In Uruguay cannabis has been legal since 2013, whereas in Canada it has only been legal for a few months. Cannabis could also be legalised soon in Mexico, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Germany, Jamaica and Lesotho. Then there are three special cases: the USA, Spain and Israel. This article explains exactly what the situation is in the different countries.
My stomach problems started in my mid-twenties, the cramps, constant bloating, and fatigue after eating. I often avoided food as a solution, or if the pain was bad, drank a cup of mint and smoked a joint. To this day, I still use the same system, but have to wonder am I self-medicating or aggravating a vicious cycle?
Pedro Sanchez is the new and unexpected president of Spain. Among his supporters, some openly call for the legalization of cannabis. Is this really an opportunity for things to change?
Cannabis Liberation Day is always a festive and educational experience. This year saw a new feature, the Cannabis University, a large, modern tent able to host a good sized audience. To get this off to a flying start, Cannabis News Network’s Steven Kompier presented guests including Alan Dronkers; now you can watch the full video of his talk!
To our surprise and disappointment, Facebook has removed several posts from our wall! We investigated thoroughly and discovered that other cannabis companies have had the same problem. So what’s behind this purge on perfectly legitimate businesses? Read on.
In this interview, Covadonga F. tells us about her experience with Sensi Seeds CBD oil. Since she started using it, the constant pain she suffered for years because of a shoulder injury, has receded, and she now sleeps like a dormouse. She was looking for a natural alternative, and her husband found it. Do not miss the full interview here.
In Germany, many people lose their driving licence without ever driving while high. Read here how you can avoid that.
There are thousands, if not tens of thousands of cannabis-related apps available today for use on smartphones and tablets. Many of them are buggy, poor imitations of better products, or just downright useless! But there are some incredibly useful and valuable apps if you know where to look – so let’s see what we can find.
Three years after cannabis was legalised, Uruguay’s government announced just a few months ago that it would soon commence state-controlled sales. The first harvest has already arrived and the cannabis buds should already be in the process of being dispensed to adult consumers with the assistance of the 1100 pharmacies in the country. However... More about the background to this story can be found here:
In breaking news, the Dutch company Bedrocan has been recognised as compliant with the European Medicines Agency’s good manufacturing practice (GMP) standards. This is the highest level of compliance ever achieved by a medicinal cannabis company.
Today is Inauguration Day. What will be the stance of President Donald Trump on cannabis? Will he adopt a cannabis-friendly approach or enforce a zero-tolerance policy? Micha, a journalist and cannabis expert, provides us with some insights.
Following his election victory, Canada’s Prime Minister Trudeau announced that he would regulate the buying and selling of cannabis. In mid-December 2016, the task force he brought in especially for this purpose made a proposal, which dealt with no less than 80 detailed questions about the upcoming legalisation. Read more about the legalisation of cannabis in Canada here.
In late September 2016, the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) issued the first ever licence to a German cannabis patient to grow their own medicinal cannabis. Michael F., who is living with multiple sclerosis, took his demand for the right to grow at home as part of his government-recognised therapy to the highest court in the land for this matter. He won his case on 6 April of this year.
Should all drugs be legal? We asked our Facebook and Instagram communities to weigh in: What exactly is a drug? Do all of them deserve the same treatment? What are conditions under which a legalisation makes sense? Read on to see what the Sensi Seeds community thinks of this controversial topic!
The topic of whether or not holding in smoke increases the effects of the cannabis plant is a popular – and divisive – topic among recreational cannabis consumers. Read on to see what our community of enthusiasts thinks about this burning issue.
How the Global Economy Depends on Illegal Drug Money: Part I: Free Markets, Financial Regulations & Money Laundering
According to some economists, the global trade in illegal drugs is a fundamental, essential part of the prevailing economic model – and the war on drugs is a means to maintain the trade, rather than to eradicate it.
It was around 2012 that dabbing – the art of consuming cannabis extracts by inhaling them from a heated ‘nail’ or point – began to really gain popularity among users. Since then, it has somewhat divided the cannabis world due to its strength, the risks of producing extracts, and even its aesthetic. What is your opinion on this topic?
The race for the White House is about to reach its conclusion, and the US voters’ decision will doubtlessly have repercussions beyond its borders. There’s no other head of state with so much influence over the rest of the world and their decisions on legalising cannabis don't just affect Americans. What are the presidential candidates’ positions?
The ban on cannabis was supposed to protect society from the threats of murder, mayhem, addiction, and full-scale collapse that were trumpeted by everyone from politicians to Parent Teacher Associations. Nearly a century later, its illegality has caused the very problems it was intended to solve. So who benefits from cannabis prohibition really?