Mick Marlow

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Date: 1998

Region: Europe

Subject: Political/Economic/Social Opinion

Medium: Literature


Artist: Mick Marlow

Confronting Bodies: West Mercia police and Droitwich magistrates court.

Dates of Action: January, 1998

Location: West Mercia, Droitwich, United Kingdom

Description of Artwork: Tricameral Sensimilla, and Simple Sensimilla.

The Incident: Marlow's manuscript, Tricameral Sensimilla, was confiscated after his arrest by West Mercia police. Marlow was arrested for advertising his marijuana grower's guide in English magazines like Private Eye" and "Viz. After six months in prison Marlow sought the return of his hard disc containing his manuscript for Simple Sensimilla under the Police Property Act.

Results of Incident: The Droitwich magistrates court ruled against Marlow's request.

Source: Index on Censorship, 2/97