Despite the increasing popularity and acceptance of cannabis in mainstream Western culture, the outdated and inaccurate stereotype of the 'stoner' persists in the media, in political discourse, and in the minds of a large chunk of the population.
Kentucky might become the first state to grow hemp again in the USA since 1945.
Clearing the Smoke, a documentary on the science of cannabis that reveals how cannabis acts on the brain and in the body to treat nausea, pain, epilepsy and potentially even cancer.
Cannabis is illegal at the international level due to the United Nations Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs (SCND). Currently, 183 countries are members of the SCND; all United Nations member states as well as certain non-members may join the treaty. UN members states are not obligated to become signatories of the SCND, but they face international pressure to do so.
When we talk about patterns or pattern recognition, we tend to think of simple visual images like a striped blanket. But our pattern recognition abilities are way more sophisticated than just recognizing basic designs like that
One of the most predominant effects of marijuana is a hyperfocus of attention during the high, generally leading to an intensification of sensory experiences and often to a better analytic capacity
The Exodus Collective, now well-known as the club responsible for the creation of the (in)famous "UK Cheese", was filmed back in the late 90's by the BBC, after which they released this documentary.
Our memory is simply amazing. We can store information about thousands of situations, but also abstract knowledge, theories, learned routines, and practical skills like ice-skating or driving a car.
Abby Martin takes a look at the real reasons behind hemp being illegal in the US in Brainwash update.
“We have decided to propose a bill changing the traditionally prohibited status of cannabis production and commercialisation to that of being fully regulated and restricted by the state.”
Cannabis, because of its psychoactive effects, already played an important role in the religious services and rituals of ancient cultures while also being used for its medicinal properties.
This 85 min. documentary follows the exploits of activists for (and against) the legalization of the hemp plant in America.
Outdoor growing - considered to be the easiest growing method - offers cannabis plants the opportunity to grow in a natural environment, provided that the right variety is chosen for the climate zone in question. The cannabis seed varieties from Sensi Seeds are categorized in classes according to the type of environment required for the strain to reach its maximum flowering capacity, and completely fulfil its genetic potential.
If you are new to consuming cannabis, there are certain key facts that will serve you well to remember. Certain pre-existing health conditions are known to be affected by cannabis in various ways: these include epilepsy, hypertension, migraine, schizophrenia and many more.
The Daily Mail's coverage of cannabis issues has been called into question countless times in recent years.
The United Nations Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs (SCND), adopted in 1961, is the primary reason that cannabis remains illegal throughout the world. At the U.S.'s insistence, cannabis was placed into Schedule IV of the convention, the most severe and restrictive category.