It’s just over halfway through 2016 and a lot has happened in the world of cannabis and hemp this year already! We’ve been diligently reporting on events from around the world on the Sensi Seeds blog, and are happy to present you with this Cannabis News Review 2016 part one, to summarize the highlights of the year so far.
Dan Herer, son of the legendary Jack, is not so much following in his father’s footsteps as forging his own path in the modern field of hemp and cannabis that his family helped create. Sensi Seeds had the pleasure of interviewing him on a recent visit to Amsterdam. Learn more about the man bringing the next generation of cannabis pioneers together.
HPS lights vs LED lights: the question is one that every indoor cannabis grower has considered, and usually more than once! To shed some light on this sometimes difficult decision, we’ve collected various comments and conducted a Twitter poll. And what is your opinion? Tell us in the comments.
The dedication and creativity of growers all over the world has risen to the challenge of cultivating cannabis in all manner of locations, from high in the trees to under trampolines. Here we share some of the most unusual outdoor cannabis cultivation places that have been made known to us, and suggestions for strains to fit them.
A few weeks ago we announced the launch of an exciting new competition. The Sensi Seeds Cannabis Art Contest celebrates the connection between art and cannabis. With less than 10 days to go until the opportunity to submit your entries ends, here is a reminder of what we are looking for, when you can vote, and the great prizes you could win!
May 27th 2016 - HempFlax Romania was awarded a prize for "Excellence in Business" at the Gala Capital Awards evening in Romania, after receiving more than a quarter of the votes cast.
A painful surprise diagnosis and a painless surprise solution have changed the way I eat, and what I know about hempseed. This personal column covers arthritis, drug goats, and why I #EatSeedEveryDay.
Cannabis has been linked to creativity for hundreds of years. In this article, we explore the links between cannabis and street art. Have you ever found you are more creative when using cannabis, or just more confident in your ability to create? Is street art true art, or illegible vandalism? Read on!
Protein is essential for human health, and should be eaten every day. Here are 10 reasons why hempseed is the best protein source!
Having its own day is one of the defining components of a culture. The special day of cannabis lovers, April 20th, has evolved rather than being chosen. For many years, the origins of this nebulous festivity were little known and widely guessed at. So what does 420 represent?
Howard Marks died peacefully in his sleep on April 10th, 2016 at his home in Leeds, surrounded by his four children. He was 70. Sensi Seeds remembers this extraordinary writer, campaigner, raconteur and cannabis smuggler, a counterculture legend who was charming and funny to the end.
The impacts of climate change on our fragile planet are both increasingly obvious and increasingly disastrous. Fossil fuels are unquestionably one of the biggest contributors; the race to find a sustainable substitute for these finite and ever-diminishing resources is on. Biofuel is one of the suggestions, but how viable is it? And is hemp the best biofuel?
Fifteen years ago, if you had walked into a coffeeshop in Amsterdam and asked about the CBD and THC content of cannabis, the odds are you would have been greeted with a look of confusion from the person behind the counter.
This non-psychoactive cannabinoid is currently overtaking THC as the active principle in cannabis that medical professionals and patients alike are most interested in. So what are CBD e-liquids?
Some of you will already know of Eagle Bill; for some, the launch of this new cannabis seed strain may well be the first time you have heard his name. No matter which group you belong to, we are sure you’ll learn something new and interesting in this fun list of Ten Things You Should Know About Eagle Bill.
Cannabis seeds may all look pretty much the same, but within those brown, speckled hulls, the potential for infinite variations is captured. From industrial hemp to carefully refined sativas, from the most modern autoflowering strains to the most ancient cannabis seeds discovered to date, it all starts from a seed!
Feminized cannabis seeds are taken for granted by some growers, but still a source of confusion for others, especially beginners! Here are 10 interesting facts about cannabis seeds to share with your friends.
The histories of Eagle Bill Amato, vaporizing cannabis, Sensi Seeds, and Ben Dronkers are inextricably intertwined. Ben asked Eagle Bill to become a semi-permanent fixture in the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum and demonstrate vaporizing to the thousands of people who visited the museum each year, which he did with great efficiency and enjoyment.
The Czech-based international cannabis trade fair and expo is going from strength to strength. A record number of exhibitors from 21 countries attended last year, and this year- the sixth edition – Sensi Seeds will once again be one of them.