26 Sep 2011

Minutes Of LCA Management Committee Meeting Held 11th March 2011

LCAApproved minutes of management committee meeting 11-03-11Peter Reynolds 18-05-11 Attendees: DB Don BarnardMP Mark PalmerPR Peter ReynoldsSW Stuart WarwickJW Janice Wells 1. PR took the chair.2. The meeting agreed that the people present constituted the Alliance Administration under the terms of the existing constitution.3. The meeting agreed that PR be appointed leader and SW deputy leader in accordance with the recent ballot of the membership.4. ...

24 Sep 2011

“Judge Vows To Put Anyone Growing Cannabis Immediately Behind Bars”

SHEFFIELD'S top judge has issued a stark warning to anyone caught growing cannabis in South Yorkshire - immediate prison awaits."Cannabis is a dangerous drug and those who bring it into existence must be punished."Read the full story here. I have written to Judge Goldsack and also to the Sheffield newspapers.Your Honour,I am writing to you concerning your recent statements about cannabis as published in the Sheffield Telegraph and The Star.With great respect, you are entitled to pass judgement in...

21 Sep 2011

PCC Complaint. The Daily Mirror, 3rd September 2011

----- Original Message -----From: Peter ReynoldsTo: [email protected]: Friday, September 09, 2011 9:40 PMSubject: Complaint against the Daily Mirror, issue dated 3rd September 2011 Dear Sirs, "Cannabis given to hospital patients", the Daily Mirror, 02-09-11 I wish to make a complaint concerning the above article which is still available online at: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/top-stories/2011/09/03/cannabis-given-to-hospital-patients-115875-23391736/ I make the complaint on my own account but also in my capacity as the Leader of Cannabis Law Reform (CLEAR), a UK...

20 Sep 2011

PCC Complaint. The Sun, 3rd September 2011

----- Original Message -----From: Peter ReynoldsTo: [email protected]: Friday, September 09, 2011 9:28 PMSubject: Complaint against The Sun, issue dated 3rd September 2011 Dear Sirs, "Cannabis hope for Big C patients", The Sun, 03-09-11 I wish to make a complaint concerning the above article which is still available online at: http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/3792155/Cannabis-hope-for-Big-C-patients.html I make the complaint on my own account but also in my capacity as the Leader of Cannabis Law Reform (CLEAR), a UK political party, of...

20 Sep 2011

PCC Complaint. The Daily Mail, 2nd September 2011

----- Original Message -----From: Peter ReynoldsTo: [email protected]: Friday, September 09, 2011 9:14 PMSubject: Complaint against the Daily Mail, issue dated 2nd September 2011 Dear Sirs, "Cannabis is used for first time in hospitals to relieve pain of terminal cancer patients", the Daily Mail, 02-09-11 I wish to make a complaint concerning the above article which is still available online at: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2033021/Doctors-treat-patients-pain-relieving-cannabis-drug-used-time-hospitals.html? I make the complaint on my own account but also in my capacity as the...

20 Sep 2011

PCC Complaint. Manchester Evening News, 2nd September 2011

----- Original Message -----From: Peter ReynoldsTo: [email protected]: Friday, September 09, 2011 2:14 AMSubject: Complaint against the Manchester Evening News, issue dated 2nd September 2011 Dear Sirs, "Hospitals in Greater Manchester to treat patients with cannabis", the Manchester Evening News, 02-09-11 I wish to make a complaint concerning the above article which is still available online at: http://menmedia.co.uk/manchestereveningnews/news/health/s/1457775_hospitals-in-greater-manchester-to-treat-patients-with-cannabis I make the complaint on my own account but also in my capacity as the Leader of Cannabis Law...

18 Sep 2011

Asking the government to support Tokepure

Writing to the government about cannabis policy is a very depressing pass-time really, if you get a reply at all it's usually a variation of the standard letter they send out to everyone. Actually, most of the time unless you write to your own MP letters to ministers are often simply ignored, you are only guaranteed a response from your own MP and even then it may be no more than a "Thank you for...

14 Sep 2011

A CLEAR Plan For The Regulation Of Cannabis In Britain

Today, just over Oliver Cromwell's shoulder in the Jubilee Room, in the heart of the Houses of Parliament, CLEAR is publishing the two most significant documents ever for the British cannabis movement.A Clear Plan for the Regulation of Cannabis in BritainTaxing the UK Cannabis MarketNever before have the arguments for an end to the prohibition of cannabis been presented so cogently.Please, take this information and use it to advance the cause: to heal the sick, to break the...

13 Sep 2011

The Many Uses of Hemp Part 2

By Nuff Said Originally published in ISMOKE magazine In Part 1 we took a look at just a couple of the benefits of hemp - Hemp for fuel and Hemp for paper. Now we will delve into more uses for this wonderful plant - Hemp for Textiles and Hemp for Building Materials. Now I know you're thinking: "Just how can this one plant have any more uses?!" - Well it does, and a...

13 Sep 2011

The many uses of Hemp

By Nuff Said Originally from ISMOKE magazine Part 1 Hemp is quite probably the most useful raw material on the planet. Its uses are well documented; for example as fuel, fibre and paper amongst many other things. Its use dates back thousands of years, and UKCIA explains that: "Cannabis hemp was widely grown across Britain in the Middle Ages, from at least 800 to 1800 AD, though the amount grown varied widely through the centuries....