As the number of proven medicinal benefits of cannabis continues to increase, we investigate one that is often overlooked: getting the giggles. Cannabis seems to encourage laughter, to the extent that this has become a cliché. Laughter is said to improve health. So what’s the science behind the connections?
The question of whether you could lose your flat by growing cannabis within your own four walls concerns many amateur gardeners who have a few illegal sub-tenants stashed away in a well-disguised cupboard.
The ever-controversial legal status of cannabis has become a hot topic as of late. Of course, this has to do with many countries having taken steps towards the legalisation of the plant, despite decades of intense Reefer Madness. In 2018, only two countries have fully legalised cannabis: Uruguay and Canada.
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?
Cannabis stocks, known as pot stocks, are hot news on Wall Street right now. With massive spikes in share prices over the last twelve months, along with eye-watering profit projections it’s safe to say cannabis is buzzing. But who are the pot-stocks? Which are the best performers? And is now the right time to invest?
For decades, conventional grow wisdom dictated that organic nutrients could not be successfully used in hydroponic systems. In reality, this is certainly not the case! In this article, we’ll talk about the different ways it can be achieved – as well as touching on the controversy the movement is currently causing.
Sometimes you really get a craving for a smooth, creamy pasta sauce, whether you are vegan, vegetarian or omnivore! We’re here to help. Try this super-simple and delicious non-dairy avocado-based sauce, which you can make from scratch in only a few minutes.
As was announced recently, medicinal use of cannabis is likely to be made legal at federal level in the US in 2019. At almost the same moment, the government has set up an anti-cannabis committee. How can you reconcile these?
Because no two stoners are alike, and some of you find it hard to spend more than fifteen minutes away from your phone, this list is split into indoor and outdoor options. Yes, there are plenty of ways to meet other stoners without leaving the comfort of your phone. Here you go. You’re welcome.
The WHO will finally release the results of the report announced just over a year ago, the first official evaluation of the medicinal value of cannabis in more than 80 years. The UN has received the conclusions recommending the reclassification of CBD in the Schedule of Controlled Substances, as well as a critical review of the scientific literature on the plant.
Vera Twomey is the mother of Ava, a little girl who developed Dravet’s Syndrome at four months old. For the first seven years of her life, Ava suffered up to 400 seizures a month until 2016 when Vera turned to cannabis for help. That decision changed their lives. Today, Ava is “pharma-free.”
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.
Bigger, faster, stronger - searching for extremes is part of human nature. Chasing records is also evident in the cannabis industry. Ever stronger products are coming onto the market in the search for new heights. To go straight to the moon (and hopefully back again), you need Moon Rocks. Fasten your seat belt.
Assiduous readers of our blog are no strangers to the long-term relationship between Sensi Seeds and the UFCM ICare, an eminent association based in Alsace, France. UFCM ICare’s main mission is to facilitate the growth of the link between patients and doctors in France and beyond. Every year, their symposium gathers healthcare professionals, researchers, and patients, for a day of highly informative conferences. The theme: the use of cannabinoids in medicine.
Since 1996 Sensi Seeds’ four-way indica hybrid Black Domina has been standing for merciless terrific indica power, fast flowering, fat yields and a highly special aroma. The Doc fell under her spell and got her in his grow room for a cultivation test. This strain story tells you what it was like for him to encounter Black Domina.
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?
Let’s be honest: there’s a lot of mistrust and suspicion when it comes to the corporate world, the banking world, turning its attention to cannabis. The organiser of the Cannabis Capital Convention, Michael Kraland, admits it: “here come the suits; what’s going to happen?” is the question on the lips of everyone involved. So what can we predict will happen?
The law governing German driving licences punishes cannabis consumption is harsher than in many neighbouring countries. One thing stands out: on the one hand, the threshold value of 1ng THC/ml of blood serum for social users is very low, while on the other hand, there’s no THC threshold for medicinal use. But this does not mean patients are fully protected.
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.