Hyperactivity, impulsiveness, mood swings, hypersensitivity, crankiness, lack of concentration and organisation, as well as difficulty falling asleep. These are the symptoms that typically determine the lives of ADHD patients. ADHD medication usually comes with a plethora of side effects. Would cannabis be an alternative?
On December 22nd 2015, Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos signed a decree that legalizes medicinal cannabis. Read more here.
On January 8 2016, Germany’s Federal Ministry of Health released a bill that could change the country’s controlled substances legislation and grant patients access to cannabis. More detailed information about the draft can be found in this article.
Catherine Hiller is the daughter of an activist, a woman, mother, best-selling author and, for 50 years, a cannabis user. With her newest book, this author and New York resident hopes to contribute to the legalisation of cannabis and show the world that you can both be successful and use cannabis every day. Read all about it here.
Recently, Sensi Seeds published an article about cannabis during pregnancy and childbirth . Today, we’d like to present our readership with opinions in regards to the subject.
2015 was, once more ,an eventful year in terms of cannabis legalization. In some parts of the world, further steps towards cannabis decriminalisation and regulation have been undertaken. In other parts, however, harsher rules have been established. Take a look at our exclusive 2015 overview for cannabis legalization.
Inspired by a panel discussion featuring Ina May Gaskin, the “mother of authentic midwifery”, a few months ago here in Amsterdam, I decided to take a closer look at the topic of using cannabis during pregnancy and childbirth. This is some of the information I have found on the subject. Take a look for yourself.
We are in December; it is cold outside, and the entire month is a very busy time of year. This is also the season during which a lot of people get sick with a cold or even a flu. Do you want to avoid it this year? Then these top 5 tips might be for you! Take a look.
Congratulations to the winners of our Jack Herer contest! Each of these three lucky cannabis enthusiasts wins a set of two VIP tickets for our exclusive Jack Herer tribute event that will take place in Amsterdam, including travel and accommodation.
Germany’s leading organization in the battle for cannabis legalization, Deutscher Hanfverband (DHV), has once again asked German citizens what their opinion on cannabis legalization is: 42% of the interviewees are in favor of it, 51% think that cannabis will be legal in Germany in a few years from now.
One almost never sees potent cannabis plants flowering in public and while this was a common sight almost everywhere only 80 years ago, it is now banned in most corners of the earth. Until recently, the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museums in Amsterdam and Barcelona, the Cannabis College in Amsterdam, the Hemp Museum in Berlin, and the Museo Della Civilta Contadina in Bologna were the only places in the world either solely devoted to the heyday of cannabis, or actually permitted to display real cannabis plants.
The poem The Praise of Hemp-seed was published in 1620 by John Taylor, the Water Poet. Surprisingly enough, he praises the many benefits that the hemp seed has to offer mankind. His passion, some four hundred years ago, rivals that of modern cannabis activists. Learn more about this poet and his song of praise for the hemp seed.
“Irrational Drug Laws are hindering medical research” - that is Prof. David Nutt’s statement. How exactly laws are doing that, he explains in a presentation at the Breaking Convention 2015, a biennial interdisciplinary British conference on psychedelic consciousness.
The National Cancer Institute, an agency sponsored by the U.S. government, has recently updated their information about cannabis, admitting that cannabis has been shown to kill cancer cells.
Cannabis is legal in Colorado, Washington, Oregon and Alaska, but federal laws make conventional commercials and advertising largely impossible for businesses in the cannabis industry. This is where “The Marijuana Show ” jumps in. It helps cannabusinesses to get their message out.
The German Hemp Association welcomes the announcement by the federal government in Germany to set up a cannabis agency. This paves the way for the first cultivation of medicinal cannabis in Germany, helping not only the patients, but allowing also new economic prospects for Germany.
To mark the 30th anniversary of Sensi Seeds, Ben Dronkers, founder of the Sensi Seed Bank, HempFlax and the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum Amsterdam/Barcelona, inaugurated the exhibition “Grow On: 30 Years of Sensi Seeds” in Barcelona’s Palau Mornau on Thursday the 8th of October.
This article is about people whose actions have contributed to changing perceptions about cannabis and for the most part continue to do so, people who have been recognised with a Cannabis Culture Award for their courage in the fight for the acceptance of hemp and cannabis.
Berlin was asked and has answered. 39% of interviewees are for the legalisation of cannabis, as the German Hemp Association (DHV) reported on October 2nd, 2015. Further details about the poll can be found in the following article.