This Saturday, the association “Union Francophone pour les Cannabinoïdes en Médecine” (“French-speaking Union for the use of Cannabinoids in Medicine”) also known as UFCM iCare, is holding its yearly symposium. The event will welcome hundreds of healthcare professionals from all over the world, gathered in order to discuss research focused on the use of cannabinoids in medicine.
While life is undoubtedly hard for the people of Morocco's Rif Mountains, they have access to a precious, fundamental commodity that much of the remainder of the country sorely lacks - fresh water. The Rif receives a vast amount of precipitation each year, which is deposited during the short wet season and drip-fed to the slopes and valleys consistently throughout the year, as it trickles down through the fractures and cracks in the brittle metamorphic rocks of its majestic crags and ridges to form myriad streams and mountain waterfalls.
Uruguay, the first country in the world to fully legalise cannabis, now also permits the growth of commercial cannabis. Last week, the government permitted two private companies to grow cannabis. It was also announced that cannabis will be for sale in pharmacies in about eight months' time. Read more here.
This article is about people whose actions have contributed to changing perceptions about cannabis and for the most part continue to do so, people who have been recognised with a Cannabis Culture Award for their courage in the fight for the acceptance of hemp and cannabis.
The original Sensi Skunk® was always considered as one of the Sensi greats by beginners and expert growers alike. And right they are! With its resilient nature, good yield, great taste and subtle high it had everything one could ask for.
Berlin was asked and has answered. 39% of interviewees are for the legalisation of cannabis, as the German Hemp Association (DHV) reported on October 2nd, 2015. Further details about the poll can be found in the following article.
One of the most accessible methods of consuming cannabis is in a joint, which is why many Cannabis Social Clubs, Dutch coffeeshops and US cannabis dispensaries make joints available, often packaged in plastic tubes. But why use traditional plastic when these containers can also be crafted from organic hemp plastic?
At Oktoberfest 2015 the German Hemp Association, DHV, took the opportunity for a clever campaign for the decriminalization of cannabis. Wiesn beer lovers heading to bed after Oktoberfest celebrations were offered a ride home from DHV Square in a velotaxi.
Many patients who benefit from medicinal cannabis may enjoy growing their own medicine. However, once the right strain has been chosen, the following issue arises: in which medium should the cannabis seeds be planted? This article covers the basics of the division between pure, natural soil and hydroponic systems.
Grow On: 30 Years of Sensi Seeds is the new temporary exhibition of the Hash Marihuana Cáñamo & Hemp Museum of Barcelona. Founded in 1985 by Ben Dronkers, Sensi Seeds grew to become the largest cannabis genetic seed bank in the world, enabling recreational and medicinal growers alike to get access to the highest quality of cannabis genetics.
From the 2nd to the 4th of October 2015, the impressive Event Pyramid in the Austrian capital of Vienna is reserved for the 8th edition of the international hemp fair Cultiva. More than 100 companies from Austria and around the world will get together, to present their cannabis and hemp products, and of course, we will be there too!
HempFlax is the company that put the hemp industry back on the map in the Western world. It was officially launched in 1994. That was a memorable year because it was the first time in 50 years that industrial hemp was cultivated in the Netherlands. Read more about this Sensi Seeds daughter company here.
The advocators of a ban on cannabis would have us believe that even incidental use causes the brain to shrink, and that it causes psychoses or schizophrenia. The rumours about the brain shrinking stem back to this study in 2014, on which various sensational news reports are based. The study is not, however, a longitudinal study, but rather represents a snapshot study of a limited number of test subjects.
The entire Sensi Seeds team is extremely proud to announce that we have been voted as the best seed bank in the IV Expogrow Cup. Covering three days, the events in Irun included sports activities, seminars, conferences as well as the 2nd European Functional Flame off.
In the previous article in this series, you could read about the cannabis strains that have made us what we are today. This article talks about the dedication of one man to build the largest cannabis knowledge base in the world.
Sensi Seeds is attending Expogrow 2015 for the fourth edition of this highly appreciated cannabis fair. The event will take place from the 11th till the 13th of September 2015, and will again take place in the extensive exhibition complex of Ficoba in Irun, Spain, just 200 meters from the French border.
Sometimes languages use the scientific name as the common name, such as the British use of the word “cannabis” to denote Cannabis drugs. Modern-day marijuana users commonly describe hybrid Cannabis varieties as being “more indica” or “more sativa” which are terms casually derived from valid scientific names. Where did these terms come from? How did they become associated with different varieties of drug Cannabis?
According to the Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS), the species Cannabis sativa L. belongs to the genus Cannabis, which belongs to the Cannabaceae family. The Cannabaceae family, along with three other families, make up the (informal) suborder Urticalean rosids, of the order Rosales. Along with the Urticalean rosids, another five families belong to the Rosales order; these include Rosaceae (rose) and Rhamnaceae (buckthorn).
Since January 2015, Swiss citizens ordering cannabis seeds online have been targeted by Customs, and by their government. Read more here.