Disappointed Faces in Vienna: Contrary to what many activists were expecting, cannabis is not going to be reclassified any time soon. The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it would not be presenting its recommendation to the Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND) on schedule. Some say the real reason for the delay may in fact be political in nature.
Switzerland led the way in 2016 by legalising all varieties of cannabis that contain less than 1% THC. A high CBD content and a low THC content seems to be the magic formula for success in other European countries, too. Cannabis News Network has investigated the issue on your behalf and has come to the conclusion that Cannabis Light is big business!
The changes can no longer be reversed. After decades of repression, cannabis is clawing its way back into public awareness as a medicine. For consumers, this is an exciting but also a confusing time. Much of what we assume is true turns out to be wrong, or at least inaccurate. The main rule is: Use your common sense!
Bigger, faster, stronger - searching for extremes is part of human nature. Chasing records is also evident in the cannabis industry. Ever stronger products are coming onto the market in the search for new heights. To go straight to the moon (and hopefully back again), you need Moon Rocks. Fasten your seat belt.
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.
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.
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.
Autoflowering cannabis seeds are the easiest way of growing your own harvest. Regardless of how much light there is, after a few weeks they automatically move on to the flowering phase. This way, even novices can get great results. Based on feedback from the community and our own experience, we have selected the best autoflowering varieties for you.
The Federal Council wants to make access to medicinal cannabis easier. They are also reviewing whether health insurance funds might cover the costs in future. Recreational use of cannabis could soon also become simpler. Several cities and cantons will be allowed to sell of cannabis on a trial basis. Could we be on the cusp of legalisation?
As gripping as a novel, as colourful as a Bollywood movie and as philosophical as the Bhagavad Gita – Mila’s autobiography “How I Became the Hash Queen” is one of those books that makes you look at your own life with fresh eyes. It is a homage to freedom, a love letter to nature and a kick in the butt to all the whingers.
The Cannabis Liberation Day is now history. In June, cannabis lovers from all around the world met for the last time in the Flevopark. There was dancing, laughter and fun. Plenty of passionate discussion too. We would like to take a few moments to recall once more the many discussions held on the stage.
Blockchain will be the Next Big Thing. The technology behind the Bitcoin cryptocurrency is still in its infancy, like the start of the Internet in the early 1990s, but it has huge potential. Blockchain is also opening up new horizons for the Dutch cannabis industry.
Rare, exclusive and expensive, kief is the caviar of the cannabis world. It is not simply Moroccan hashish, as many people think, but rather it is the name for the resinous crystals that protect the cannabis plant against pests. Insects do not like aromatic terpenes and cannabinoids. But we humans do!
Dutch law is merciless where anything related to driving is concerned. It punishes cannabis users and in the rest of Europe, the laws are even stricter. But what can you do to avoid being caught with cannabis when driving? This last part of an exclusive series from the Cannabis News Network offers some answers.
With anything related to driving, Dutch law is merciless. It is not just recreational users who are punished, but also those who use cannabis for medicinal reasons. Why this does not actually help road safety is explained in an exclusive multi-part series from the Cannabis News Network. In Part 4, the focus is on the human toll.
With anything related to driving, Dutch law is merciless. Regardless of whether you are fit to drive or not, the law dictates that if you have THC in your blood, you will pay. Why this does not actually help road safety is explained in an exclusive multi-part series from the Cannabis News Network. In Part 3, the focus is on how the new law came about.
It is illegal to drive a vehicle after having consumed more than a specified quantity of alcohol or cannabis. Cannabis users are dealt with particularly severely in this regard. Why this does not actually help road safety is explained in an exclusive multi-part series from the Cannabis News Network. In Part 2, the focus is on Cannabis vs alcohol.
A whole day about cannabis and freedom - where can you find anything like this? In Amsterdam of course! On 17 June 2018, cannabis lovers from all over the world will come together for Cannabis Liberation Day 2018. The programme boasts many well-known names from the cannabis scene and top bands from Bosnia and France.