22 Jan 2010

Festival organiser persecuted by the authorities

On Friday 11th December 2009. Andy Norman, Host and organiser of Thimbleberry Music Festival in County Durham, Uk was in court facing the charge of "permit the use of cannabis on his premises" relating to alleged use by the festival-goers of cannabis at the last September festival.No one was, I believe, arrested at the festival. In effect he is to be prosecuted for the alleged offences of other people. If he is prosecuted this would set a precedent that could have serious repercussions for all...

Do join the Andy Norman drop the charges facebook group here

heard about this from Alan Conchar


To: derek.wall@greenparty.org.uk

Hi


I'm emailing you to ask if you've heard of the Andy Norman Defence Campaign for which my band has just released a benefit track.


Full details here


www.saveourfestivals.com


Any help or support you can give to publicising this campaign would be much appreciated.


Alan Conchar


(Dokter Conker of Sicknote)

2 comments:

Winston Matthews LCA said...

This is wrong, about time that we got in line with evolution, and allowed the use of a remarkably safe plant, to be used, without fear of prosecution, cannabis users are being discriminated against!

Winston Matthews LCA said...

This is wrong, about time that we got in line with evolution, and allowed the use of a remarkably safe plant, to be used, without fear of prosecution, cannabis users are being discriminated against!