In this article from July 22nd, Sensi Seeds started to inform readers about cannabis extenders: contaminants deliberately applied to buds or plants purely for financial gain. The education continues in in today’s article, beginning with more substances that can be unscrupulously used to increase the weight of cannabis:
The results of the illicit drugs market have been discussed again and again. Prohibitive drug policy causes a lot of negative consequences, of which stigmatization, impact on health, criminalization, abuse and violation are only a few. With this short series of articles, Sensi Seeds aims to inform the reader about contaminated cannabis and the possibilities of drug checking.
Myanmar (or Burma) is a sovereign state in southeast Asia, and is the world's 24th most populous and 40th largest country. Since 1962, the country has been ruled by a military junta, and allegations of human rights abuses abound. Myanmar is a major producer of opium, and also produces significant quantities of cannabis.
One of the most telling signs that attitudes to cannabis are decisively shifting is the enormous hype that is currently being generated around legal cannabis companies, and the sheer number of new investors scrambling to get involved. But as with any fledgling industry, finding reputable companies to invest in can be difficult.
Pyrethrum is the name given to any one of several chrysanthemum species, as well as to the insecticidal preparation that can be extracted from two species, C. cinerariifolium and C. coccineum. Pyrethrum is directly toxic to several common cannabis pests including spider mite and aphid, and is remarkably non-toxic to mammals.
The relationship between cannabis use and the creative process is well-known but remarkably complex. As with so many of the psychological and neurological effects of the drug, it appears that cannabis' effect on creativity depends on various factors including existing mental health and frequency of use.
Bhang Ki Thandai is a well known beverage in India and Bangladesh. It is made of milk and cannabis paste. Grab your ingredients and follow the steps in this recipe to taste your own, homemade, Bhang Ki Thandai.
Cannabinol (CBN) is arguably the third best-known cannabinoid after THC and CBD. Mildly psychoactive, CBN is thought to act as a weak agonist of both the CB1 and CB2 receptors, and is known to have various medical uses including as an anticonvulsant and antiemetic. CBN may also be partly responsible for the sedative effect of some cannabis varieties.
There are many different types of yoga, and all of them have the same common goals: physical, mental and emotional improvement as well as emerging of subject and object reality into the classical cultural mystic state and experience of oneness. How is this done? Through breathing techniques, poses or asanas, and meditation. For some yogis, the combination of cannabis and meditation is THE experience. Yoga means union. To this, cannabis can offer it’s beneficial qualities to the seeker of this state. Also, when being high, one can better focus on his breathing.
France, one of the most repressive countries in Europe in regard to cannabis, has just legalized the medicinal use of cannabis!
Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the better-known and intensively studied phytocannabinoids. Acting as a mediator for the effects of THC, it is widely considered to be non-psychoactive in nature. However, research has indicated that CBD has a sedative effect, which may partly explain why strains high in CBD are known for their “stoned” effect rather than their “high”.
Almost every user of cannabis, from novice to stalwart stoner, has endured the sometimes terrifying experience of 'white out' after consuming a little too much—but what biological process is behind the phenomenon?
Cannabis has been cultivated in Afghanistan for thousands of years, to the extent that distinctive landraces have become established, and a putative subspecies C. sativa var. afghanica was proposed by the Russian botanist Nikolai Vavilov in 1926—although much confusion surrounds Afghan cannabis' place in the nomenclature.
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) with head offices in Montreal, Canada has raised the limit for Cannabis. The very was 15 nanogram per millimeter (15ng/ml) so far.
Although more and more countries are slowly getting more liberal towards recreational and - especially - medicinal marihuana, most of the countries still see it an illegal drug. Fortunately an increasing amount of people are discovering that cannabis is very effective against a variety of diseases, and increasingly breaking the silence sharing this with the world.
Organic pesticides have been praised to the heavens for many years by proponents of the organic cultivation method, but there are increasing doubts over their safety and efficacy. For many, 'organic' equates to 'better', 'healthier' and 'safer', but ultimately, all pesticides are poison, even those derived from natural sources.
The story behind the prohibition of cannabis and the racial element to its illegality has been discussed countless times in recent decades, since the legalisation movement gained momentum. However, what is less heavily scrutinised is the fact that this racism persists to this day, and shows no signs of abating.