote:
Sir Beachy Head wrote:
lock up every first time drug offender for 5 years.
That is such a stupid comment as others have already said, in todays society you are saying lock up about 80% of people if not more, almost everybody tries a bit of puff at some stage in their lives in fact there would be no society because we would all be in jail!
Where did you get that statistic?
From an article on the BBC news site:

"A survey last October revealed that a greater percentage of UK adults use cannabis than in any other country of the European Union.

One in ten British adults use the drug, or have done in the last 12 months, the European Union Drugs Agency figures suggested.

And the problem is also common in schools, where almost half of all pupils have tried cannabis by the time they leave. "


From the Guardian:

Around 12m people have tried an illegal drug in their lifetime according to the latest statistics.
links?
Google it
Oh Okay I thought it was too much too ask?

First story a 2001 story from the BBC, are you new to debating cannabis?
2001 cannabis stories will not win you many debates

The guardian story , cannabis users have fallen overall since these surveys began 1996 most other drugs have stabilised or fallen

Do you want to have another go?
[quote][p][bold]scrumpyjack[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Dr Martin[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]scrumpyjack[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]kalebmoledirt[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]spiderpig[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: lock up every first time drug offender for 5 years.[/p][/quote]That is such a stupid comment as others have already said, in todays society you are saying lock up about 80% of people if not more, almost everybody tries a bit of puff at some stage in their lives in fact there would be no society because we would all be in jail![/p][/quote]Where did you get that statistic?[/p][/quote]From an article on the BBC news site: "A survey last October revealed that a greater percentage of UK adults use cannabis than in any other country of the European Union. One in ten British adults use the drug, or have done in the last 12 months, the European Union Drugs Agency figures suggested. And the problem is also common in schools, where almost half of all pupils have tried cannabis by the time they leave. " From the Guardian: Around 12m people have tried an illegal drug in their lifetime according to the latest statistics.[/p][/quote]links?[/p][/quote]Google it[/p][/quote]Oh Okay I thought it was too much too ask? First story a 2001 story from the BBC, are you new to debating cannabis? 2001 cannabis stories will not win you many debates The guardian story , cannabis users have fallen overall since these surveys began 1996 most other drugs have stabilised or fallen Do you want to have another go? Dr Martin
  • Score: 0

7:10pm Fri 17 Jan 14

Dr Martin says...

victor meldrew 17 wrote:
All those who want to lock up all drug users/dealers,have not really thought this through.The reality is the prisons are almost full,to accommodate the extra numbers would require building dozens of extra prisons,the cost of construction,staffin

g,and running them would be huge,plus all the planning rows about where to put them.At a time of cuts in public spending this is not going to happen.
drug users don't usually get put in prison , dealers yes and as far as I am concerned lock 'em up
[quote][p][bold]victor meldrew 17[/bold] wrote: All those who want to lock up all drug users/dealers,have not really thought this through.The reality is the prisons are almost full,to accommodate the extra numbers would require building dozens of extra prisons,the cost of construction,staffin g,and running them would be huge,plus all the planning rows about where to put them.At a time of cuts in public spending this is not going to happen.[/p][/quote]drug users don't usually get put in prison , dealers yes and as far as I am concerned lock 'em up Dr Martin
  • Score: 3

7:22pm Fri 17 Jan 14

Kiki1973 says...

triggerhappy wrote:
Kiki1973 wrote:
Irrespective of whether you like using it or not, it's illegal and was upgraded to a Class b drug as it's a gateway drug (an no, i'm not going to get into discussions about how alcohol isas well, we all know that already). What has been missed from this article is that directly across the road from this house is a drug rehab centre; really a cra*py place to put a cannabis farm, right in front of people who are trying to get off drugs (who you can be sure would know its there). I agree; drug dealers should be put away; hard, long sentences are the only way to stop this. We let many people off lightly here; in some US states, being high is considered possession, and you get a proper sentence for it. You want to clean up anti social behaviour, raise the cost of alcohol and give very harsh sentences to dealers. If you're not prepared to do that, then don't even bother posting about any anti-social behaviour in the town and how the Police and council do nothing about it; quite clearly they are, as can be seen here.
In some US states, its legal to buy and smoke weed for recreational use.

So much money is wasted on this stupid drug war, as for being a gateway drug; people who want to experiment with other drugs probably will, regardless of whether they have smoked weed or not. I for one have never tried any illegal drug but I do enjoy the occasional bit of weed.
Weed is an illegal drug. That's kind of the point.
[quote][p][bold]triggerhappy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Kiki1973[/bold] wrote: Irrespective of whether you like using it or not, it's illegal and was upgraded to a Class b drug as it's a gateway drug (an no, i'm not going to get into discussions about how alcohol isas well, we all know that already). What has been missed from this article is that directly across the road from this house is a drug rehab centre; really a cra*py place to put a cannabis farm, right in front of people who are trying to get off drugs (who you can be sure would know its there). I agree; drug dealers should be put away; hard, long sentences are the only way to stop this. We let many people off lightly here; in some US states, being high is considered possession, and you get a proper sentence for it. You want to clean up anti social behaviour, raise the cost of alcohol and give very harsh sentences to dealers. If you're not prepared to do that, then don't even bother posting about any anti-social behaviour in the town and how the Police and council do nothing about it; quite clearly they are, as can be seen here.[/p][/quote]In some US states, its legal to buy and smoke weed for recreational use. So much money is wasted on this stupid drug war, as for being a gateway drug; people who want to experiment with other drugs probably will, regardless of whether they have smoked weed or not. I for one have never tried any illegal drug but I do enjoy the occasional bit of weed.[/p][/quote]Weed is an illegal drug. That's kind of the point. Kiki1973
  • Score: 6

7:41pm Fri 17 Jan 14

shoebury asbo says...

our lives are so hollow and empty we need to escape the mundanity of our own existence yeah. high five me joel "loves a bribe" dalais
our lives are so hollow and empty we need to escape the mundanity of our own existence yeah. high five me joel "loves a bribe" dalais shoebury asbo
  • Score: 1

7:43pm Fri 17 Jan 14

Dr Martin says...

good to see you shoebury
good to see you shoebury Dr Martin
  • Score: 0

7:45pm Fri 17 Jan 14

shoebury asbo says...

poet stoner brother can you spare a bitcoin?
poet stoner brother can you spare a bitcoin? shoebury asbo
  • Score: 0

7:49pm Fri 17 Jan 14

shoebury asbo says...

triggerhappy wrote:
Kiki1973 wrote:
Irrespective of whether you like using it or not, it's illegal and was upgraded to a Class b drug as it's a gateway drug (an no, i'm not going to get into discussions about how alcohol isas well, we all know that already). What has been missed from this article is that directly across the road from this house is a drug rehab centre; really a cra*py place to put a cannabis farm, right in front of people who are trying to get off drugs (who you can be sure would know its there). I agree; drug dealers should be put away; hard, long sentences are the only way to stop this. We let many people off lightly here; in some US states, being high is considered possession, and you get a proper sentence for it. You want to clean up anti social behaviour, raise the cost of alcohol and give very harsh sentences to dealers. If you're not prepared to do that, then don't even bother posting about any anti-social behaviour in the town and how the Police and council do nothing about it; quite clearly they are, as can be seen here.
In some US states, its legal to buy and smoke weed for recreational use.

So much money is wasted on this stupid drug war, as for being a gateway drug; people who want to experiment with other drugs probably will, regardless of whether they have smoked weed or not. I for one have never tried any illegal drug but I do enjoy the occasional bit of weed.
a whopping 2 states out of 52.

last i checked weed was illegal.
[quote][p][bold]triggerhappy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Kiki1973[/bold] wrote: Irrespective of whether you like using it or not, it's illegal and was upgraded to a Class b drug as it's a gateway drug (an no, i'm not going to get into discussions about how alcohol isas well, we all know that already). What has been missed from this article is that directly across the road from this house is a drug rehab centre; really a cra*py place to put a cannabis farm, right in front of people who are trying to get off drugs (who you can be sure would know its there). I agree; drug dealers should be put away; hard, long sentences are the only way to stop this. We let many people off lightly here; in some US states, being high is considered possession, and you get a proper sentence for it. You want to clean up anti social behaviour, raise the cost of alcohol and give very harsh sentences to dealers. If you're not prepared to do that, then don't even bother posting about any anti-social behaviour in the town and how the Police and council do nothing about it; quite clearly they are, as can be seen here.[/p][/quote]In some US states, its legal to buy and smoke weed for recreational use. So much money is wasted on this stupid drug war, as for being a gateway drug; people who want to experiment with other drugs probably will, regardless of whether they have smoked weed or not. I for one have never tried any illegal drug but I do enjoy the occasional bit of weed.[/p][/quote]a whopping 2 states out of 52. last i checked weed was illegal. shoebury asbo
  • Score: 1

7:58pm Fri 17 Jan 14

shoebury asbo says...

there is no greater misnomer than "the war on drugs". how could such a limp wristed response on the part the authorities ever be considered a war? zero tolerance should mean zero tolerance. they want war...let's start by exporting all the addicts to russian gulags (including all those smelly dope dependants). then fire up the cement mixers...we got some shiny new prisons to build.
there is no greater misnomer than "the war on drugs". how could such a limp wristed response on the part the authorities ever be considered a war? zero tolerance should mean zero tolerance. they want war...let's start by exporting all the addicts to russian gulags (including all those smelly dope dependants). then fire up the cement mixers...we got some shiny new prisons to build. shoebury asbo
  • Score: 7

1:23am Sat 18 Jan 14

triggerhappy says...

Kiki1973 wrote:
triggerhappy wrote:
Kiki1973 wrote:
Irrespective of whether you like using it or not, it's illegal and was upgraded to a Class b drug as it's a gateway drug (an no, i'm not going to get into discussions about how alcohol isas well, we all know that already). What has been missed from this article is that directly across the road from this house is a drug rehab centre; really a cra*py place to put a cannabis farm, right in front of people who are trying to get off drugs (who you can be sure would know its there). I agree; drug dealers should be put away; hard, long sentences are the only way to stop this. We let many people off lightly here; in some US states, being high is considered possession, and you get a proper sentence for it. You want to clean up anti social behaviour, raise the cost of alcohol and give very harsh sentences to dealers. If you're not prepared to do that, then don't even bother posting about any anti-social behaviour in the town and how the Police and council do nothing about it; quite clearly they are, as can be seen here.
In some US states, its legal to buy and smoke weed for recreational use.

So much money is wasted on this stupid drug war, as for being a gateway drug; people who want to experiment with other drugs probably will, regardless of whether they have smoked weed or not. I for one have never tried any illegal drug but I do enjoy the occasional bit of weed.
Weed is an illegal drug. That's kind of the point.
Sorry. I meant to say any other illegal drug.

Although I do consider cannabis a plant as opposed to a drug.
[quote][p][bold]Kiki1973[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]triggerhappy[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Kiki1973[/bold] wrote: Irrespective of whether you like using it or not, it's illegal and was upgraded to a Class b drug as it's a gateway drug (an no, i'm not going to get into discussions about how alcohol isas well, we all know that already). What has been missed from this article is that directly across the road from this house is a drug rehab centre; really a cra*py place to put a cannabis farm, right in front of people who are trying to get off drugs (who you can be sure would know its there). I agree; drug dealers should be put away; hard, long sentences are the only way to stop this. We let many people off lightly here; in some US states, being high is considered possession, and you get a proper sentence for it. You want to clean up anti social behaviour, raise the cost of alcohol and give very harsh sentences to dealers. If you're not prepared to do that, then don't even bother posting about any anti-social behaviour in the town and how the Police and council do nothing about it; quite clearly they are, as can be seen here.[/p][/quote]In some US states, its legal to buy and smoke weed for recreational use. So much money is wasted on this stupid drug war, as for being a gateway drug; people who want to experiment with other drugs probably will, regardless of whether they have smoked weed or not. I for one have never tried any illegal drug but I do enjoy the occasional bit of weed.[/p][/quote]Weed is an illegal drug. That's kind of the point.[/p][/quote]Sorry. I meant to say any other illegal drug. Although I do consider cannabis a plant as opposed to a drug. triggerhappy
  • Score: -2

11:42am Sun 19 Jan 14

Dr Martin says...

scrumpyjack wrote:
Dr Martin wrote:
scrumpyjack wrote:
kalebmoledirt wrote:
spiderpig wrote:
Sir Beachy Head wrote:
lock up every first time drug offender for 5 years.
That is such a stupid comment as others have already said, in todays society you are saying lock up about 80% of people if not more, almost everybody tries a bit of puff at some stage in their lives in fact there would be no society because we would all be in jail!
Where did you get that statistic?
From an article on the BBC news site:

"A survey last October revealed that a greater percentage of UK adults use cannabis than in any other country of the European Union.

One in ten British adults use the drug, or have done in the last 12 months, the European Union Drugs Agency figures suggested.

And the problem is also common in schools, where almost half of all pupils have tried cannabis by the time they leave. "


From the Guardian:

Around 12m people have tried an illegal drug in their lifetime according to the latest statistics.
links?
Google it
Did you want another go?
[quote][p][bold]scrumpyjack[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Dr Martin[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]scrumpyjack[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]kalebmoledirt[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]spiderpig[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sir Beachy Head[/bold] wrote: lock up every first time drug offender for 5 years.[/p][/quote]That is such a stupid comment as others have already said, in todays society you are saying lock up about 80% of people if not more, almost everybody tries a bit of puff at some stage in their lives in fact there would be no society because we would all be in jail![/p][/quote]Where did you get that statistic?[/p][/quote]From an article on the BBC news site: "A survey last October revealed that a greater percentage of UK adults use cannabis than in any other country of the European Union. One in ten British adults use the drug, or have done in the last 12 months, the European Union Drugs Agency figures suggested. And the problem is also common in schools, where almost half of all pupils have tried cannabis by the time they leave. " From the Guardian: Around 12m people have tried an illegal drug in their lifetime according to the latest statistics.[/p][/quote]links?[/p][/quote]Google it[/p][/quote]Did you want another go? Dr Martin
  • Score: 2

12:40pm Sun 19 Jan 14

stevobath says...

Kiki1973 wrote:
Irrespective of whether you like using it or not, it's illegal and was upgraded to a Class b drug as it's a gateway drug (an no, i'm not going to get into discussions about how alcohol isas well, we all know that already). What has been missed from this article is that directly across the road from this house is a drug rehab centre; really a cra*py place to put a cannabis farm, right in front of people who are trying to get off drugs (who you can be sure would know its there). I agree; drug dealers should be put away; hard, long sentences are the only way to stop this. We let many people off lightly here; in some US states, being high is considered possession, and you get a proper sentence for it. You want to clean up anti social behaviour, raise the cost of alcohol and give very harsh sentences to dealers. If you're not prepared to do that, then don't even bother posting about any anti-social behaviour in the town and how the Police and council do nothing about it; quite clearly they are, as can be seen here.
Don't know if you read much about USA? A lot of states have now decriminalised pot. You can buy it legally.
The pathetic 'War On DRugs' started by Nixon has been a total failure.
USA has the highest prison population in the World, an increasing drugs problem & still insists on wasting billions on a scheme that clearly doesn't work.

Problem is the 'War On Drugs' has become big business in itself.
When you hear top police officers suggesting legalisation you know that the WOD is pointless & never will work.
[quote][p][bold]Kiki1973[/bold] wrote: Irrespective of whether you like using it or not, it's illegal and was upgraded to a Class b drug as it's a gateway drug (an no, i'm not going to get into discussions about how alcohol isas well, we all know that already). What has been missed from this article is that directly across the road from this house is a drug rehab centre; really a cra*py place to put a cannabis farm, right in front of people who are trying to get off drugs (who you can be sure would know its there). I agree; drug dealers should be put away; hard, long sentences are the only way to stop this. We let many people off lightly here; in some US states, being high is considered possession, and you get a proper sentence for it. You want to clean up anti social behaviour, raise the cost of alcohol and give very harsh sentences to dealers. If you're not prepared to do that, then don't even bother posting about any anti-social behaviour in the town and how the Police and council do nothing about it; quite clearly they are, as can be seen here.[/p][/quote]Don't know if you read much about USA? A lot of states have now decriminalised pot. You can buy it legally. The pathetic 'War On DRugs' started by Nixon has been a total failure. USA has the highest prison population in the World, an increasing drugs problem & still insists on wasting billions on a scheme that clearly doesn't work. Problem is the 'War On Drugs' has become big business in itself. When you hear top police officers suggesting legalisation you know that the WOD is pointless & never will work. stevobath
  • Score: -5

2:46pm Sun 19 Jan 14

Dr Martin says...

stevobath wrote:
Kiki1973 wrote:
Irrespective of whether you like using it or not, it's illegal and was upgraded to a Class b drug as it's a gateway drug (an no, i'm not going to get into discussions about how alcohol isas well, we all know that already). What has been missed from this article is that directly across the road from this house is a drug rehab centre; really a cra*py place to put a cannabis farm, right in front of people who are trying to get off drugs (who you can be sure would know its there). I agree; drug dealers should be put away; hard, long sentences are the only way to stop this. We let many people off lightly here; in some US states, being high is considered possession, and you get a proper sentence for it. You want to clean up anti social behaviour, raise the cost of alcohol and give very harsh sentences to dealers. If you're not prepared to do that, then don't even bother posting about any anti-social behaviour in the town and how the Police and council do nothing about it; quite clearly they are, as can be seen here.
Don't know if you read much about USA? A lot of states have now decriminalised pot. You can buy it legally.
The pathetic 'War On DRugs' started by Nixon has been a total failure.
USA has the highest prison population in the World, an increasing drugs problem & still insists on wasting billions on a scheme that clearly doesn't work.

Problem is the 'War On Drugs' has become big business in itself.
When you hear top police officers suggesting legalisation you know that the WOD is pointless & never will work.
just a point here, you say that many states have declassification/leg
alisation and yet have a more prisoners and a big drug problem I can see the connection
[quote][p][bold]stevobath[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Kiki1973[/bold] wrote: Irrespective of whether you like using it or not, it's illegal and was upgraded to a Class b drug as it's a gateway drug (an no, i'm not going to get into discussions about how alcohol isas well, we all know that already). What has been missed from this article is that directly across the road from this house is a drug rehab centre; really a cra*py place to put a cannabis farm, right in front of people who are trying to get off drugs (who you can be sure would know its there). I agree; drug dealers should be put away; hard, long sentences are the only way to stop this. We let many people off lightly here; in some US states, being high is considered possession, and you get a proper sentence for it. You want to clean up anti social behaviour, raise the cost of alcohol and give very harsh sentences to dealers. If you're not prepared to do that, then don't even bother posting about any anti-social behaviour in the town and how the Police and council do nothing about it; quite clearly they are, as can be seen here.[/p][/quote]Don't know if you read much about USA? A lot of states have now decriminalised pot. You can buy it legally. The pathetic 'War On DRugs' started by Nixon has been a total failure. USA has the highest prison population in the World, an increasing drugs problem & still insists on wasting billions on a scheme that clearly doesn't work. Problem is the 'War On Drugs' has become big business in itself. When you hear top police officers suggesting legalisation you know that the WOD is pointless & never will work.[/p][/quote]just a point here, you say that many states have declassification/leg alisation and yet have a more prisoners and a big drug problem I can see the connection Dr Martin
  • Score: 2

2:00pm Thu 23 Jan 14

a.m.n.s123 says...

Hang on...... Prohibition...80 years ago it was illegal to drink alcohol in the States. I seem to be reading cliché after cliche about this "pot smoking hippies" mentality, I mean, get back to reality already. Perhaps people can start doing some research on their own and stop relying on the mainstream media to spoon feed them inaccurate one sided stories... the advancement in cancer research for example...yup thats right, cannabis oil is killing cancer cells and leaving every other cell HEALTHY, unlike chemo and radiotherapy which kill every cell in sight. Also the story of Charlotte who suffered from daily seizures, taken her off the doctor recommended drugs (which are manufactured, processed chemicals, far worse than something that is organic and natural) and started her on cannabis oil. Now she has one or two fits a month instead of 300 a week.

Here is the link to an article http://www.npr.org/b
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rijuana-extract-for-
child-seizures

It's a real shame that our media and government have clouded so many peoples judgment and formed so many peoples opinions for them. We really need to start educating ourselves so we can stop the ignorance.

Cancer Research UK is a great place to start- a drug called Sativex which is used for pain. synthesised CBD's and THC (both present in cannabis).
http://www.cancerres
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Now you are armed with some information ask yourself....why is cannabis illegal here? No...some of you still not guessed yet? Well a really good reason is Big Phama, can you imagine how much money and business the pharmaceutical companies would loose?
Hello economy crash!!
Hang on...... Prohibition...80 years ago it was illegal to drink alcohol in the States. I seem to be reading cliché after cliche about this "pot smoking hippies" mentality, I mean, get back to reality already. Perhaps people can start doing some research on their own and stop relying on the mainstream media to spoon feed them inaccurate one sided stories... the advancement in cancer research for example...yup thats right, cannabis oil is killing cancer cells and leaving every other cell HEALTHY, unlike chemo and radiotherapy which kill every cell in sight. Also the story of Charlotte who suffered from daily seizures, taken her off the doctor recommended drugs (which are manufactured, processed chemicals, far worse than something that is organic and natural) and started her on cannabis oil. Now she has one or two fits a month instead of 300 a week. Here is the link to an article http://www.npr.org/b logs/health/2014/01/ 16/262481852/florida -bill-would-allow-ma rijuana-extract-for- child-seizures It's a real shame that our media and government have clouded so many peoples judgment and formed so many peoples opinions for them. We really need to start educating ourselves so we can stop the ignorance. Cancer Research UK is a great place to start- a drug called Sativex which is used for pain. synthesised CBD's and THC (both present in cannabis). http://www.cancerres earchuk.org/cancer-h elp/trials/a-study-l ooking-at-dexanabino l-for-advanced-cance r? SearchQuery=and%28co ntent%3astring%28%22 Cannabis%22%2cmode%3 d%22simpleall%22%29% 29and%28crdtype%3ast ring%28%22ClinicalTr ial%22%29%29and%28cr trialstatus%3astring %28%22Open%22%29%29& AdvancedSearchFormTy pe=research_and_tria ls_adv_search_form&O ffsetValue=2 Heres another in the british cancer journal (a study in Madrid) http://www.nature.co m/bjc/journal/v95/n2 /abs/6603236a.html And here is the list of studies that have taken place....http://www. collective-evolution .com/2013/08/23/20-m edical-studies-that- prove-cannabis-can-c ure-cancer/ Now you are armed with some information ask yourself....why is cannabis illegal here? No...some of you still not guessed yet? Well a really good reason is Big Phama, can you imagine how much money and business the pharmaceutical companies would loose? Hello economy crash!! a.m.n.s123
  • Score: -1

3:39pm Thu 23 Jan 14

B.A.T.A.G. says...

a.m.n.s123 wrote:
Hang on...... Prohibition...80 years ago it was illegal to drink alcohol in the States. I seem to be reading cliché after cliche about this "pot smoking hippiesYes I agree but these drugs are prescribed drugs and are taken at prescribed
times by the G.P. we are talking about UNPERSCIBED DRUGS that can be taken just to give you buzz at any time of the day and some junkies cause a problem to ordinary everyday people by abuse etc. when they go out and even the few junkies that are taken to hospital because of an overdose wasting medical staffs time which could be spent on those poor patients that really need help and care.
[quote][p][bold]a.m.n.s123[/bold] wrote: Hang on...... Prohibition...80 years ago it was illegal to drink alcohol in the States. I seem to be reading cliché after cliche about this "pot smoking hippiesYes I agree but these drugs are prescribed drugs and are taken at prescribed times by the G.P. we are talking about UNPERSCIBED DRUGS that can be taken just to give you buzz at any time of the day and some junkies cause a problem to ordinary everyday people by abuse etc. when they go out and even the few junkies that are taken to hospital because of an overdose wasting medical staffs time which could be spent on those poor patients that really need help and care. B.A.T.A.G.
  • Score: 0

6:51pm Mon 10 Feb 14

Dr Martin says...

a.m.n.s123 wrote:
Hang on...... Prohibition...80 years ago it was illegal to drink alcohol in the States. I seem to be reading cliché after cliche about this "pot smoking hippies" mentality, I mean, get back to reality already. Perhaps people can start doing some research on their own and stop relying on the mainstream media to spoon feed them inaccurate one sided stories... the advancement in cancer research for example...yup thats right, cannabis oil is killing cancer cells and leaving every other cell HEALTHY, unlike chemo and radiotherapy which kill every cell in sight. Also the story of Charlotte who suffered from daily seizures, taken her off the doctor recommended drugs (which are manufactured, processed chemicals, far worse than something that is organic and natural) and started her on cannabis oil. Now she has one or two fits a month instead of 300 a week.

Here is the link to an article http://www.npr.org/b

logs/health/2014/01/

16/262481852/florida

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rijuana-extract-for-

child-seizures

It's a real shame that our media and government have clouded so many peoples judgment and formed so many peoples opinions for them. We really need to start educating ourselves so we can stop the ignorance.

Cancer Research UK is a great place to start- a drug called Sativex which is used for pain. synthesised CBD's and THC (both present in cannabis).
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Now you are armed with some information ask yourself....why is cannabis illegal here? No...some of you still not guessed yet? Well a really good reason is Big Phama, can you imagine how much money and business the pharmaceutical companies would loose?
Hello economy crash!!
The medicinal cannabis card, this debate and many others are about people wanting to be stoned
[quote][p][bold]a.m.n.s123[/bold] wrote: Hang on...... Prohibition...80 years ago it was illegal to drink alcohol in the States. I seem to be reading cliché after cliche about this "pot smoking hippies" mentality, I mean, get back to reality already. Perhaps people can start doing some research on their own and stop relying on the mainstream media to spoon feed them inaccurate one sided stories... the advancement in cancer research for example...yup thats right, cannabis oil is killing cancer cells and leaving every other cell HEALTHY, unlike chemo and radiotherapy which kill every cell in sight. Also the story of Charlotte who suffered from daily seizures, taken her off the doctor recommended drugs (which are manufactured, processed chemicals, far worse than something that is organic and natural) and started her on cannabis oil. Now she has one or two fits a month instead of 300 a week. Here is the link to an article http://www.npr.org/b logs/health/2014/01/ 16/262481852/florida -bill-would-allow-ma rijuana-extract-for- child-seizures It's a real shame that our media and government have clouded so many peoples judgment and formed so many peoples opinions for them. We really need to start educating ourselves so we can stop the ignorance. Cancer Research UK is a great place to start- a drug called Sativex which is used for pain. synthesised CBD's and THC (both present in cannabis). http://www.cancerres earchuk.org/cancer-h elp/trials/a-study-l ooking-at-dexanabino l-for-advanced-cance r? SearchQuery=and%28co ntent%3astring%28%22 Cannabis%22%2cmode%3 d%22simpleall%22%29% 29and%28crdtype%3ast ring%28%22ClinicalTr ial%22%29%29and%28cr trialstatus%3astring %28%22Open%22%29%29& amp; AdvancedSearchFormTy pe=research_and_tria ls_adv_search_form&a mp;O ffsetValue=2 Heres another in the british cancer journal (a study in Madrid) http://www.nature.co m/bjc/journal/v95/n2 /abs/6603236a.html And here is the list of studies that have taken place....http://www. collective-evolution .com/2013/08/23/20-m edical-studies-that- prove-cannabis-can-c ure-cancer/ Now you are armed with some information ask yourself....why is cannabis illegal here? No...some of you still not guessed yet? Well a really good reason is Big Phama, can you imagine how much money and business the pharmaceutical companies would loose? Hello economy crash!![/p][/quote]The medicinal cannabis card, this debate and many others are about people wanting to be stoned Dr Martin
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