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5 Species Of Magic Mushroom That Grow Wild In The UK

It’s mushroom season in the northern hemisphere. And that means that the green and pleasant fields and forests of the UK are littered with funghi – some of it of …

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Is Cannabis A Performance Enhancing Drug?

Although cannabis has long been associated with a lack of motivation, the stereotype of a couch-locked, lazy stoner is being clouded by an increasing number of people using it in …

5 Observations From Consuming Cannabis Before Exercise

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A Quick History Of Smokable Hemp Flower In The UK

I’m blown away by the quality of CBD flower these days. Four years ago when I started High & Polite, the idea of smoking hemp buds for their CBD content …

3 Unmissable Black Friday Deals On CBD Products (Flower, Vapes And Extracts)

That hectic time of the year when your favourite shops are offering crazy discounts in order to kickstart the holiday spending season is upon us.  But with so many Black …

15 Minutes Of Strength Training A Day Increases Endocannabinoids, Reduces Pain And Inflammation

You don’t need to go for long runs or exercise for hours to get benefits. In fact, just 15 minutes of strength training each day is enough to boost your …

Are Lab Grown Cannabinoids The Future?

Scientists are fermenting genetically engineered microbes in order to create pure cannabinoids in a laboratory without cannabis plants.  ‘Precision Fermentation’ (PF) is a term that refers to the integration of genetic engineering with fermentation.   …

Hemp Flower Review: Super Lemon Haze and White Widow From NaturalStrains

Over the past several years there has been a growing demand for CBD flower. Finding CBD bud online isn’t difficult, but finding high-quality CBD bud is. That’s why I’m constantly on the lookout for …

Beat the Boredom: Five Creative Ways to Take CBD

It is true that CBD has exploded in popularity in recent years. Once a relatively unknown herbal extract, CBD products are now being picked up by everyone from athletes to …

Are Drugs Inherently Dangerous?

Green Party minister Lorna Slater has put the cat amongst the pigeons by speaking the truth about the current unviable situation regarding drug laws in the United Kingdom.  She sparked …

5 Species Of Magic Mushroom That Grow Wild In The UK

It’s mushroom season in the northern hemisphere. And that means that the green and pleasant fields and forests of the UK are littered with funghi – some of it of …

Will The Channel Islands Legalise Recreational Cannabis Before The UK?

The Channel Islands are already ahead of the UK in capitalising on the liberation of cannabis. And they may stretch that lead as the legalisation of recreational cannabis could be …

Woman in 80s Shrinks Lung Tumour By 75% With Cannabis Oil Despite Still Smoking Cigarettes

A smoker in her 80s has seen a 75% reduction in the size of her lung cancer tumour after using cannabis oil, despite continuing to smoke cigarettes, according to a …

5 Undeniable Reasons To Grow Your Own Weed In The UK

Cannabis is the most common illegal drug in the UK. It’s not unusual to smell it as you walk down the street or through a local park. However, if you …

Review: Delta-8 Moon Rock And Hash From Budmother

For a while I’ve been dying to test out some delta 8 products. Delta-8 has been touted as the next big thing in cannabis for some time now – it’s effects are …

18 Scientifically Proven Ways To Enhance Your Endocannabinoid System

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When Will Buying Weed On Amazon Become A Reality?

In the United States, online superstore Amazon is encouraging Congress to approve federal legislation completely legalising cannabis.  As the world’s largest online retailer, this marks a significant shift in policy and reflects a new global acceptance of cannabis …

Young Brit Receives 25 Year Sentence In Dubai For CBD Oil

A 24-year-old football coach from the UK has been sentenced to 25 years in prison after Dubai police discovered four small bottles of CBD oil in his car.  Billy Hood …

The War On Cocaine Is Being Fought In A Darlington Toilet

Darlington Police have announced (apparently in a World’s first) that they will be slightly inconveniencing cocaine users by putting the toilet cisterns in pubs and clubs out of action for snorting with an amazing ‘Anti Cocaine’ spray.  According to …

Tell Your Parents: The Truth About Cannabis, Health And Addiction

A book was released in 2019 called ‘Tell Your Children: The Truth About Marijuana, Mental Illness, and Violence’. In it, author Alex Berenson warns that THC, the compound in cannabis …

Bristol Uni Just Says ‘No’ To Silly Drug Policy

Earlier this year, Home Secretary Priti Patel issued a stark warning that police might be instructed to conduct narcotics raids in student residences. A clear attempt at trying to manage …

What Happens If You’re Caught Growing Magic Mushrooms In The UK?

Did you know that, not so long ago, magic mushrooms used to be legal in the UK so long as they were fresh?  That’s right. You could pop into your …

5 Awesome Activities To Try After Smoking Weed

Smoking weed can be a lot of fun. The right dose of a doob can boost your mood, enhance your senses, and give your dreary day a sense of wonder.   …

Drug Prohibition Is Crumbling In Scotland. And It’s About Time

Faced with an uncooperative Westminster, Scottish law makers have announced that all drugs, including class A drugs, can now be dealt with by using a recorded warning by the Police.   The the new measures come …

How Magic Mushrooms Inspired This UK Cannabis Entrepreneur

Psilocybin mushrooms (you know, the magic ones) have a way of changing people’s perspectives and igniting fires of inspiration within them.  While many insights are very personal – shining a …

3 Major Reasons To Add CBD To Your Skincare Routine

CBD may be making waves as one of the most effective and reliable health-promoting supplements around, but did you know the natural compound found in cannabis plants is also great …

DMT Microdoses Stimulate Growth Of Brain Cells By 40%, Being Studied For Stroke Treatment

A pharmaceutical company has found that (in a petri dish) sub-perceptual doses of DMT increase the growth of brain cells by 40%.  The study was funded by Algernon Pharmaceuticals, who …

Is Cannabis Addiction Real?

The party line is that all drugs are addictive, and cannabis, being a drug, is therefore addictive too. The counter to this usually comes from the pro-cannabis camp, who say …

How To Start Your Own CBD Brand In The UK

CBD has burst onto the scene in a big way, and it’s still growing in popularity. If you know your stuff when it comes to cannabis and business and you …

How To Find Good Hash In The UK

One of the most common questions I get asked is “how can I get hold of some good hash in the UK?” Usually it’s from the more mature (ok, older) …

Don’t Miss The UK’s Biggest And Best Cannabis Expo-Festival

The UK’s biggest cannabis expo is returning this weekend after a year hiatus due to the pandemic.  Product Earth 2021, which will be celebrating its fifth year, will feature the …

Can You Drink, Smoke, Take Drugs And Still Be Healthy?

I regularly drink alcohol, smoke cannabis and tobacco, and indulge in other mind-bending drugs such as psilocybin, cocaine and MDMA – and have done so for over a decade.  By …

Why Do The British Mix Their Weed With Tobacco?

In the UK, most people roll their weed along with tobacco. This is the way I was shown when I first started smoking in my teens, and it wasn’t until …

Tables Turn As American Weed Now Being Trafficked Into Mexico

The traditional flow of illicit cannabis was from Mexico to America. However, as so-called Cali Weed gains popularity among high-end cannabis connoisseurs around the world, we’re now seeing American-grown cannabis …

Ketamine Clinic To Open In London For Treating Addiction And Mental Health Issues

The UK’s second ketamine-assisted psychotherapy clinic is set to open in London by the end of the year.  Awakn Clinics London is a psychedelic-focused therapy center to treat addiction and …

Review: Disposable Vape Pens From Graded Green

Being a busy person I am always on the look out for the best CBD products that can be used on the go. Like many people, sometimes I don’t have …

10 Profound Ways Lion’s Mane Mushroom Can Boost Your Health

With roots in traditional Chinese medicine, lion’s mane mushroom has been used for centuries to treat a wide range of ailments.  Nowadays, human and animal studies are starting to explain many of …

Review: CBD Distillate And Holy Grail Kush From IceHeadShop

Being a CBD enthusiast means I’m always on the search for new, high-quality products. One of my favourite shops is IceHeadShop as they never disappoint with an endless supply of …

Ultimate Guide to Microdosing Psilocybin Mushrooms

The consumption of magic mushrooms is nothing new. The practise is well documented throughout history with Mayan, Aztec, Siberian and Ancient Greek civilisations all known to consume mushrooms  for their …

6 Ways To Reduce Memory Impairment When Smoking Weed

Have you ever lost your train of thought after smoking a bunch of weed? Or how about being so high you completely forgot what you were talking about in the …

Grow Weed, Protect The NHS, Save Lives: How Legal Cannabis Can Help Protect The NHS

Protecting the NHS has never been so important. Which is why the UK government should let people grow cannabis.  Let me explain… New study A study just came out that …

Review: Concentrates And Herbal Mix From Graded Green

As a CBD enthusiast I’m always on the look-out for premium quality CBD extracts at reasonable prices. Recently, I’ve been hearing good things about Graded Green so I decided to give their products a …

Where To Buy Delta-8 THC In The UK

I first heard about Delta 8 THC products about a year or so ago, just as they were becoming popular in America.  Since then, I’ve watched interest in delta 8 …

Why Do Cannabis Users Have Lower BMI And Less Risk Of Obesity Than Non-Users?

A number of studies show that cannabis consumers have significantly lower BMI, less obesity, and better metabolic health than those who don’t consume – and that’s despite them eating more …

Where To Buy The Best CBD Hash In UK (And 5 Reasons To Try CBD Hash)

Hash used to be everywhere in the UK. Everything from soapbar to luxury imports from Morocco, Afghanistan and Nepal were always around. Not so much these days though. Unless you …

Can Psychedelics Help Heal The Trauma Of The Pandemic?

Many people have suffered throughout this last year-and-a-half, but perhaps none more so than frontline workers like doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals. Which is why one psychedelic company is …

7 Unexpected Ways Cannabis Can Enhance Your Health (Muscle Growth, Hormone Optimization, Blood Sugar Management)

This article has been sponsored by our friends at Ice Head Shop, where you can find awesome products like their 44% CBD squidy black hash – which we love! The …

The Truth About CBD Flower In The UK, And How One Company Is Raising The Bar

Hempelf’s new European facility is now open and their new range of CBD flower can be ordered throughout Europe here. I love CBD flower. It’s an amazingly effective and versatile …

Cannabis Root Extract Has Anti-Inflammatory Effects In Mice, Finds New Study

The roots of cannabis plants have been used to treat a range of ailments for thousands of years across many cultures. However, we’re only just starting to learn about the …

MDMA-Assisted Therapy Will Dramatically Transform PTSD Treatment, Suggests New Study

A new study has found that three doses of MDMA given alongside psychotherapy over the course of 18 weeks results in a “significant and robust” reduction of PTSD symptoms.  Functional impairment …

Cancard Owners Avoid Arrest And Keep Their Cannabis In 90 Out Of 93 Police Stops

Nearly 25,000 people in the UK have signed up for a Cancard since it was launched in January by founder Carly Barton.  In that time, 90 out of 93 stops …

3 Of The Coolest Cannabis Dispensaries In The World

While the UK continues to criminalise recreational cannabis consumers, in some parts of the world, entrepreneurs are forging ahead and bringing a new level of design and creativity to the …

How Psychedelics, Regenerative Farming And Bitcoin Can Save The World

The use of drugs like psilocybin, MDMA and cannabis offers a way to enhance health – particularly mental health – without the need for massive multinational pharmaceutical companies. Eating local, …

7 Signs You’re Smoking Too Much Weed

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Mushrooms, Ketamine And Weed Are The Safest Recreational Drugs

According to the world’s largest annual drug survey, out of all common recreational drugs, psilocybin mushrooms, ketamine and cannabis pose the smallest risk of needing medical treatment. The data comes …

What Is Ayahuasca And Is It Legal In The UK?

Ayahuasca is a South American entheogenic brew made out of a vine, shrub and sometimes other ingredients native to the Amazon Rainforest. The brew is known for its intense psychoactive properties and is used as a traditional spiritual …

7 HEALTHY Stoner Snacks For When You Get The Munchies, And 5 To Avoid!

I like to smoke weed for many reasons.  One reason is that it can make good food taste amazing. THC heightens your senses, so colours are brighter, sounds are louder …

5 Reasons To NOT Buy Cali Weed In The UK

The going rate for Cali Weed in the UK is around £100 for 3.5g, which is mind-boggling for many. It can be exceptionally nice bud – and is usually sold …

What Is A Weed Fast And Why Should You Do One?

My version of a weed-fast is more than just a tolerance break, it’s a way to rejuvenate your relationship with weed and the world.   By also abstaining from food for …

Will A Dry Herb Vaporizer Save Me Money In The Long Run?

The dry herb vaporizer is taking the world by storm. A device which was once unknown and unheard of, is now becoming more and more popular. Although this contraption looks …

New York Cannabis Taxes Will Be 30-45% Percent, Including THC Tax

You may have heard that New York just became the latest US state to approve recreational cannabis legalisation.  While that is great n’all – especially the provision that expunges certain …

How To Grow Magic Mushrooms In The UK

In recent years, the consumption of magic mushrooms has soared in popularity, largely thanks to many scientific studies revealing the vast health benefits associated with psilocybin consumption.  Potential benefits include …

Dry Herb Vape Review: Nectar Platinum Smart Vaporiser

I’ve been using the Nectar Platinum dry herb vape for a few months now and it has completed changed my smoking habits and taste. I have gone from smoking herb …

How To Talk To Your Parents About Cannabis

Do your parents know you consume cannabis? Have you talked to them about it? If they’re anything like mine, at first they’d be concerned and disapprove of your wacky baccy …

Dry Herb Vape Review: PAX 3

I’ve had a Pax 2 for over a year. While I’ve had no issues with it (I still think it’s one of the best vapes out there, especially for those …

How To Access Ketamine-Assisted Therapy In The UK

Newly opened Awakn Clinic in Bristol is offering a course of low-dose ketamine treatments alongside therapy sessions for people suffering with addiction, anxiety, depression, PTSD and eating disorders. While the …

Why I Escaped UK Lockdown To Smoke Weed In Mexico

I decided to escape from the UK’s long and arduous national lockdown to live in Mexico and smoke weed for the next six months.  But why would I want to …

How To Reduce Cannabis Withdrawal Symptoms (19 Science-Backed Ways To Reduce And Eliminate Symptoms)

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Where To Buy The Best Magic Mushroom Grow Kits In The UK

Psilocybin mushrooms – AKA magic mushrooms – may be illegal in the UK (for now), but did you know that magic mushroom spores and grow kits are completely legal? That’s …

5 Best Mushroom Coffee Products In The UK (2021)

I’ve recently become obsessed with mushrooms. Even more recently, I’ve become obsessed with mushroom coffee.  Which is why I decided to compile this list of the 5 best mushroom coffee …

How To Choose The Best Convection Vaporizer?

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. To learn more about how we operate, click here. Before the advent of vaporizers, the cannabis market was largely dominated by rolling papers, aesthetic …

What Are Magic Truffles And Are They Legal In The UK?

It was my birthday last week and my girlfriend surprised me by gifting me two packets of magic truffles. She’s a keeper all right! But what exactly are magic truffles? …

How Growing Your Own Drugs Can Help Decentralise Medicine And Empower Patients

When health care is motivated by monetary profit rather than people’s welfare, pharmaceutical companies get rich while the majority of the population get sick.  However, when the lay people are …

Single Dose Of Psilocybin Increases Brain Synapses To Produce Antidepressant Effect

A new study has found that a single dose of psilocybin may produce antidepressant effects by increasing the number of synapses in at the brain and enhancing serotonin signalling. In …

Limit For Personal Grow Reduced To From 9 Cannabis Plants to 7

The number of cannabis plants that will be considered for personal use by UK courts is to be reduced from nine to just seven.  This means that if you get …

Can Microdosing LSD Treat Autism And Social Anxiety?

The results of a new study suggest that repeated (but not single) low doses of the psychedelic drug LSD could potentially offer a treatment for autism and social anxiety disorder. …

Can Cannabis Be Used As A Nootropic?

Can consuming cannabis make you smarter? How about increasing your focus and creativity?  While there isn’t much direct evidence for cannabis enhancing cognition, there is some research and anecdotal evidence …

Review: Pure CBD Extracts From Ice Head Shop

I’ve been looking for a reliable supply of high-quality CBD extracts that won’t break the bank for a while. I’ve now found just that thanks to Ice Head Shop’s new …

CBD Could Lead To Longer Life, Study Finds

Do you want to live forever? Me neither. What about living 20% longer while remaining healthy and active? If so, consuming daily CBD may be able to help you do …

Thailand’s Happy Meals: Thai Hospital Serves Up Weed-Infused Cuisine To Patients

A hospital in Thailand has launched a new cannabis-laced menu for its patients.  The Chao Phraya Abhaibhubejhr Hospital in Prachinburi, about 60 miles north east of Bangkok, aims to offer …

New Study: Withdrawal Symptoms Affect Over Half Of Medical Cannabis Consumers

Although cannabis offers lots of benefits, more than half of medical users experience mild to severe withdrawal symptoms, a new study has found.  Perhaps most surprising among the findings was …

Legalising Cannabis Leads To More Junk Food Sales (As Well As Less Alcohol Sales And More Sex)

Who’d have guessed it? Legalising recreational cannabis leads to increased sales of ice cream, cookies and crisps.  This is the somewhat unsurprising result of a new study which is the …

Common Vape Additives PG and VG May Cause Inflammation and “Leaky Gut”

Propylene glycol and vegetable glycerol, two chemicals commonly used in e-cigarettes and CBD e-liquids, have been found to cause inflammation and “leaky gut” in 3D models of human intestinal tracts …

Can DMT Treat Depression? UK’s First Approved Trial Will Find Out

The UK’s first clinical trial using DMT has been approved by regulators and will take place at Imperial College London.  The study hopes to find out how effective the fast-acting …

A Weed-Lovers Christmas Wish List 2020

It’s a week until Christmas and you still haven’t got that loveable stoner a present! What are you going to do? Well, relax for one, as you read this article …

Is This The Best Tasting CBD Oil In The UK?

At a glance Product: Filter Pure 10% CBD Oil  From: Bud & Tender  Ingredients: Organic MCT oil, Cannabis Sativa L extract  Price: £80 Summary: “Overall, this product from Bud & …

Cannabis To Be Rescheduled After Historic UN Vote

The United Nations’ Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) has voted to remove cannabis from Schedule IV of the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs – where it is currently grouped …

New Study: DMT Causes Growth Of New Brain Cells, Improves Memory And Cognition

Fascinating new research has shown that the potent psychedelic drug DMT can induce the growth of new brain cells.  Published in the journal Translational Psychiatry, the study suggests that the …

Review: Holy Grail Squidgy Black Hash (44% Cannabinoids)

For those of you who miss a bit of squidgy black from back in the day, or those simply looking for a unique CBD hash that really packs a punch, …

UK’s First Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy Clinic To Open In January

Ketamine therapy will be available at the UK’s first psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy clinic, set to open in Bristol early next year. The clinic is a venture from a company called AWAKN …

‘No Justification For Prohibition’ – More U.S States Plus Israel To Legalise Cannabis

The global tide is turning. Israel has recently announced that they will legalise recreational cannabis within the next year, stating there is no justification for its prohibition.  Meanwhile, a number …

Will The UK Government Soon Be Forced To Decriminalise Cannabis? These Activists Think So…

A number of UK cannabis activists claim to be making massive strides in the fight against prohibition.  Specifically, two campaigns – one by Seed Our Future and the other by …

Psilocybin Therapy Produces Long-Lasting Antidepressant Effects, 4 Times More Effective Than Pills

Just two sessions of psilocybin-assisted therapy can produce significant and lasting antidepressant effects, a new clinical study finds.  In fact, psilocybin therapy proved to be approximately two-and-a-half times more effective …

10 Essential CBD Products For Fitness Enthusiasts

CBD and fitness go hand in hand. You see, if you prioritise your health, then keeping fit will be an important part of your lifestyle. And if you take your …

Is Cannabis Physically Or Psychologically Addictive?

Many people will tell you that cannabis is not addictive. Or that it’s only psychologically addictive, not physically, and therefore a cannabis addiction is not nearly as ‘real’ as, say, …

I’ve tried hundreds of CBD products. This is my favourite… (UK)

Today, I want to introduce you to my new favourite CBD product: EQL Water Soluble CBD with Lemon, Ginger, Black Pepper and Turmeric.  I have been writing about cannabis and …

7 Observations From Microdosing THC And Psilocybin For A Year

I have been consistently microdosing both THC (from cannabis) and psilocybin (from ‘magic’ mushrooms) for the last year. The results have been profound.  In mainstream culture, the consumption of weed …

New Study Debunks Myth: Smoking Weed Does Not Make You Stupid

Long-term cannabis use does not cause cognitive decline. This is the finding of a new study conducted on twins. The study looked at sets of twins where only one sibling …

Cannabis Use May Be Associated With A Net Improvement In Public Health, Including 10% Reduction In Cancer Risk

Cannabis use may be associated with a range of positive health benefits, including decreased obesity, inflammation and diabetes risk, as well as a 10% reduction in cancer rates. These are …

10 Best Water-Soluble CBD Products In The UK

Did you know that only around 10% of CBD oil you swallow is absorbed? Even taking it sublingually (under the tongue) results in only 35% absorption rates at most (probably …

Online Cannabis Scams Are Ripping Off Thousands Of Brits

Although it’s common to smell weed in most town centres and local parks, access to cannabis is not so forthcoming for many thousands of people in the UK. Take Dave, …