Cannabis News

Two Australian states want to legalize medicinal cannabis

The local councils of the Australian states New South Wales and Victoria appear to have reached a swift agreement over the further decriminalization and even legalization of medicinal cannabis for terminally ill patients. Namely, recent conversations between local politicians and terminally ill people have brought the topic into the fast lane. ...

Who is Seshata?

Seshata, more commonly known as Seshat (as well as Safkhet, Seshet, or Sesheta) is the ancient Egyptian goddess of wisdom, knowledge and writing, who later also became identified with architecture, astronomy, astrology, mathematics, and surveying. Although the evidence is shaky, Seshata is thought to be associated with cannabis....

Does cannabis use lead to thrombosis?

First described in 1960, the putative condition cannabis arteritis is thought to have affected approximately sixty individuals since then. The condition is said to affect long-term, heavy cannabis smokers by causing inflammation of the walls of the peripheral arteries, and has been implicated in cases of severe necrosis, some of which have required amputation of...

Cannabis in Kyrgyzstan

The central Asian republic of Kyrgyzstan has a long history of cannabis use. Cannabis is indigenous to the region, and Scythian tribes utilised it for fibre, food and drug purposes perhaps earlier than any other culture. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, political upheaval caused the modern cannabis trade to thrive....

SensiBilisation – Jack Herer: Fear

In episode 11 Jack talks about a subject mentioned in several past episodes of SensiBilisation: fear. A lot of prominent people know that cannabis and hemp plants have a lot to offer the world, but fear the effects that a dissenting opinion could have for them....

Males – not as useless as we think

The vast majority of cannabis growers destroy any males the second they display signs of gender, and now that feminised seeds are available, many will never see a male in their room. But male cannabis plants have a surprising array of uses, beyond simply providing pollen to make new seeds. Here, we take a look...

Cannabis in Azerbaijan

The Republic of Azerbaijan lies on the boundary dividing Europe from Asia, and is a crucial part of the traditional trafficking route that each year sees thousands of tons of hashish and heroin transported from Afghanistan and Pakistan on to Europe and Russia. Azerbaijan also produces a small quantity of cannabis and opium....

Cannabis, HempFlax, and Marihuana TV: a day out in the country

We are heading for HempFlax. Despite having worked for Sensi since 2006, I haven’t been to our industrial-hemp-producing sister company before. “Thank you for smoking!” says our host cheerfully, passing a cigarette box full of pre-rolled joints to the back of the car where Clara, Albert and Carlos of Marihuana Televisión are blinking in the...

CannaZapp episode 5

The fifth episode of this series is focused on the effects of cannabis on creativity; how the feeling of being high or stoned affect the creative mind. Again this is presented to you in a variety of educational film fragments, combined with a lot of entertaining ones. Clip suggestion can be send to video@sensiseeds.com....

Global Commission on Drug Policy releases a new report

On Tuesday, September 9th 2014, the Global Commission on Drug Policy released a new, groundbreaking report, Taking Control: Pathways to Drug Policies that Work, at a press conference at MOMA in New York City. This report reflects a new evolution in the Commissioners' thinking, and will break major new ground in the global discussion about...