On 9 March 2017, the long-awaited legislation on the use of cannabis as a medicine entered into force in Germany. Now that this legislation has come into effect, doctors in Germany are able to use a simple narcotic prescription to prescribe cannabis buds and products. This article examines the matter in detail.
All over the world, we can see the historic importance of hemp in society, recorded in novels, administrative texts, poems, plays, and songs. Yet another way we see hemp’s importance through history is in place names – in towns and villages that were widely known for having a local hemp industry, of cultivation, textile production, and so on.
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Are you familiar with cannabis edibles? Many say that they are quite the milestone, even for a seasoned cannabis consumer. Watch here!
Extracting cannabinoids, especially through the use of gas, as with the case of BHO, carries a range of risks, in terms of both health and safety. Encouraging risk reduction in this process necessitates looking at extraction techniques and the effects on users, in order to come up with a specific regulation.
Spanish PP politician Eduardo Van den Eynde, who suffers from cancer, has posted a letter on Facebook in which he calls for the legalisation of medical cannabis, which he himself uses to ease the effects of chemotherapy. With the response and the signs of support received, also from fellow politicians, he hopes to reopen the debate on legalisation in Spain.
The political discussion around cannabis keeps returning to the results of studies. Now that the opponents of cannabis are faced with the positive experiences in many US states, Uruguay and Canada, their arguments are petering out, so instead, they have begun referring to what they claim is a lack of results from studies on cannabis. So far...
As a result of the Anthropocene mass extinction event, scientists estimate that 68 percent of plant species are threatened with extinction. Across the world, a pitched battle is being fought against the twin forces of climate change and habitat destruction to save the world’s plant species – and seed banks and repositories are a crucial part of the effort.
Norman Baker, former Liberal Democrat MP and Minister of State for the Home Office, is interviewed by Clark French, medicinal cannabis user and founding member of the United Patients Alliance for Cannabis News Network in this video. They discuss current UK drug policy and its failure to meet the needs of medicinal cannabis users, and what needs to change.
Opponents of cannabis like to call it a gateway drug. They say it is just one of many illegal substances, a launch pad toward a druggie lifestyle. Although this theory has long been disproved scientifically, this alternative fact is repeated endlessly like a mantra by opponents of legalisation. But what about withdrawal treatment? More on that.
Sensi Seeds launches Classic Redux Series with three new cannabis seed strains, plus White Label Pure Power Plant® Automatic
These varieties make premium cannabis genetics available to all. As they are feminized and automatic expressions, they allow a broader group of people to discover these original cannabis masterworks. They will be available in packs of three, five, and ten seeds.
As soon as cannabis enthusiasts learned how to smoke with the help of glass paraphernalia, glass art was born. Even more so than wood, acrylic or other materials, glass has caught the attention of seasoned cannabis smokers. Nowadays, there seems to be increased interest around the topic … and not only from cannabis users!
As of 2017, the UK's MHRA officially recognises CBD as a medicine, on the basis of scientific evidence. To protect patients, it has established standards of safety, quality and efficacy for CBD products. Although this is a positive development for patients and the British cannabis community, the medicinal value of cannabis is not recognised.
President Rodrigo Duterte has made headlines around the world with his deadly drug policy. But despite the bloody drug war, which the "Asian Trump" kicked off in 2016, the Philippines might still approve medicinal cannabis shortly. More about this here.
Brace yourself, world. Spannabis, the biggest cannabis exposition in the world, is back! As per usual, Sensi Seeds will be attending, and our dedicated team of cannabis enthusiasts is looking forward to help you decide which strains will make the cut for the upcoming outdoor growing season.
It’s that time of year again, when the weather starts to warm up and smart gardeners begin their preparations for the outdoor cannabis growing season. To help and encourage all our Sensi Seeds friends and visitors, we’ve collected these articles so your gardening daydreams can become well-laid plans whether you’re an expert or a beginner.
In a landmark decision, the Lower House of the Dutch Parliament voted February 21st 2017, in favour of adding cannabis cultivation to its famous tolerance policy. A move that would decriminalize the supply aspect of the coffeeshops.
In a landmark decision, the Lower House of the Dutch parliament voted last week in favour of adding cannabis cultivation to its famous tolerance policy. A move that would decriminalize the supply aspect of the coffeeshops.
On 20 February, the South African media reported that the country's government will soon be issuing the first licences permitting the production of medicinal cannabis in South Africa.