Sensi Seeds interviewed Tommy Chong during a ‘Weed & Greet’ in the Netherlands, presented by Futurola and RollingStoned. Our talk with Tommy clearly demonstrated that his knowledge and dedication to the cannabis plant go far beyond the funny side of it alone. All of this and more will be shared with you in the upcoming episodes of SensiBilisation.
In 2015, Sensi Seeds will have existed for 30 years. A great opportunity to take a moment to reflect, to realise all the more what it is that has driven us all these years; the thing that will always inspire us to do what we do, in the way that we do it. Our ode to cannabis.
In episode 8, CannaZapp takes a closer look on some contradictions the global cannabis community has experienced and still faces today. For example, whereas cannabis is legal in one US state, it is still prosecuted in another.
Get ready for the latest CannaTest in which Cannabis News network tests weed bought on the streets of three big European cities. And the results are alarming!
Cannabis News Network presents The CannaTest. On the 9th of March 2015, Cannabis News Network published the video ‘Street dealers show failure of Dutch drugs policy’. Today they released the first test results of the cannabis purchased on the streets in order to get a better idea of its quality, and potency.
On Monday 9 March 2015, the Dutch Minister of Security and Justice, Ivo Opstelten, resigned. His Secretary of State, Fred Teeven, followed suit, bringing an end to the rule of the minister most opposed to cannabis in the history of the Netherlands. Read more...
The Dutch drugs policy is undoubtedly failing! Former Dutch Justice Minister Opstelten has come up with several laws in order to stamp out cannabis, and to reduce the nuisance of drug tourism in the south of the country. Check out the legacy of his harsh policy!
All over the world the awareness towards cannabis is rising. Many countries and international organizations are currently debating on how to deal with these changes of opinion. Cannabis News Network shows the global change of view; independently, factual and critical. With reporters all over Europe, global alliances and in collaboration with Sensi Seeds they are telling the world a different story!
As many in the cannabis industry know, counterculture legend Howard Marks is suffering from inoperable bowel cancer. But Howard, also known under his famous alias Mr Nice, is not going to sit down to wait for his end to come. He keeps on celebrating his exceptional journey, and soon you can have a unique look inside this life.
In January 2014 Sensi Seeds published 10 must-see cannabis documentaries. Because Sensi Seeds is celebrating 20 years of the Jack Herer strain, and because there are far more great documentaries available then those 10, we hereby present another 10 must-see cannabis documentaries. Which one is your favourite? Let us know in the comments.
Every year, Sensi Seeds pays visits to several cannabis expos in Europe and beyond. It is an excellent opportunity to meet cannabis aficionados from other countries, as well our own fans, of course. In this article you will find a schedule of cannabis expos for 2015. The Sensi team is looking forward to meet you there!
Sensi Seeds founder Ben Dronkers was awarded a lifetime achievement award during the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC), which took place on the 15th and 16th of February 2015 in the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco.
All good things come to an end, which also counts for this chapter of SensiBilisation with Professor Raphael Mechoulam. But we saved the best for last! In this episode Professor Mechoulam reveals something he has never shared in front of a camera before in such great detail: his own personal experiences with THC.
After weeks of hard work behind the scenes, we've finally done it: The new Sensi Seeds website is live! The Sensi Seeds team is extremely proud of our new online presence, and of course we hope that this will enhance your experience of our website. In this article, we present for you the greatest improvements that we have made.
Years ago Professor Raphael Mechoulam researched terpenes. These are non-active compounds in cannabis which also can be found in many other plants. He found out that they influence the activity of other compounds in cannabis, such as THC and CBD. In this episode the Professor points out the importance of terpenes in cannabis.
Recently, the once liberal cannabis legislation in The Netherlands has changed a great deal. As a tourist, can you purchase weed in coffeeshops, or not? How many plants may you cultivate? What is the current status of cannabis in the Netherlands?
In 1964 Professor Raphael Mechoulam and his team of researchers discovered and isolated tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) – the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis - for the very first time. Many discoveries on the medicinal value of cannabinoids have been made ever since, but the Professor believes there is still much more to discover
Raphael Mechoulam is making a clear statement in this fourth SensiBilisation episode with the THC-Professor. Mechoulam states that if cannabis treatments are not quantitative, then physicians will not accept them. The Professor is using some very strong examples to underline this statement. Do you agree or disagree with Raphael Mechoulam? Share your thoughts in the comments below.
??In the third episode of SensiBilisation featuring Raphael Mechoulam, the Professor indicates that sometimes science misses out on certain discoveries. As an example, Mechoulam uses anandamide, a very simple but important compound that only was discovered in 1992.