For anything relating to driving, Dutch law is merciless. It is not just recreational users who are punished, but even 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 1: The cannabis saliva test
Growing cannabis in greenhouses is the way of the future! This is the only way to combine the benefits of both outdoor and indoor growing. Cultivation is safer, more reliable and simpler than in the open air. You also save a lot of energy, which is good for your wallet as well as the environment.
This is not the first time that the Brazilian artist Fernando de La Rocque has caused a stir in the art world. His latest series, “Blow Job”, consists of religious and political icons that he has captured on paper with the help of cannabis smoke. To learn how exactly he does this, check out the article from Cannabis News Network.
In the 19th century, everyone had cannabinoids available in their medicine chests. What followed were decades of repression, fuelled by racist propaganda and lobbying. However, the world is on the brink of rediscovering cannabis as a medicine. Whether taken to combat pain, loss of appetite or inflammation, cannabis relieves the symptoms of many ailments.
Hemp seeds are completely legal in most European countries. However, each country has its own rules and nuances when it comes to the treatment of cannabis, which makes it no easy task to keep track In this article, we aim to shed some light in this darkness.
Cannabis passes through a series of stages in its life. The most important of these are the germination, seedling, growth and flowering stages. Each stage brings its own challenges. Novice growers need to be aware of these, to be sure of giving their plants the attention and care that they deserve.
For once, the spotlight is not on its big brother, South Africa, but on Lesotho itself: In 2017, this small country legalised medicinal cannabis, making it the first place in Africa to do so! Cannabis News Network took a quick look around this beautiful but poor country and found that not very much had really changed since the legalisation.
More and more people are discovering the benefits of cannabidiol (CBD). It is one of the most valued cannabinoids and can play a key role in maintaining health. We leave nothing to chance in the production of our CBD oil and we control the entire production process – from the first seed to the shelf.
Cannabis microdosing is about taking the lowest possible effective dose. It means taking just the right amount to have positive effects, but without reaching an actual high or suffering from undesirable side effects. What recreational users are increasingly discovering could be even more interesting for medicinal users.
Hans Kamperman is fighting for the decriminalisation of cannabis. Since the beginning of 2018, he has been camping out in front of the parliament building in The Hague. The sad peak of his campaign was a failed suicide attempt.
The legalisation of medicinal cannabis is on the brink of a breakthrough in the United Kingdom. But instead of debating the new bill, members of parliament filibustered, talking about other matters until time ran out. Scandalous!
Dries van Agt receives the Koos Zwart Award. The former Prime Minister has been singled out for his key role in the Dutch policy on drugs. It was he who, in 1976, introduced the policy of cannabis tolerance and paved the way for the first Coffee Shops.
Growing cannabis is surprisingly simple: all you need are a few seeds, pots, water and light. If, however, you want to maximise yields and also save time, you will do best with a Sea of Green. No other growing approach will allow you to harvest so much in so little time.
Even where cannabis is legal, in many places you are only allowed to have a limited number of plants. Those who want to maximise their yield in the face of this restriction would do best with a Screen of Green. A simple piece of netting will stimulate sideways growth and bud formation. The result: plenty of fat, highly potent buds.
Cannabis and tobacco go hand in hand. However, there are many alternatives which not only open up new dimensions of taste, but that are also healthier than tobacco. Some of them are also psychoactive and enhance or complement the smoker’s experience.
The days are getting longer, the temperatures are rising and the weed is starting to grow again. Celebrate the beginning of spring with us at Spannabis. The biggest cannabis trade fair in the world will be held for the 15th time, and this time in Barcelona. It’s the perfect start to the 2018 outdoor season!
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.
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”.
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!