Cannabis in Kazakhstan

The putative birthplace of cannabis, Kazakhstan enjoys a vibrant culture of cultivation and use, as well as abundant wild growth of cannabis. The heartland of cannabis in Kazakhstan is the Chuy Valley; in season, locals descend on the plants at night to conduct clandestine harvests, as restrictive laws now prohibit its use. Kazakhstan has retained...

21st CENTURY HASH

Cannabis has been safely used for centuries by countless cultures all over the world. Cannabis extracts, which are mainly concentrations of the resin glands from its flowering tops, are often referred to as Hashish....

War on Drugs – DRUGO [FILM]

This latest video from the Global Commission on Drug Policy explains the disastrous war on drugs in a fairytale setting, by telling the story of a dragon banished from an ancient kingdom, and how people that spent time with the dragon were thrown in jail....

Cannabis in Malaysia

Malaysia has some of the most draconian drug laws on the planet, and drug offenders are routinely sentenced to death, even when their crimes involve cannabis alone. Despite this, and due to its proximity to the Golden Triangle of heroin production in South-East Asia, Malaysia experiences significant illicit trafficking....

Dear Mrs Marine Le Pen, anything but war on cannabis

Following the results of the European elections of 2014, during which it won 24 seats in the European Parliament, the French nationalist party Front National (FN) has been the object of revived interest from the French population as well as from other European countries. On this occasion, a video from 2011 seems to have resurfaced from...

How do I tell my child?

When the hemp plant, in spite of a ban, celebrated its renaissance at the end of the 1960s and in the 1970s with the emergence of the hippie culture, there were very few parents – let alone grandparents – who were aware of cannabis or who had state-manipulated information in their possession. Because consumption was...

Sensi Seeds interviews Henk Poncin (1/2) – Sensi Seeds

Henk Poncin (76) is one of the founding fathers of Green Prisoners Release Amsterdam (GPRA). Thanks to this initiative, an American couple that fled to the Netherlands in 1994 to escape disproportional jail time for growing medicinal cannabis, received a much lower sentence. The GPRA later became the Cannabis College....

CannaZapp episode 4

This fourth episode is focused on the effects of cannabis, and the question of its levels of addiction compared to other substances or even activities. This is again presented to you in a great variety of rather serious fragments, combined with a lot of entertaining ones which all together tell a great and recognizable story....

SensiBilisation – Jack Herer: Plant the Seeds of Hemp Everywhere!

In this clip, Jack Herer emphasises the necessity of spreading the word about hemp, and planting its seeds everywhere. Rather than appealing for donations to his campaign group HEMP, Jack Herer would rather that people use the group’s publicity items, such as T-shirts and bumper stickers that promote the message of legal hemp and cannabis....

The Barcelona City Council has ordered closure of 49 cannabis clubs

The Barcelona City Council has ordered the closure of no less than 49 cannabis clubs in the city. The reasons stated in the ordinance are that these clubs were encountering “coexistence issues with other businesses”, and “deficiencies in their way of functioning”....