On the 25th of May 2018, when 66.4 per cent of the Irish people voted to repeal the 8th Amendment, the constitutional clause that banned abortion, it was clear that Ireland, a country previously known for its repressive social policies, had entered a new era of openness and compassion. The question now is, will this new era pave the way for the regulation and decriminalization of medical cannabis?
Dutch law is merciless where anything related to driving is concerned. It punishes cannabis users and in the rest of Europe, the laws are even stricter. But what can you do to avoid being caught with cannabis when driving? This last part of an exclusive series from the Cannabis News Network offers some answers.
The cannabis seed industry evolved in an inconsistent manner over the last few decades, and throughout its development, methods and approaches to breeding have varied widely. Many breeders work for years to stabilize strains, and keep meticulous records documenting every single generation and its characteristics, the results of each cross and backcross.
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.
With anything related to driving, Dutch law is merciless. It is not just recreational users who are punished, but also those who use cannabis for medicinal reasons. Why this does not actually help road safety is explained in an exclusive multi-part series from the Cannabis News Network. In Part 4, the focus is on the human toll.
There are few things worse than lovingly nurturing a crop of cannabis through vegetation and flowering, only to have mould strike in the last weeks before harvest. Unfortunately, this span of time is exactly when the most common types of cannabis rot and mould infections usually occur. Knowing the reasons for this also suggests how to prevent them occurring.
Growing number of cannabis offences in Germany – Drugs Commissioner prefers fines to criminal charges
In Germany, cannabis users have so far only been decriminalised on paper. In 2017, there were more criminal investigations than ever before. Now, Germany’s Drug Commissioner is reflecting aloud about punishing quantities for personal use with a fine.
With anything related to driving, Dutch law is merciless. Regardless of whether you are fit to drive or not, the law dictates that if you have THC in your blood, you will pay. Why this does not actually help road safety is explained in an exclusive multi-part series from the Cannabis News Network. In Part 3, the focus is on how the new law came about.
Even some seasoned cannabis users have never heard of charas. Among those who have, there are still plenty who have never had the chance to consume charas. All would love to experience the creamy deliciousness of India’s most sought-after cannabis export. So what is charas, and how is it made?
It is illegal to drive a vehicle after having consumed more than a specified quantity of alcohol or cannabis. Cannabis users are dealt with particularly severely in this regard. Why this does not actually help road safety is explained in an exclusive multi-part series from the Cannabis News Network. In Part 2, the focus is on Cannabis vs alcohol.
REMA's representative, Patty Amiguet, talks about the situation of women who use cannabis and other drugs in Spain, and how they are getting organized to change things.
A whole day about cannabis and freedom - where can you find anything like this? In Amsterdam of course! On 17 June 2018, cannabis lovers from all over the world will come together for Cannabis Liberation Day 2018. The programme boasts many well-known names from the cannabis scene and top bands from Bosnia and France.
When Dutch pet and garden centre Welkoop decided to run a model competition, they never anticipated the amount of responses that would flood in via Facebook. Welkoop had recently added a popular product to their range: comfortable mattresses made from soft hemp fibres by Sensi Seeds’ sister company HempFlax.
The new exhibition ‘We Are Mary Jane: Women of Cannabis’ opens June 8th at the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum. To help officially announce it, we spoke with twins Shiva and Shanti, the namesakes of the cannabis strain, about the topic of women in the cannabis industry, and their personal experiences.
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.
Swiss cannabis activists want to use the momentum of legal cannabis containing CBD in order to achieve the legalisation of the plant’s forbidden variant containing THC. So the new cannabis initiative is underway, 10 years after the No in the last referendum about cannabis. However, it is limping forwards and it desperately needs support!
For anything relating to driving, Dutch law is merciless. It is not just recreational users who are punished, but even those who use cannabis for medicinal reasons. Why this does not actually help road safety is explained in an exclusive multi-part series from the Cannabis News Network. In Part 1: The cannabis saliva test
The members of the Pannagh association, condemned by the Supreme Court, have witnessed how the Constitutional Court of Spain agrees with them and overturns their sentence. The six-year judicial process seems to be nearing its end.
Cannabis News Network presents Mikki Norris and Chris Conrad: Their Story – part 6, Trump and Sessions, what’s next?
The last instalment of our series with veteran cannabis activists Mikki Norris and Chris Conrad looks to the future for cannabis in the United States under the highly questionable presidency of Donald Trump, and Jeff Sessions, the Attorney General who has repeatedly made anti-cannabis moves.