A hemp fair in the lion’s den

The actual goal of Vaclav Wenzel Cerveny is a referendum to legalise cannabis again in Bavaria. As this could turn out to be a very lengthy process, however, the former member of the conservative Bavaria Party organised a hemp fair, Cannabis XXL, in the Bavarian capital in the meantime. In a place where merely wearing...

MS patient fights for her right to cannabis medication

Those of you who have read my previous blogs for Sensi Seeds will know that I have written about Michelle X before. She has recently had a new wave of attention after TV broadcaster Channel 5 portrayed her as a benefit scrounger – completely ignoring the basic facts of how cannabis has been scientifically proven...

NEWSFLASH – Growshops get their equipment back from police

The court in Breda and Middelburg have announced that the Growshops from both Breda and Terneuzen were to get all their confiscated equipment back from the police....

Cannabis and creativity: What do artists say about cannabis use?

There are creative people out there that use cannabis, and there are those that don’t. Today, we have collected 10 quotes of musicians, authors, entrepreneurs and philosophers that value cannabis for its creativity producing or rather creativity enhancing properties. Take a look for yourself....

How to clone a cannabis plant

In the agricultural world, vegetative propagation (or “cloning”) is remarkably common. Without it, various crops would not be commercially viable, such as bananas, apples, grapes, and sugarcane. Cloning is hugely important in the cannabis industry, as it allows for uniform growth and characteristics, including flavour and effect....

Legal status of cannabis in Italy – an overview

Italy has traditionally had an inconsistent approach to cannabis policy. In 2006, the Italian government under President Silvio Berlusconi implemented cannabis laws that were far harsher than those previously in place, but in 2014, the Constitutional Court ruled that the law was invalid. ...

Staying true to our roots

We have seen the cannabis industry spread across the world. However, a subject rarely discussed is that of forgetting where it all comes from. New strains appear daily and our relentless search for the “big new thing” means that the older genetics are at high risk of fading away. ...

30 Years of Sensi Seeds – from an overwhelming passion to an unshakable vision

This article reflects on the path Sensi Seeds followed and considers the most important steps taken in becoming a respectable cannabis seed company. The story begins in the previous century, in the mid sixties, with one person: the founder of Sensi Seeds, Ben Dronkers....

Medicinal cannabis: therapeutic and compassionate use

The main difference between therapeutic and compassionate use lies in the context in which cannabis is used for its medicinal properties. Broadly speaking, we can define the therapeutic use of cannabis as use supported by medical prescription for diseases with accepted and proven indications, and involving approved products, either certified medical marijuana, standardised extracts, or...

Mineral nutrition for cannabis – Macroelements

In this chapter we examine the role of mineral elements and their importance for plant metabolism. So as not to overwhelm you with information, we have decided to divide the explanation into two parts. In the first part we will talk about macroelements and their importance....