Cannabis News

Sensi Seeds supports Bertrand Rambaud – do you?

On April 2nd 2014, Bertrand Rambaud was arrested following a random police control in the street, followed by a search of his home, and remained 24 hours in custody without his medication, before being finally released. He is however being investigated for incitation, as well as possession and production of cannabis, since the police found 500...

Jimi Hendrix and Johnny Hallyday meeting over a cannabis cigarette

For French speakers of Europe, Johnny Hallyday, whether one is an appreciator of his work or not, is unavoidable. For most, he was one of the main French “rockers” – as he was a member of the rock band  Les Chaussettes Noires (The Black Socks) during the 60s – to join the musical movement “French Chanson”...

NEWSFLASH: Doede de Jong hears demand in court for €500.000

On Friday 11th April, 2014, the trial of Doede de Jong, well-known in the Netherlands as an organic cannabis farmer, took place. The 63 year old Dutchman is a grower who, unlike his tens of thousands of underground colleagues, has always been very open about his activities. The trial took place at the Leeuwarden courthouse....

URUGUAY’S CANNABIS REPUBLIC [TRAILER]

At the end of 2013, Uruguay became the first country in the world to fully legalizd marijuana as we have reported previously. VICE correspondent Krishna Andavolu headed over to Uruguay to check out how the country is adjusting to a legally regulated cannabis market. Along the way, he meets up with Uruguay’s president, José Mujica, to...

Medicinal Cannabis in Uruguayan Prisons

It seems that prisoners won’t be left behind regarding the legalization of the use and consumption of cannabis in Uruguay. Julio Calzada, Head of the Junta Nacional de Drogas (JIFE=International Narcotics Control Board, INCB) has confirmed that when a doctor officially says that a convicted person needs to be treated with cannabis, the doctor...

WeedMapsTV visits Spannabis and the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum in Barcelona

WeedMapsTV visits Spain for the first time to check out Spannabis, the biggest Cannabis Fair in Europe and an absolute world standard. Also, the team visits Barcelona to learn more about the Cannabis Social scene emerging in the city. Do not miss their visit to the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum Barcelona and remember that,...

Dr. Christina Sanchez on her findings that THC kills cancer cells

Dr. Christina Sanchez is a molecular biologist from Madrid, Spain. In this video, from Cannabis Planet, she talks about her research which led to the findings that THC is capable of killing cancer cells. A great way to learn more about THC in relation to cancer cells and the endocannabinoid system in just over 5...

Denver Mayor in Amsterdam to learn about cannabis policy

The Mayor of Colorado’s capital city Denver, Michael Hancock, is visiting London and Amsterdam during a working visit that started on the 7th of April and will take 5 days. He is visiting the Dutch capital city to get a better view on the coffeeshop model; the cannabis dispensaries of the Netherlands....

Cannabis and Cerebrovascular Accident (Stroke)

Cannabis use has been implicated in several cases of cerebrovascular accident (CVA) or stroke, and may also exacerbate cardiovascular ill-health that can lead to stroke, in susceptible individuals. However, there is also strong evidence that there may be a potential for cannabinoid therapies to assist in post-stroke recovery....

Cannabis and Parkinson’s disease

Since the 1970s, the scientific community - prompted by frequent reports from patients opting for self-medication - has been able to focus its research on cannabinoids for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. The number of studies conducted on the subject continues to be relatively low, despite recent renewed efforts in this direction owing to the...