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.
Growing cannabis in greenhouses is the way of the future! This is the only way to combine the benefits of both outdoor and indoor growing. Cultivation is safer, more reliable and simpler than in the open air. You also save a lot of energy, which is good for your wallet as well as the environment.
This is not the first time that the Brazilian artist Fernando de La Rocque has caused a stir in the art world. His latest series, “Blow Job”, consists of religious and political icons that he has captured on paper with the help of cannabis smoke. To learn how exactly he does this, check out the article from Cannabis News Network.
Cannabis News Network presents Mikki Norris and Chris Conrad: Their Story – part 5, Proposition 64 – the California way
Veteran cannabis campaigners Mikki Norris and Chris Conrad have watched the status of cannabis in California go from illegal to medicinal acceptance to recreational use. The fifth part of this Cannabis News Network video series shares Chris and Mikki’s experience on the different forms of legalisation and compares California’s approach to the Netherlands.
In the 19th century, everyone had cannabinoids available in their medicine chests. What followed were decades of repression, fuelled by racist propaganda and lobbying. However, the world is on the brink of rediscovering cannabis as a medicine. Whether taken to combat pain, loss of appetite or inflammation, cannabis relieves the symptoms of many ailments.
On both sides of the street, shoppers stop to watch in amazement at the brazen display of law breaking during Madrid’s 22nd global Marijuana March on Saturday May 5th. Sitting cross-legged on the tarmac in the middle of Gran Via, Javi Puig, president of Galicia’s branch of the Federation of Cannabis Associations (ConFAC), is the first to pull out his papers and roll a joint.
With the general hype surrounding the relatively recent developments of feminized and autoflowering seeds, you’d be forgiven for maybe thinking that regular cannabis seeds are somehow less exciting. You’d also be wrong. Regular seeds contain endless possibilities for growers to experiment with.
Anyone searching for the word “cannabis” on YouTube will be swamped by millions of hits. Not only are there millions of video clips on the subject, over the last few years more and more channels have sprung up that focus on the forbidden plant. Many are in fact mainly about personal consumption, but others attempt to report, more or less objectively, on current developments.
Hopes of a liberal cannabis policy have declined with the CDU/SPD coalition. Nevertheless, cannabis is still appearing increasingly on the political agenda. The German Parliament is currently debating three separate bills. At the same time, the number of cannabis patients continues to grow.
Cannabis News Network presents Mikki Norris and Chris Conrad: Their Story – part 4, Medicinal vs Recreational Cannabis
The divide between medicinal and recreational cannabis has been a hot topic for US users since the early Nineties. The fourth part of this Cannabis News Network video series explores Chris and Mikki’s views on the controversy in the campaigning.
For the first time, UFCM ICare (French-speaking Association for Cannabinoids in Medicine) will host its symposium during springtime, in ‘Université de La Sorbonne’. Since its creation, the association has gathered medical professionals from all over the world, for them to learn from each other, and stay up-to-date on the use of cannabinoids in modern medicine.
Hemp seeds are completely legal in most European countries. However, each country has its own rules and nuances when it comes to the treatment of cannabis, which makes it no easy task to keep track In this article, we aim to shed some light in this darkness.
What is happening to cannabis channels on YouTube? YouTube (owned by Google) is suspending cannabis channels, and not just the small ones. More and more cannabis-related content creators are being pulled from the virtual airwaves. For the owners of those channels, there seems to be no recourse to restoration.