The death of a cannabis patient

In Germany, the death of Robert Strauss has hit the headlines in recent weeks, even giving a little impetus to the discussion on medicinal cannabis. A person had to die for the issue to be considered again. Read on......

Howard Marks: The Real Mr Nice (trailer)

As many in the cannabis industry know, counterculture legend Howard Marks is suffering from inoperable bowel cancer. But Howard, also known under his famous alias Mr Nice, is not going to sit down to wait for his end to come. He keeps on celebrating his exceptional journey, and soon you can have a unique look...

Top 5 hacks for when you run out of smoking papers

Every dedicated cannabis user ought to be carrying around a kit of essential items at all times. Omitting this crucial aspect of the stoner routine is just unprofessional. But even the best of us get caught out at times, and go to roll a joint only to discover there are no smoking papers to be...

Washington D.C. gives green light for the official legalization of cannabis

On Thursday 26th February 2015 the law that legalizes cannabis in Washington finally came into force. This is a measure directly approved by voters, allowing smoking, growing and possession of small amounts of cannabis, however not the sale of it. The so-called 'Initiative 71', which provides for the legalization of cannabis in the US capital,...

10 must-see cannabis documentaries – Part 2

In January 2014 Sensi Seeds published 10 must-see cannabis documentaries. Because Sensi Seeds is celebrating 20 years of the Jack Herer strain, and because there are far more great documentaries available then those 10, we hereby present another 10 must-see cannabis documentaries. Which one is your favourite? Let us know in the comments....

Jamaica and Ganja: One Love, One Heart

When we think of Jamaica, many things spring to mind. Some are directly reminiscent of paradise, with fine sandy beaches and Caribbean waters, surrounded by everything and nothing. Others still remind us of our dear, and long-departed, Bob Marley. But not all islands are paradise and not all paradises hold legends. Jamaica is lucky to be...

Alan Dronkers: Can King’s College be trusted?

When famous addiction expert Wayne Hall recently presented the findings of a 20 year research project at London’s King’s College, in which he claimed that cannabis is as addictive as heroin, there were only two conclusions to be made: one - Wayne sold his soul a long time ago and two - King’s College...

Top 6 benefits of cannabis for migraine

Chronic migraine is a painful and debilitating condition that affects up to 5% of people worldwide. The biological mechanism behind migraine is still not fully understood, but it is known to be fundamentally associated with serotonin signalling. Cannabis, which also affects the serotonin system, has been shown to reduce symptoms....

How to choose an outdoor cannabis strain

Cannabis can grow in a remarkably wide range of environmental conditions, and naturalised populations have sprung up all over the world. Now, seed companies have developed outdoor strains that are not only able to grow and thrive in specific habitats, but that are also able to consistently produce cannabinoids....

Top 5 benefits of cannabis for Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that typically presents in adults over the age of 65. The disease causes symptoms such as dementia; as it progresses, it renders the sufferer increasingly unable to care for themselves. There is no cure for Alzheimer’s, but medications such as cannabis may slow its progression....