In a world of rapidly changing climate and depleting resources, the need to rethink our long-term strategies and develop locally-based, sustainable industries has never before been greater. Cannabis and hemp are at the cutting edge of new, green industries, but there are plenty of changes still to be made if we wish to restore balance.
Keeping your cannabis seeds safe and viable is essential. To help you get the most out of your “magic beans”, here are some handy dos and don’ts for correctly storing cannabis seeds.
Medicinal cannabis patients in Tilburg can now grow five plants at home to supply their needs, thanks to a recent decision by Mayor Noordanus following a request from an association of patients. Could this open the doors for other municipalities to do the same?
How many cannabis consumers are vegetarians, or vegans? How many have transitioned to a meat-free lifestyle as a result of being cannabis consumers? We have no official statistics or scientific studies to offer. However, we have observed the community around us, and there seems to be some correlation between cannabis and vegetarianism. In this article, we attempt to explain the nature of this correlation.
If it’s September, it must be ExpoGrow 2016! One of the largest and most exciting events on the European cannabis calendar, ExpoGrow celebrates its fifth edition by once again transforming the Ficoba fairgrounds in Irún (Basque Country, Spain) into a hemp and cannabis epicentre. Sensi Seeds will be there with fun, freebies and friendly faces!
Cannabichromene (CBC) is an abundant naturally-occurring phytocannabinoid, and is thought to be the second most abundant cannabinoid in cannabis. CBC has been shown to produce antinociceptive (painkilling) and anti-inflammatory effects in rodents, and interest is now growing in its potential to treat gastrointestinal and inflammatory disorders in humans.
For a number of years now, German cannabis patients have been allowed to purchase cannabis flowers from the Netherlands via German pharmacies using a special permit. From the end of August, they will also be able to buy four strains from Canada.
Rick Simpson was in Amsterdam this summer to speak at the 2016 edition of Cannabis Liberation Day. Sensi Seeds took the opportunity to have a one-on-one with the Canadian cannabis oil pioneer. Check out the full video of our Rick Simpson interview here!
There’s a lot we don’t know about the evolution of cannabis, and we’re still not sure exactly what’s going on with cannabis as it exists today – it is one species or several? What does “sativa” and “indica” mean in real terms? We’re still finding the answers to those questions, and a deeper understanding of the past could help our efforts enormously.
On the 12th of June 2016 the annual Dutch Cannabis Liberation Day took place in Amsterdam. One of the main speakers during this event was cannabis oil pioneer Rick Simpson. Besides giving a lecture on stage, Simpson participated in a debate together with two local contemporaries in which they discussed their opinions on cannabis oil.
Visit us at Cultiva 2016, stand P43! Get a FREE pack of Sensi Skunk Feminized with your purchase. More information about the event here.
Can the widely available and so innocent-looking mango actually increase the effects of cannabis? If so, how can this effect be achieved and can every smoker do it?
The human body benefits from its own network of cannabinoids, called the endocannabinoid system. Especially considering the insanely serious taboo around the cannabis plant and its consumption, the general topic of cannabinoids naturally produced by the human body has been delved into manifold.
The name Jack Herer is synonymous with both hemp activism, and one of the finest strains of cannabis ever bred. A long-term friend of Sensi Seeds’ founder Ben Dronkers, Jack frequently visited Amsterdam. His son Dan Herer continues to propel his father’s dream of a world where cannabis is legal and its potential is fully realized.
Poland is an eastern European country on the Baltic Sea, with a population of almost forty million, a strong economy, and (in recent years) a generally progressive approach to drug legislation. However, despite legislative successes over the last decade, the drug laws remain relatively strict by modern European standards.
For the majority of growers, harvest time is the happiest and most exciting period in the entire cannabis cultivation process. That long-awaited moment of glory when gardeners are finally able to see the fruits of their labour, breathe a sigh of relief and give themselves a well-deserved pat on the back.
Rick Simpson rose to internet fame among the cannabis community following the 2008 YouTube release of Run From The Cure, the documentary that publicized his method of making a cannabis concentrate which he claims can cure cancers and other diseases. Sensi Seeds interviewed him during his recent visit to Amsterdam.
It’s just over halfway through 2016 and a lot has happened in the world of cannabis and hemp this year already! We’ve been diligently reporting on events from around the world on the Sensi Seeds blog, and are happy to present you with this Cannabis News Review 2016 part one, to summarize the highlights of the year so far.
The new Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR) will be put into effect on the 24th of August 2016. This is an adjustment of the Marihuana for Medical Purposes Regulations (MMPR) put in place in 2013.