UΚ Cannabis club head jailed for cultivation – Lancashire Evening Post

The UKs attitude to cannabis is based on last centurys hysteria

The man who set up Preston’s first cannabis club has been sent to prison for cultivating the drug.Mike Dobson, 39, was jailed for 14 months by a Crown Court judge in the city after pleading guilty to cultivating 12 cannabis plants in his home in Bamber Bridge.I’m still in a bit of an emotional state. Although Mike had prepared me for the worst, it still came as a shockIt is the second time he has been sent down for the offence. But he has vowed to carry on with his fight to get a Home Office licence to allow the club to supply cannabis to its members without prosecution.“Mike says the battle goes on,” said partner Abigail Bodilly. “He’s still upbeat, but then he’s always upbeat. That’s just the way he is.“Mike has been saying for the past four weeks that he would probably go down. I’m still a bit shocked, but he seems quite positive. He isn’t giving up and is putting in another application, despite being in prison.”

 

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Source: Cannabis club head jailed for cultivation – Lancashire Evening Post

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