This fourth episode is focused on the effects of cannabis, and the question of its levels of addiction compared to other substances or even activities. This is again presented to you in a great variety of rather serious fragments, combined with a lot of entertaining ones which all together tell a great and recognizable story.
In this clip, Jack Herer emphasises the necessity of spreading the word about hemp, and planting its seeds everywhere. Rather than appealing for donations to his campaign group HEMP, Jack Herer would rather that people use the group’s publicity items, such as T-shirts and bumper stickers that promote the message of legal hemp and cannabis.
This section introduces some famous cannabis activists who have been detained for cannabis, yet used their sentence to create an even bigger stage on which to highlight the insanity of the war on drugs. A tribute to those who have sacrificed a portion of their lives in the interests of the entire cannabis community.
On Thursday, August 14, 2014 a group of scientists from the University of Alberta in Edmonton (Canada) presented their research regarding a super-capacitor fabricated with hemp: the hemp battery. The scientists present their results at the 248th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS), the world's largest society of scientists.
The extent to which the U.S. disproportionately condemns cannabis is made clear in this story, which begins in the state of Arkansas. One day in February 1994, Les Mooring phoned his wife at work. "Can you come home immediately?" was his panicky request. Upon returning home, the garden was full of police.
The winners of the latest indoor competition have been announced. Congratulation to them and a thank you to all contestants for joining the contest! In order to keep things in progress Sensi Seeds is kicking off a new competition straight away. This new contest focuses on Sensi Seeds strains grown outdoor.
In May 2014 Sensi Seeds started a new photo competition challenging the forum users to send in pictures of their Sensi Seeds strains, grown indoors in all of their development phases. This competition ended on the 8th of August 2014, so it is time to call the three winners to the stage!
Although major steps are being taken across the globe to decriminalise and legalise cannabis, huge numbers of people are still imprisoned for cannabis. Many countries and U.S. states still wreak havoc on people’s lives due to the existence of unrealistic, degrading cannabis legislation. Lest we forget those victims, Sensi Seeds presents a triptych on this topic.
Currently, the cannabis policies in the European Union vary widely. Some member states tolerate certain forms of cannabis possession or use, while others employ administrative sanctions and criminal penalties. Generally speaking, the possession and use of cannabis is a crime in Europe and Weed Like to Talk is looking to change this.
The second episode of Cannabis News Network is covering a wide range of cannabis related news items. Subscribe to their You Tube-channel and stay informed on the latest international cannabis news and events. This video platform will regularly release high quality news items on medicinal and recreational cannabis topics.
In this episode of the SensiBilisation series, Jack Herer emphasizes the importance of freedom of choice. And that rather than trying to prove that cannabis is harmful - something that close to 100 years’ worth of research has been unable to do - it is synthetic medicines that should be proven to be LESS harmful than cannabis.
In this episode, Herer emphasizes the ridiculousness of trying to ban one of nature's most beneficial, natural products: cannabis. He also points out that the responsibility of deciding what a person can or should do lies with that person alone and that the people currently being prosecuted for cannabis cultivation, possession, or distribution should immediately be set free.
One of the most influential newspapers in the United States, The New York Times, has called for the national legalisation of cannabis. This statement was made in the newspaper of Saturday, July 26 2014, through an editorial article. Because of this, one can consider it as the opinion of the entire newspaper.
On Tuesday July 22nd 2014 the communications director for the Oregon Secretary of State confirmed to the Huffington Post that more than enough signatures have been collected to ensure that citizens will be able to vote on ‘Initiative Petition 53’ in November 2014. A recent poll shows that a whopping 57 percent of the population in this state is pro-legalization.
On Wednesday 9 July 2014, the White House announced its drug control policy for the coming year. It consists of increased attention to the problems surrounding the use of heroin and pharmaceutical painkillers, while the policy against the use of cannabis for medicinal and recreational purposes will remain in place.
On July 14th 2014, Cannabis News Network launched a brand new video platform. This video platform will regularly release high quality news items on medicinal and recreational cannabis topics. The new video platform of Cannabis News Network is kicking off with an item about the International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS).
Weed the People is a new cannabis documentary about the medicinal use of cannabis in the treatment of children with cancer. In this documentary filmmakers Abby Epstein and Ricki Lake take an unflinching look at the underground world of herbal medicine, where patients become experts on their own conditions.
On July 9th, 2014, Marc Emery, a Canadian politician, cannabis activist, publisher and distributor of cannabis seeds, was released from the federal correctional institution in Yazoo City, in the U.S. state of Mississippi. Emery was sentenced to five years of imprisonment in the U.S. for the online selling of cannabis seeds to American citizens.
The Public Prosecution Service has been denied the right to pursue three coffeeshops by the High Court in The Hague, which cited years of turning a blind eye to the 'back door' as no reason to prosecute now.