Cannabicyclol (CBL) is a little-studied phytocannabinoid that occurs naturally in the cannabis plant. Very little is known about CBL or its potential in medicine. Most existing research into CBL has focused on the structure and biosynthesis of the molecule itself, and the few studies that have looked into its use in specific medical applications have not yielded promising results.
Extracting cannabinoids, especially through the use of gas, as with the case of BHO, carries a range of risks, in terms of both health and safety. Encouraging risk reduction in this process necessitates looking at extraction techniques and the effects on users, in order to come up with a specific regulation.
As soon as cannabis enthusiasts learned how to smoke with the help of glass paraphernalia, glass art was born. Even more so than wood, acrylic or other materials, glass has caught the attention of seasoned cannabis smokers. Nowadays, there seems to be increased interest around the topic … and not only from cannabis users!
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, how can you plan the perfect, cannabis-related day with your special someone? Here’s a look at some of the best and cutest ideas and products out there!
Two Amsterdam-based chefs are putting a new twist on some very old highs, creating haute cuisine dishes incorporating mind-altering herbs from around the world. After a successful local start, they’re hoping to make their High Cuisine concept a new culinary wave worldwide with a cookery book and TV series.
Following the Supreme Court's judgements against cannabis clubs in 2015, ordinary courts have started interpreting them. Spain's major clubs, above all in Barcelona, appear to have their days numbered. However, increasingly more judges understand that small clubs fit in with the Law. A new era is dawning.
During winter, coughs and colds affect most of us. Although the simple, ubiquitous viruses that cause these common illnesses are very hard to “cure” outright, there are various ways that cannabis can be used to ease their symptoms. Read on to find out how to incorporate cannabis into your diet and health care regime to prevent and treat colds!
Fewer pain impulses, better concentration and a clearer head. In this interview, Thea, who is married and a mother of three, shares her personal experiences with CBD oil from Sensi Seeds. A family member gave it to her hoping that it would do her good. You can read the whole report here.
Cannabis cuisine has advanced dramatically in recent years. More people are cooking with cannabis, and techniques and results are becoming increasingly spectacular. Read on for a basic overview of important “do’s & don’t’s” to consider when hosting your cannabis dinner party!
Of course, we should all try to give something back to society whenever possible – but during the holiday season, most of us have a little more time to seriously consider how we can help. So why not start with the cannabis community? There are thousands of charities and nonprofits that need our support – and whose efforts are helping people the world over.
Clark French is not only a founder of the United Patients Alliance, he has been a vital part of new documentary GrassRoots. It follows the evolution of the UPA over three years, the changing status of medicinal cannabis in the Western world, and his own journey. Discover more in the final part of our interview.
How do edibles work? Many a first-time cannabis consumer has asked themselves this question. And with absolute reason, as enjoying such products necessitates a minimum of understanding of their process. In this article, we break down the 101 on cannabis edibles for you. Read on, and consume responsibly!
After we reported on the 3 most popular cannabis-infused party recipes, part 2 in our series contains a report on the most popular party drinks that have a special “kick.” After examining a number of cocktails, we have selected the Space Mango Lassi, the Magic Mai Tai and the Pomegranate High.
The scientific and anecdotal reports on rectal cannabis use are somewhat conflicting. Sometimes, the best way to research something is to do it yourself. For science, for Sensi Seeds, and for journalistic integrity, I tried a cannabis suppository and wrote about the results.
A new trend has arrived in Germany, and in particular in the German party capital Berlin. We are talking about pepped-up party snacks that are seasoned with cannabis and which deliver an extra special-kick when consumed. At informal events or private parties in particular, these small tasty treats are growing in popularity all the time.
Hemp beer is becoming increasingly popular in Europe. More and more supermarkets and wine shops in Germany and the Czech Republic, in particular, stock hemp beer which is no big surprise as these are two well-known beer loving countries. However, is that the only reason that the popularity of hemp beer is on the rise there?
Keeping your cannabis seeds safe and viable is essential. To help you get the most out of your “magic beans”, here are some handy dos and don’ts for correctly storing cannabis seeds.
There’s a lot we don’t know about the evolution of cannabis, and we’re still not sure exactly what’s going on with cannabis as it exists today – it is one species or several? What does “sativa” and “indica” mean in real terms? We’re still finding the answers to those questions, and a deeper understanding of the past could help our efforts enormously.
Can the widely available and so innocent-looking mango actually increase the effects of cannabis? If so, how can this effect be achieved and can every smoker do it?