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

Besides his wonderful story about the Green Prisoners Release Amsterdam and the Cannabis College (see part 1), Henk Poncin recently had his first personal experience with the medicinal benefits of cannabis. He is now using cannabis tea as a successful painkiller after undergoing major surgery, instead of a bag full of pharmaceutical pain killers....

What Hashish did to Walter Benjamin, Part II

Benjamin himself noted how he became much more sensitive during his high “(y)ou become so sensitive: fearing a shadow falling on paper would be damaging it”, and how his sense of space and time changed: “The claims of space and time of the hashish eater now come to bear; and they are regal, as is...

What hashish did to Walter Benjamin, Part I

It's the year 1927 in Berlin. While some national socialist groups and marxists already got into violent street fights with marxists, the now legendary German-Jewish philosopher and essayist Walter Benjamin sat down and experimented taking hashish with his friends Ernst Joël and Fritz Fränkel. During one of his first experiments with hashish he noted as...

Cinemas needed for launch of ‘The Culture High’ documentary

Highly- anticipated documentary ‘The Culture High’ is released in the U.S. in October 2014, and the team behind it – who also made ‘The Union: The Business Behind Getting High’ – are looking for as many venues as possible to host screenings in the coming months. ...

The long wait for the first cannabis plants

In Germany, the birthplace of the DIN standard and the German Technical Supervisory Association (TÜV), everything must be precisely regulated. Even when growing a few cannabis plants for patients, legislators and courts are crying out for a comprehensive body of legislation that dictates every little detail in relation to handling patients' own medication. Given that...

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...