Opioids are the latest plague in the US. Now that the pharmaceutical industry has created an army of addicts, the drug cartels have leaped in to fill the gap. They are flooding America with heroin and fentanyl. We wanted to find out how it was possible for this unprecedented crisis to come about, and why medicinal cannabis offers a glimmer of hope.
Cannabis can grow in a remarkably wide range of environmental conditions, and naturalised populations have sprung up all over the world. Now, seed companies have developed outdoor strains that are not only able to grow and thrive in specific habitats, but that are also able to consistently produce cannabinoids.
Trying to find the best books about cannabidiol, from beginner to expert level? We’ve curated this collection to help you select which ones are most suitable for your CBD needs.
Is medicinal cannabis on the verge of being made legal in the UK? Can you do anything to help? Make your voice heard at the second Patients at Parliament protest on February 23rd
Medicinal cannabis for pets? It may sound a bit strange initially, but when you think about it, it actually makes a lot of sense. Dogs, for example, have more cannabinoid receptors than any other animals. This presents both opportunities and risks. Here is our report on our investigation into the world of “pot for pets”.
The US state of California, the fifth largest economy in the world, legalised cannabis on 1 January 2018. Although other US states had already created a regulated cannabis market before California, the Golden State intends to grow its sales market for cannabis, which already was the largest in the world, even faster. Currently, the annual sales of medicinal cannabis, which was legalised in California in 1996, is set to reach $7 billion this year.
Documentaries are the perfect way to open people’s eyes, so it’s no surprise that there’s a whole series of high-quality documentaries about cannabis that dispel myths and half-truths. We have selected 10 of the best for you. Lights, camera, action!
As the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, it’s no surprise that cooking and baking with cannabis is growing in popularity. In order to enjoy their pharmacological effects, THC and CBD need to be decarboxylated. To put it another way: no heat, no buzz!
For forty-five years now, Michka has witnessed with her own eyes the evolution of the cannabis world. Here, she shares with us her unique insights into the major transformations that shape it today.
Experience the excitement of the launch of our exciting new cannabis seed strain, Michka, in this video from the event at Cannafest 2017!
The police are now checking motorists not just for alcohol but also for other drugs such as cannabis. This is punishing patients just as much as recreational users. The effects this is having, and why we need solutions now, are explored in this article from the Cannabis News Network.
Discover the differences between cannabis, marijuana, and hemp – both the botanical and folk taxonomical – in this beginner’s guide to the wonderful world of names for our favourite plant!
Sensi Seeds proudly brings you a new way to take full advantage of the therapeutic properties of hemp and cannabis. Continuing our mission in releasing high quality CBD-based products is of the utmost importance to us. Meet our new CBD Oil Capsules.
The rumours about hidden forces of darkness lurking behind the worldwide ban on cannabis just refuse to die. There is no proof at all of any worldwide cannabis conspiracy. The driving force behind the ban is latent European and North American racism, not economic interests as maintained, for example, by the cannabis activist Jack Herer.
Even though some people may claim otherwise, nobody has ever died from a cannabis overdose. Not even Snoop Dogg would be able to consume the quantity required to OD. However, anyone who has made space cake with an excessive amount of cannabis knows that too much cannabis can be very unpleasant.
You may have noticed – in fact we know some of you have noticed, because you’ve been in touch with us about it – that last Friday, the 12th of January 2018, our Instagram account was disabled. There was no warning whatsoever. Not a hint nor a suspicion that we, and you, were about to lose access to all of our carefully curated Instagram photos.
Interview with Neil Woods: Former Undercover Drugs Squad Officer Talks Cannabis Legalisation and the War On Drugs
Neil Woods is an extraordinary person. He spent fourteen years living a double life, inhabiting the skin of a heroin and crack cocaine addict whist working as an undercover police officer. Now he’s the chairperson of LEAP UK, and a prominent campaigner for drug policy reform. Sensi Seeds interviewed him about cannabis legalisation and the war on drugs.
In order to be able to develop and regulate a drug, it is necessary to meet safety and efficiency requirements, in addition to passing certain clinical trials. After this, the drug is approved, commercialized and recognized as medical. For cannabis and other medicinal substances to be included in the current pharmacopoeia, new regulatory models are required.
Cannabis contains over 500 constituents. The most important of these are THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol), which both belong to the cannabinoid group. Unlike THC, CBD does not make you high. It does however offer great medicinal potential. That is one of the reasons that we have seen a real boom in CBD over the last few years.