Since 1996 Sensi Seeds’ four-way indica hybrid Black Domina has been standing for merciless terrific indica power, fast flowering, fat yields and a highly special aroma. The Doc fell under her spell and got her in his grow room for a cultivation test. This strain story tells you what it was like for him to encounter Black Domina.
To the members of Marijuana Anonymous (MA), an offshoot of the addiction recovery program Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), cannabis is a dangerous drug, as destructive as crack, more callous than cocaine. But is this the right way to think about cannabis? Is it contrary to the ongoing research that demonstrates the health benefits of marijuana?
Let’s be honest: there’s a lot of mistrust and suspicion when it comes to the corporate world, the banking world, turning its attention to cannabis. The organiser of the Cannabis Capital Convention, Michael Kraland, admits it: “here come the suits; what’s going to happen?” is the question on the lips of everyone involved. So what can we predict will happen?
The law governing German driving licences punishes cannabis consumption is harsher than in many neighbouring countries. One thing stands out: on the one hand, the threshold value of 1ng THC/ml of blood serum for social users is very low, while on the other hand, there’s no THC threshold for medicinal use. But this does not mean patients are fully protected.
Unlike in Europe, the public in the US and Canada appear relatively unconcerned about so-called genetic engineering. The first GMO companies are now starting to look at improving the ancient medicinal and crop plant Cannabis sativa L.
You may know about or even be part of the 40 million people worldwide who suffer from rosacea. This dermatological condition that typically affects the face is a nuisance for those who suffer from it. Although no cure has been found, medicinal cannabis has great potential to control and reduce its symptoms.
Since 2007, extremely high peak values of THC content have been regularly found in Berlin. Statistically speaking, Berlin is the record holder since 2010, with an active ingredient level of 44% THC in cannabis. What is really behind this?
Not just professional basketball players in the US consume cannabis. The international doping agency WADA only bans cannabis during, but not between, competitions – and CBD has been removed from the prohibited list.
“Hemp could revive rural Ireland,” says Jim Miller, one of the co-founders and chairman of Ireland’s Hemp Co-operative. “It’s an opportunity we’ve yet to harness, but right now, our biggest challenge is to develop the industry in a sustainable way that energizes Ireland’s cottage industries and supports small business. That’s our goal.”
The term ‘craft cannabis’ originated in California to describe sun-grown marijuana farmed sustainably to produce potent bud. By adapting the farm-to-table restaurant model, forward-thinking brokers created a seed-to-shelf service to supply dispensaries with top shelf flower, and promote craft cannabis. But is it a gimmick, or a bid to save an industry in crisis?
Whether you can smoke vaped cannabis is a question we are asked time and time again. The short answer is: yes, you can. Because the remains from a vaporizer still contain enough cannabinoids to have a noticeable effect. But you shouldn’t expect outstanding flavours. It looks better if you turn the remnants into something edible.
Puffyapp is a new dating app launched to help potheads connect, and meet a dope soul-mate. It’s the latest in a stream of cannabis dating apps including HighThere!, 420 Singles, and My 420 Mate designed for stoners who want to break out of the cannabis closet, and share their enthusiasm for getting high. Maybe they can also end stoner stigma?
To those who prefer a nice sunny afternoon to a cozy day indoors while it’s raining outside, Barcelona is the new Amsterdam. Plan your next visit and check out the best cannabis social clubs in the city.
Who doesn’t love a bowl of fresh pasta? Use hemp seed oil to up the nutritional value and give your pasta a new unique taste. Here is our hemp pasta recipe.
Time for another quick and easy hemp recipe. Our basil and hemp pesto takes only 5 minutes to make, is gluten free and tastes delicious.
The Hindu Kush genetics, 100% indica, have been possessed by Sensi Seeds since the 1980s and preserved in their pure form ever since then. It’s one of the most fundamental cannabis strains to be found on this planet. The Doc put this legend to a cultivation test about the outcome of which you can read in this grow report…
Reviride is an eco-project by Italian company Hesalis that uses industrial hemp to decontaminate polluted soil and inspire people to live healthier lives. The goal is re-green Italy and stop rising cancer rates.
Whether it’s travelling, writing or bringing new ideas to life, Mila Jansen is doing it all. Recently, she released her autobiography “How I Became the Hash Queen”. Mila sat down with us for an interview in Amsterdam. We talked weed, life, business and travels.
Colombia is in the midst of a cannabis boom that could see the country become one of the largest exporters of medical marijuana in the world but has left Colombian small farmers worried for their future. One Italian company, Hesalis, believes coffee, that old Colombian staple, might be a solution.