The 16th of October 2012 marked a milestone battle in the fight to legalize cannabis. The case Americans for Safe Access v. Drug Enforcement Administration was brought before the U.S. Federal Court of Appeals for the D.C. circuit, the second-most powerful court in the nation, in an effort to reclassify the scheduling of cannabis.
Washington State, Oregon, and Colorado are all currently considering proposals to fully legalize the sale and taxation of recreational cannabis.
Dutch politicians are currently working on an amended proposal regarding the controversial Weed Pass (Wietpas), to resolve ideological differences between the two main parties.
In his famous song “Imagine”, John Lennon describes a utopian state of freedom and harmony, and he anticipates his audience’s reception: “You may say I’m a dreamer (…).” As states of consciousness, dreaming and imagining certainly have a lot in common.
A film produced by famous smuggler, author and activist Robert Platshorn and award winning film maker Walter J. Collins.
By the time aggressive breast cancers begin to invade and metastasize surrounding tissue, survival and rehabilitation of the sufferer is highly unlikely. Very little is understood of the complex genetic processes at work during the final stages of the disease, and there are currently few treatment options available.
Political support for full legalization of hemp farming is growing on both sides of the fence, as it becomes ever clearer that the USA's insistence on remaining the only industrialized country to prohibit its cultivation is short-sighted and potentially crippling.
Since the introduction of the controversial Weed Pass (“Wietpas”) to the southern provinces of the Netherlands in June this year, authorities have reported significant upswings in cannabis-related petty crime. The protests of municipalities not yet subject to the law are becoming ever more strident...
Autism is a blanket term for a set of specific mental and physical disabilities, which may stem from a variety of underlying genetic issues. One known cause of autism is termed 'Fragile X' syndrome (FXS), and affects 0.4-0.8 per 1000 males, and 0.2-0.6 per 1000 females; symptoms range from mild to severe.
Uruguay has no specific legislation for cannabis, making its legal status a somewhat gray area. Personal possession and consumption are generally tolerated but cultivation and supply are seen as far more serious issues which – although not a widespread problem – are often punishable by harsh prison sentences.
This year marks Cultiva's fifth anniversary and Sensi Seeds will of course be present to celebrate the occasion! Be sure to drop by the Sensi Seeds stand (nr.25) to say hello and take advantage of our special Cultiva promotions! For more information about the programme, here is the event flyer. See you all there!