This is the legendary Afghani Indica as a feminized auto flowering strain. With no need to identify and eliminate males, and no need to even change light cycles to induce flowering, it’s been easy to grow. The automatic strain has been grown on the balcony and proved to have a short flowering period, which Sensi Seeds estimates with 50 – 60 days.
Cement production accounts for 5% of all global carbon dioxide emissions. One alternative to cement production would be the use of natural materials, such as hemp. Hempcrete, a product for construction and isolation, is a mixture of hemp and other materials, such as lime. Hempcrete is firm and self-insulating. It regulates the temperature and humidity of buildings and is carbon negative, to only name a few advantages.
From the 17th to the 19th of October 2014, the impressive Event Pyramid in the Austrian capital of Vienna is reserved for the 7th edition of the international hemp fair Cultiva. More than 100 companies from Austria and around the world also gather together this year, to present their cannabis and hemp products.
His name is Günter Weiglein. He is 49 years old, married and has two sons. Before his serious motorcycle accident in 2002, for which he was not to blame, he was a designer in the automobile construction industry. Since his accident, he has been taking life into his own hands as the manager of "Rent a Pizzeria" and cannabis activist. Günter has been treating his chronic pains with natural cannabis since 2006. Since 2009, he has been in possession of a certificate of exemption to legally buy cannabis flowers from the pharmacy.
If you are involved with drug policy and the issue of cannabis legalisation, you will inevitably come across many opinions and comments by politicians, experts and activists. Sensi Seeds has compiled 10 quotations for its readership which call for an alternative drugs policy to be considered. The following statements continue to be clear and true, even if some of them are already several decades old.
The tenth episode of SensiBilisation with Jack Herer is a special one. In this video Jack explains how he decided on the title of his first and most famous book: The Emperor Wears No Clothes. Jack extensively reveals how this famous tale by Hans Christian Andersen is an allegory for the current prohibition of cannabis.
Sensi Seeds keeps a close eye on cannabis legalisation processes all over the world, and especially in the US, where 23 states have legalised cannabis for medicinal purposes and 2 for recreational use. While traveling the US, Sensi Seeds visited dispensaries, talked to patients and activists, attended cannabis cups and took a more in-depth look at medicinal cannabis programs. In today’s article Sensi Seeds would like to take a closer look at Michigan, where cannabis for medicinal use was legalised in November 2008.
Two weeks ago, five German cannabis patients submitted their respective cases to the Cologne Administrative Court. They filed a suit for private cannabis cultivation. Today, the verdict was announced: Private cannabis cultivation for therapeutic purposes can be allowed in individual cases.
On 8 July 2014, five German patients submitted a case to the Cologne Administrative Court regarding growing their own cannabis. The verdict of the proceedings is not expected until 22 July 2014, so we will need to have a little more patience. The five patients, who suffer from chronic pain, ADHS, Tourette’s syndrome and post-traumatic stress disorder all have permits to purchase cannabis from the pharmacy However, as it is so very expensive, the patients felt they had no choice but to go to court to demand their right to grow their own.
In this episode, Jack Herer focuses on the importance of sharing and spreading the facts about cannabis as widely as possible to counter the misinformation and propaganda used against the plant.
Cannazapp is full of diverse opinions, statements and jokes, in order to shed light upon those events and people which have brought the cannabis plant to where it is today. This episode features statements from the War on Drugs, talks about cannabis policies and medicinal uses, it shows pieces of the Cheech & Chong debate on Fox News, a Bill Hicks comedy show and much more.
For some people the risk of using medicinal cannabis is too high. They simply don’t dare to even try it, because they don’t want to be reported to the police and get in trouble, so they continue to use opiates or other medications. If the option for medicinal cannabis will not officially be given, people fear that the life of their loved ones is in jeopardy.
GrassRoots: The Cannabis Revolution is a feature-length documentary that explores the world of medical cannabis consumers and activists. Spanning The USA, The Netherlands, Spain, USA and the UK; the new film from Dale Beaumont-Smith, director of 'vegas2venice', follows the trials and tribulations of a sub-culture trying to change the current cannabis laws in the United Kingdom.
We must talk about cannabis and this is what I want to apply the money for. Politics needs to face up to this debate. In the meantime, cannabis is absolutely legally being sold in Colorado. The US federal state Washington and Uruguay as the first nation ever are in the process of implementing corresponding decisions. It shows that different cannabis politics are possible! This is not about belittlement of cannabis, but about an alternative to prohibition. Cannabis prohibition has failed. It is destructive and expensive. We’d like to replace the current black market with a regulated market that involves youth and consumer protection.
In October 2013, a small group of science aficionados from Amsterdam founded the High on Nano project. Their aim: to familiarize the general public with the astonishing possibilities of cannabinoid nanoparticles in biomedical research, something which only a very limited number of people know about today.
Josh Stanley, one of the Stanley brothers known as Colorado’s finest cultivators and cannabis growers, takes the audience at TEDx Talks through propaganda, fear and greed encompassing medical cannabis.
The Counterculture Hall of Fame was set up “to celebrate the history of the counterculture by recognizing its saints”, as Mr Hager says. Every year around the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, the prestigious award is given to a person that has made history by founding, living and/or leading a counterculture.
“But one of the greatest things about this job, people, is I get to go out and find true advocates of true spirituality. The people that had been overlooked, that created our culture, that made their mark and never got their due…” These were High Times editor Steven Hager’s words, when he called MC Coke La Rock to the Counterculture Hall of Fame back in 2010.
The Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum and the Cannabis College in Amsterdam are proud to present a lecture and book signing session with renowned cannabis researcher Robert Connell Clarke. Clarke is the author of the widely acclaimed books Marijuana Botany and Hashish!. He has been invited to talk about his newest venture, an all-encompassing history of the cannabis plant, the book Cannabis: Evolution and Ethnobotany.