Why Smoking Cannabis Makes You So Hungry

If you've ever smoked weed, chances are you've also taken that regrettable trip to Tesco Extra and stocked up on cheap biscuits, Rustlers burgers and any other colourfully packaged snacks. Next day you wake up surrounded in wrappers, and wonder: WHY? Read More >>

Cooking with Cannabis: How to Make Weed Butter

Getting your dose of THC shouldn't require coughing and hacking through bong hits or spending hundreds on vaporisers. Here's how to give your cooking a dash of psychedelic deliciousness. Read More >>

Drug Dealers Turn Old Nuclear Bunker into Massive Cannabis Factory

Around 400 cannabis plants with a possible street value of around £650,000 were pulled out of tunnels beneath Kidderminster, after local drug growers broke into an abandoned nuclear bunker and installed their own hydroponic equipment to grow dope. Read More >>

Scratch 'n Sniff Drug Cards: The Perfect Present For the Oblivious Parent in Your Life

Crimestoppers, the 'innovative startup' known for 'disrupting the industry' through its extensive use of crowdsourcing, is at it again. Rather than showing slightly grainy stop-motion TV footage of some mugger, though, they're handing out scratch cards to educate the population to what weed smells like. Read More >>

How on Earth are 25,000 People in the UK Stealing Electricity?

According to power industry regulator Ofgem, some 25,000 people every year are caught trying to steal electricity, with around one third of those using their stolen electricity to help power illegal cannabis farms. Read More >>

Cannabis Scratch-and-Sniff Is the New Craze From Crimestoppers

Don't know what a bit of weed smells like? Crimestoppers has got you covered with its brand new scratch-and-sniff cards. Because everyone needs know what cannabis smells like, right? Read More >>

Is This a Genuine Experiment or the World's Most Unsubtle Honeytrap?

Live in the UK? Like to grow yourself a bit of cannabis on the side? Then a new scientific project wants YOUR help in profiling the sort of people who grow weed. Old or young, benefits scrounger or free-rolling high-powered lawyer, whoever you are, Gary Potter and his team of crack criminologists want all the dirt on your growing tricks. Read More >>

Home Economics: Now With Added Weed

The wonders of school days never cease to amaze me. Apparently a load of 14-year-olds had to be taken to hospital, after one bright spark thought it'd be a good idea to shove a load of weed into his brownie mix while in a cookery lesson. Read More >>

Brighton Should Become Europe's New Marijuana Holiday Spot, Says Green Party Man

The streets of London's favourite debauched coastal getaway town could turn into an even bigger mess at the weekend, thanks to a Green party spokesman putting out the idea that cannabis could be decriminalised within its limits, creating a little English Amsterdam on the south coast. Read More >>

Cocaine Levels Found In the Air Can be Traced and Connected to Crime

Scientists can now accurately detect drugs floating in the air. They also have found statistical relationships between atmospheric cocaine levels and certain types of cancers, as well as a connection between marijuana levels and mental disorders. Read More >>

Inside Your Brain on Cannabis: Cognitive Chaos

We already know that smoking (or otherwise ingesting) pot causes an uncoordinated brain. Now scientists say they've discovered the mechanism behind pot brain clumsiness, and it could lead to better treatments for schizophrenia. Read More >>

Smoking Pot Will Make You Sad If You Have the Wrong Genetics

The results of a 5-year study of adolescents in The Netherlands shows that young people with a certain gene variant are more vulnerable to depression when they smoke pot. Read More >>


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