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Cannabis in Turkmenistan

Turkmenistan is a Central Asian nation, formerly part of the USSR, which due to its proximity to Afghanistan has become an increasingly significant hub for trafficking heroin and cannabis. As well as being an important transit country, Turkmenistan produces significant quantities of opium and cannabis each year. Much of Turkmenistan’s prehistory is unknown to us,...

Top 5 TV series to watch while consuming cannabis

Among other effects, consuming cannabis is known to open one’s mind regarding many things. It can help the consumer appreciate a new point of view, a new type of genre, or anything new, really. That is part of the beauty of the cannabis plant used in a recreational fashion! Yet, there are some programs that strike...

3rd edition of French conference on cannabinoid use in medicine to be held in October 2014

Sensi Seeds is proud to announce the 3rd edition of the UFCM symposium, which will take place on October 22nd 2014, in Strasbourg, France. The first two editions of this multilingual event have encountered great success, and attracted medical professionals from all over Europe and beyond. The UFCM event offers the opportunity for them to inform...

Sensibilisation: Jack Herer – How I Started Smoking Pot

During the first part of his life, Jack Herer was a conservative American who did not want to have anything to do with cannabis. In episode 12 Jack is sharing his story on how he was introduced to pot. A moment that changed his life for good. We hope you will enjoy this blast from...

Getting Medicinal Cannabis in Catalonia: an overview of the current situation

As every city in Spain has some differences in terms of law and regulation, it is interesting to know what happens in every Spanish autonomous community. Catalonia and Barcelona can perhaps show some of the most interesting points of view in terms of cannabis regulation. Barcelona is the only city in Spain that has hundreds of...

Italian government to produce medicinal cannabis

On Thursday, September 18th 2014, Italian medicinal cannabis legislation took a turn for the better. The government remains cautious on the matter, as is expected from them when it comes to this burning issue. Regardless, Italy could be able to soon offer a solution to close to 1 million of its patients: medicinal cannabis available...

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....