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Will Uruguay Be High?

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In pursuit of their World Cup ambitions, England must face Uruguay, the only country in the world where cannabis is fully legalised and regulated by the government.

But is cannabis a performance enhancing drug? Will the Uruguay players have an unfair advantage?

In America there is much debate about cannabis in sport.  It is widespread in baseball, football and almost de rigueur in ice hockey.

The evidence is that moderate cannabis use probably is performance enhancing, in that it will improve recovery, healing and general health.  Used as an intoxicant it will dull the senses for a while but far less than a night on the San Miguel.

Of course, if you’re not playing then both together is also fully acceptable in polite society nowadays, particularly if you also have a doctor’s recommendation.  So how can sport regulators deal with that?  Is it just medicine?

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June 18, 2014 at 9:10 pm

Hope Springs From Colorado And Washington

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After a long night watching the election results come in, my heart bursting with joy at the news from Colorado and Washington, it was time to take the dogs for a walk.

On top of the hill, way over in the west I can definitely see hope shining out.

There was time for just a few tears, then back to work…

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November 7, 2012 at 1:12 pm

WANTED. DEAD OR ALIVE.

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For gross violation of all the ethics of friendship.

For deserting his friends and mates and running off to the US of A.

For flagrantly, negligently and with smug aforethought, glorifying in his experience of Colorado’s finest farms, dispensaries and marijuana with no thought whatsoever for the misery and dereliction of his chums…

Left behind…

In Blighty.

THIS MAN MUST BE CAUGHT!

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May 9, 2011 at 11:17 pm

Super High Me

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April 25, 2011 at 7:56 am

The Inane Incompetence Of A Prohibitionist Politician

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On the back foot all the way through, desperately trying to dig himself out of a hole, eventually breathing a sigh of relief as he thinks he’s blagged his way through it.

The utter hypocrisy, lack of sincerity, evident embarrassment at the idea he has to support but he doesn’t know why.

In fact, Stephen Harper, prime minister of Canada, your stumbling, faltering, clumsy words are as eloquent as it is possible to be AGAINST prohibition!

Written by Peter Reynolds

April 15, 2011 at 10:30 pm

Clearing The Smoke: The Science Of Cannabis

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This excellent new documentary from MontanaPBS features Dr Lester Grinspoon, Dr. Igor Grant, Director of the Center for Medicinal Cannabis Research and Dr. Eric Voth,  Drug Policy Advisor to Presidents Reagan, Bush Senior, Clinton and Bush Junior.

You can watch the film here.

Written by Peter Reynolds

March 4, 2011 at 12:43 pm

ISMOKE Magazine Issue 2

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The second edition of ISMOKE magazine is now available here.  It promises to be even better than the first.

The contents are:

  • Lead Editorial – Nuff Said
  • Cannabis Is A Wonderful Thing – Peter Reynolds
  • Cannabis In The News
  • Meet The Sprayer – Nuff Said
  • An Interview With Jason Reed – Nuff Said
  • Bud Porn – THCDUDEUK
  • Strain Reviews – The Cannablog
  • When There’s A Wall, There’s A Way – Clark French
  • Twisted Logic, You Know It Makes Sense – Jason Reed
  • Marijuana Myths: The Dangers Of Smoking Cannabis – Cure Ukay
  • The New Legalise Cannabis Alliance – Peter Reynolds
  • Recreational Or Medical: A Distinction Without A Difference – Alun Buffry
  • UKCIA – Derek Williams
  • Your Pictures
  • My Sacrament – Jakub Carter (FRANKDONTKNOWJACK)
  • Around The World – Cannabis College Amsterdam
  • Stateside: Nuff Said Reaches Out To Farmer Tom
  • Blogs You Should Read – Nuff Said
  • Cannabis Strains – Rags (THCTALK)
  • ISMOKE Reviews – Nuff Said
  • How To Do Your Bit For The Cannabis Campaign – Nuff Said
  • ISMOKE Competition
  • My Story – Luke Bunce
  • Visitor Map On ISMOKEHerb
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