Since President Rodrigo Duterte came to power in the Philippines he has been waging a bloody war on drugs that threatens to destabilise the country entirely, and has affected users of cannabis as well as “hard” drugs such as meth. We spoke to a prominent cannabis activist to learn more about the situation and the everyday risks for cannabis users.
How many cannabis consumers are vegetarians, or vegans? How many have transitioned to a meat-free lifestyle as a result of being cannabis consumers? We have no official statistics or scientific studies to offer. However, we have observed the community around us, and there seems to be some correlation between cannabis and vegetarianism. In this article, we attempt to explain the nature of this correlation.
On the 12th of June 2016 the annual Dutch Cannabis Liberation Day took place in Amsterdam. One of the main speakers during this event was cannabis oil pioneer Rick Simpson. Besides giving a lecture on stage, Simpson participated in a debate together with two local contemporaries in which they discussed their opinions on cannabis oil.
Rick Simpson rose to internet fame among the cannabis community following the 2008 YouTube release of Run From The Cure, the documentary that publicized his method of making a cannabis concentrate which he claims can cure cancers and other diseases. Sensi Seeds interviewed him during his recent visit to Amsterdam.
Although he was sentenced to a prison term of only five years and eleven months for growing cannabis, Oliver Liermann ended up spending seven years and eleven months inside. In 2008, while he had a suspended sentence running, he was caught growing a kilogramme of cannabis. He was then locked up uninterrupted until May of this year.
HPS lights vs LED lights: the question is one that every indoor cannabis grower has considered, and usually more than once! To shed some light on this sometimes difficult decision, we’ve collected various comments and conducted a Twitter poll. And what is your opinion? Tell us in the comments.
On 17 June 2016, the German Bundesrat, the chamber of the federal states, debated the Law on the Medicinal Use of Cannabis recently presented to Parliament. In order to establish a legal basis for medicinal cannabis flowers, the law has to pass through both chambers.
Recently the famous French hip hop group IAM was in the Netherlands for a show in the Amsterdam Melkweg venue. Sensi Seeds had the pleasure to sit down with band member Geoffroy Mussard, better known as Shurik’n, for an exclusive interview. Watch the interview video here!
Lester Grinspoon reminded us that we have to carefully evaluate these reports, because poets like for instance Baudelaire had often consumed several substances at once. Michaux, however, seems to have clearly distinguished between his mescaline and hashish experiences.
During a high, Michaux experiences many surprises – and he follows their trail. Myriads of cannabis users have reported that a cannabis high makes them feel as if they would perceive something for the first time; whatever comes to their attention often comes with a strong feeling of awe and curiosity.
A painful surprise diagnosis and a painless surprise solution have changed the way I eat, and what I know about hempseed. This personal column covers arthritis, drug goats, and why I #EatSeedEveryDay.
Based on rising demand, Bedrocan, the sole remaining producer of medicinal cannabis in Europe, tripled its production with the opening of a new production facility in 2015. Nevertheless, the company cannot supply Europe’s cannabis patients single-handedly.
Hungary is an ancient land with an equally ancient tradition of hemp use. Hemp was so integral that it was even used to make the Hungarian national dress.
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is the federal agency that enforces drug policies on behalf of the government in US territories, as well as on foreign soil. Learn more about their latest administrators, who share a profound dislike for cannabis, in this article.
There are many signs that some Caribbean countries may well develop into an Eldorado for cannabis and its consumers in the coming years. Read all about the seven most important reasons why cannabis in the caribbean is serious business.
In part 1 James Burton mainly focussed on the premises, security and personnel. In this part, he shares information about the growing process. Do not miss out on part 3, in which James Burton will announce how to increase the THC level in your plants by 5 to 15% as tested and documented by independent research organization TNO.
In 2012, we published an article on the need for a fairer hashish market, as the current system means that producers are paid just €80-€200 per kilogram, while the consumer may pay as much as €16,000. Now, we take an in-depth look at the obstacles preventing a better system, and how we can create one in future!
On 15 January 2016, numerous media channels reported that in Rennes, France, a participant in a clinical trial died after taking a substance whose effects were supposed to resemble those of cannabis. Read the complete report here.
When Justin Trudeau emerged surprisingly victorious in the Canadian elections, it was immediately apparent to Marc Emery that “pot is now legal throughout Canada”. Canada’s other activists also celebrated the Liberal Party’s victory, almost as though cannabis was now no longer banned. More about the current situation in Canada here: