When the Sea Shepherd high-speed vessel MV Brigitte Bardot needed insulation that was effective in sub-zero temperatures, hemp fibre from HempFlax was the obvious choice.
Dr Lester Grinspoon is Associate Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Now one of the most respected and outspoken proponents of cannabis, Dr Grinspoon originally set out to prove it was a harmful drug. In 1967 he began research to scientifically define the dangers of marijuana. His studies led him to a surprising conclusion, the opposite of his hypothesis. Cannabis was not the dangerous drug that he, and the general public, had been led to believe it was.
Last month Sensi Seeds attended Spannabis in Barcelona, Spain´s largest and longest-running cannabis expo. Founder and owner Ben Dronkers came along and spent many hours at the Sensi Seeds stand, chatting with visitors and staff, old friends and new.
Our current photo competition, ´How Do You Take Your Medicine?´, is getting a extension! We have decided to extend the deadline for uploading entries until April 8th.
This month´s featured product is a true taste of the tropics that, amazingly, thrives outdoors in cool climates. Jamaican Pearl is a mouthwatering cannabis sativa strain with an effect and flavor that come unmistakably from the mother´s side of the family, the legendary Marley´s Collie.
This is a great, inspiring movie about Shona Banda, a Crohn´s Disease survivor who was diagnosed as terminally ill. She decided to take control of her disease using cannabis.
The 14th Copa de la Marihuana (Marijuana Cup) was held in Madrid on the 18th of December last year. Featuring documentaries and conferences on different aspects of cannabis and hemp use, from indoor cultivation to legal aspects of possession, the event was held with the participation and support of 21 cannabis consumer organizations.
Spannabis is the world´s largest hemp fair and once again the Sensi Seeds Expo staff are very much looking forward to attending. Spannabis celebrates its eighth anniversary this year on the 25th, 26th and 27th of February in Barcelona´s Cornella Convention Centre.
Last month we started a brand new photo competition in which you can show the world how YOU enjoy your cannabis. The photo on the left is one of the entries we particularly liked. Our congratulations to the chef and we wish we could have been there to enjoy the creation with its creator!
To illustrate the story behind our infamous Mr. Nice G13 x Hash Plant strain we dug up clip from our video archive where Ben Dronkers meets Howard Marks, AKA Mr. Nice.
As one of the world´s leading seed companies, Sensi Seeds attends and sponsors many of the cannabis fairs and expos that take place around the globe. This season has been very exciting for Sensi, as well as for our fans, friends and clients. Here's a brief rundown of our recent autumn and winter 2010 tour!
This month´s short film is the BBC documentary Inside Out, which features David Duclos from Amsterdam´s Cannabis College. Many people in the U.K. currently use cannabis to treat a range of chronic illnesses, despite the laws that make them criminals.
After a long and very productive outdoor season in the northern hemisphere it is finally time to announce the winners of the Grow Diary contest! It was truly a joy to see the outstanding photos uploaded by participating growers and a ´photo diary´ competition will definitely return in the very near future!
Our sister company HempFlax, innovative leaders in European industrial hemp business, launched their new website this month. In keeping with their continuing mission to research and improve the almost endless applications of industrial hemp, the new website is modern, clear, comprehensive and even more user friendly than before.
Michelle Rainey passed away on October 20th. Known as the "blonde bombshell" of the Canadian medical marijuana movement, she was hailed as one of the greatest medical activists of all time, and will also be remembered for her favourite phrase: "It's 4:20 somewhere."
Like the outdoor growing season here in the northern hemisphere, Sensi´s Grow Dairy photo competition is nearing its end. In recent months, many enthusiastic growers have delighted us by uploading an abundance of quality photos depicting their cultivation projects from beginning to end.
Ben Dronkers described his reaction as ´pleased and surprised´ upon learning of his nomination for Outstanding International Hemp Activist of the Year in the Jack Herer Awards 2010.