The Stonedware ethos promises “Never sacrifice beauty for function. This philosophy is built into every piece we make”. Discover how Ariel Zimman is redefining the “weed pipe” for a new breed of consumers, and the thought and physical processes that result in these gorgeous sculptures for smoking with.
To the members of Marijuana Anonymous (MA), an offshoot of the addiction recovery program Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), cannabis is a dangerous drug, as destructive as crack, more callous than cocaine. But is this the right way to think about cannabis? Is it contrary to the ongoing research that demonstrates the health benefits of marijuana?
Unlike in Europe, the public in the US and Canada appear relatively unconcerned about so-called genetic engineering. The first GMO companies are now starting to look at improving the ancient medicinal and crop plant Cannabis sativa L.
“Hemp could revive rural Ireland,” says Jim Miller, one of the co-founders and chairman of Ireland’s Hemp Co-operative. “It’s an opportunity we’ve yet to harness, but right now, our biggest challenge is to develop the industry in a sustainable way that energizes Ireland’s cottage industries and supports small business. That’s our goal.”
Puffyapp is a new dating app launched to help potheads connect, and meet a dope soul-mate. It’s the latest in a stream of cannabis dating apps including HighThere!, 420 Singles, and My 420 Mate designed for stoners who want to break out of the cannabis closet, and share their enthusiasm for getting high. Maybe they can also end stoner stigma?
To those who prefer a nice sunny afternoon to a cozy day indoors while it’s raining outside, Barcelona is the new Amsterdam. Plan your next visit and check out the best cannabis social clubs in the city.
Reviride is an eco-project by Italian company Hesalis that uses industrial hemp to decontaminate polluted soil and inspire people to live healthier lives. The goal is re-green Italy and stop rising cancer rates.
Jahki Revi, president of La Kalada cannabis club stands on the sides of the indoor football pitch egging on his team who, with minutes to go before the game’s end are two goals down. Defeat is certain but Revi is upbeat, happy his club is part of Barcelona’s Mary Jane Football League.
As gripping as a novel, as colourful as a Bollywood movie and as philosophical as the Bhagavad Gita – Mila’s autobiography “How I Became the Hash Queen” is one of those books that makes you look at your own life with fresh eyes. It is a homage to freedom, a love letter to nature and a kick in the butt to all the whingers.
The Cannabis Liberation Day is now history. In June, cannabis lovers from all around the world met for the last time in the Flevopark. There was dancing, laughter and fun. Plenty of passionate discussion too. We would like to take a few moments to recall once more the many discussions held on the stage.
The global cannabis export market is dominated by a handful of Canadian, Dutch and British companies. Over 90% of all legal cannabis sales today take place in the USA. Will the world’s traditional cannabis-producing countries get an opportunity to compete in this arena?
When Wally Johnson set out to make a film about cannabis prohibition in Sweden, he didn’t expect to be embarking on a journey of self-discovery that would take him to the other side of the world. Sensi Seeds is proud to be associated with Wally and the team from Guerrilla Tactics who are behind the forthcoming documentary ‘Mary & I’.
For decades, Spanish women have been quietly advancing cannabis legalization and normalization via legal initiatives, medical marijuana research, private cultivation, political lobbying, activism and more. These women of weed want to overhaul Spain’s drug laws and restrictive policies to ensure a safe, inclusive and representative consumption environment for everyone.
Hemp has gained a lot of traction in recent years, due to the increasingly relaxed attitude towards the Cannabis Sativa L. plant as a whole. Possible applications of industrial hemp are endless, especially in construction. This is why HempFlax, together with the municipality of Oude Pekela, hosted a workshop/trade show for and by industry professionals.
The ocean has been turned into a large marine waste dump that harms its ecosystems. The world of surfing wants to “reinvent the future” with a clean alternative that replaces the use of polluting materials: Hemp.
Trying to find the best books about cannabidiol, from beginner to expert level? We’ve curated this collection to help you select which ones are most suitable for your CBD needs.
Documentaries are the perfect way to open people’s eyes, so it’s no surprise that there’s a whole series of high-quality documentaries about cannabis that dispel myths and half-truths. We have selected 10 of the best for you. Lights, camera, action!
Interview with Neil Woods: Former Undercover Drugs Squad Officer Talks Cannabis Legalisation and the War On Drugs
Neil Woods is an extraordinary person. He spent fourteen years living a double life, inhabiting the skin of a heroin and crack cocaine addict whist working as an undercover police officer. Now he’s the chairperson of LEAP UK, and a prominent campaigner for drug policy reform. Sensi Seeds interviewed him about cannabis legalisation and the war on drugs.
Gerbrand Korevaar is passionate about art and history, and turned his passion into his profession, working as a curator, researcher and writer. He has been the curator of the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museums in Amsterdam and Barcelona for seven years. Taking advantage of his presence at Spannabis, we interviewed this Dutch art historian.