High tea will be on offer in Knysna next month, if a Rastafarian community opens the country’s first dagga “coffee shop”.
Marijuana is still illegal in Canada but there’s a street in Vancouver that makes San Francisco’s Haight-Ashbury look G-rated.
DRUGS are a subject of constant social debate - and none more so, it seems, than cannabis.
A Jamaican chef who made hundreds of thousands of pounds selling cannabis in the back room of his Clapham caf has seen his empire go up in smoke.
Scotland’s first cannabis café has been put up for sale by its owner because of the “stress and pressure” of starting the business.
Jailed cannabis café owner Chris Baldwin was transferred to an open prison and then whisked back to a closed cell within hours with his privileges taken away.
A SCOTS MP has called on the Government not to let drug dealers use the downgrading of cannabis as an opportunity to set up dope cafes.
The prime minister has been urged not to let drug dealers use the downgrading of cannabis as an opportunity to set up cannabis cafes.
Commenting on the reclassification of cannabis, the actions of the Purple Haze Café and the backing by the Scottish Socialist Party of drug dens across Scotland, Scottish Conservative justice spokesman, Annabel Goldie said:
The opening last week of a cannabis cafe in Edinburgh, in the shadow of the Scottish executive, attracted all the usual suspects, discovered Tom Lappin
SCOTLAND’S first cannabis cafe faces being closed down after its landlord threatened to take legal action to stop the city venue being used for drug taking.
TWO policemen flanked the doors of the Purple Haze cafe in Leith at 4pm, as Scotland’s first ever cannabis cafe prepared to open its doors.
STEVEN ENGLAND, who claimed to have a secret stash of dope in his pocket, was at the head of the queue when Scotland’s first cannabis café opened yesterday.
Three people have been arrested for drugs offences at Scotland’s first cannabis cafe.
ON Thursday at 4pm, history will be made. Scotland’s first cannabis cafe will open its doors to acclaim from a crowd of assorted ‘stoners’, ageing hippies and even a few trendy middle-class professionals.
Supporters of cannabis campaigner Chris Baldwin are calling for him to be released from prison.
THE owner of a shop which sells cannabis paraphernalia has been cleared of possessing the drug with intent to supply.
A cannabis campaigner cleared of supplying the drug in a landmark ruling is to seek a royal pardon for a jailed Worthing cafe owner.
A north Wales man has been cleared of supplying cannabis to sick people in what may be a landmark case. Jeffrey Ditchfield, 43, from Rhyl, was found not guilty of the possession of cannabis with intent to supply after he told a jury at Chester Crown Court that he had only supplied it to the sick to try to help them.
A CANNABIS campaigner last night vowed to continue supplying the drug after being cleared of dealing. Jeff Ditchfield, from Rhyl, was found not guilty of possession and intent to supply the drug after a Chester Crown Court jury heard he gave it to people for medical reasons.
Friends and supporters of a man behind a town’s cannabis coffee shop are to protest at the Houses of Parliament against his jail sentence.
A CANNABIS campaigner set himself up as “a pharmacy” for people he decided needed the drug, a court was told yesterday. Jeff Ditchfield, who wanted to open a Dutch-style coffee shop in Rhyl, told police he would give the drug freely as a medicine to relieve suffering.