Cannabis contains over 500 constituents. The most important of these are THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) and CBD (cannabidiol), which both belong to the cannabinoid group. Unlike THC, CBD does not make you high. It does however offer great medicinal potential. That is one of the reasons that we have seen a real boom in CBD over the last few years.
After decades of relative tolerance towards Cannabis in Spain, the Constitutional Court decides that cannabis clubs are criminal. Years of government criminalizing strategy pay off. The national parliamentary debate can no longer be postponed.
Cannabinoids are naturally present in plants of the Cannabis Sativa L. species. We ingest them when consuming cannabis or hemp – more or less depending on what exactly is consumed, and how. The human body also produces cannabinoids, and there are many ways we are still discovering their properties, benefits, and manifestations.
The production, sale and export of medicinal marijuana are strictly regulated. Despite this, patients know less about the contents and origins of their medication than recreational users. Why is this and what could be improved?
Gerbrand Korevaar is passionate about art and history, and turned his passion into his profession, working as a curator, researcher and writer. He has been the curator of the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museums in Amsterdam and Barcelona for seven years. Taking advantage of his presence at Spannabis, we interviewed this Dutch art historian.
At Sensi Seeds, we are celebrating the end of an eventful year full of interesting developments and new projects. Here is to you, and to the rest of the cannabis world.
In the US, the public image of cannabis is currently undergoing change. After legalisation, new products are being developed that are focusing on health and exercise. California is a step ahead of the rest. Yet again.
Clinical endocannabinoid deficiency (CEDC) is a proposed spectrum disorder that has been implicated in a range of illnesses, including fibromyalgia, migraine and irritable bowel syndrome. So far, very little research has been conducted on this speculative disorder, but if it is found to exist, it could be responsible for these very common conditions as well as many related ones.
Each year, our goals remain the same. Sensi Seeds always strives to change the world of cannabis, and to support those who contribute to restoring the cannabis plant to its rightful place in society. In 2017, we met you, cannabis enthusiasts, all over the world. We introduced you to our brand new cannabis-inspired products. And of course, we released new strains that we know you are just as excited about as we are.
Law Enforcement Against Prohibition is fast becoming a worldwide organisation. The launch of LEAP Scandinavia in November 2017 brings the Nordic countries into what could be one of the most significant armies fighting the drug war – and they're on our side.
Thanks to the new techniques of modern cuisine, cannabis has crept into haute cuisine kitchens to let us enjoy its organoleptic qualities in a new sensory dimension. With the help of private chef Xavi Petit's creative cuisine and the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum, enjoy a delicious gastronomic trip with cannabis!
End-of-year celebrations are coming up, that means spending time with friends, family, and high quality buds. Nothing like Christmas, Hanukah, Yule, or whichever celebration speaks to you to work on your gift-picking skills! But what cannabis gifts are you going to give?
Since medicinal cannabis was legalised in Germany, there has been constant confrontation between cannabis patients and the police and authorities. Patients need to take medicinal cannabis when they’re on the move or away from home. But where is consumption allowed?
Just one more: Expocannabis Uruguay 2017 marks the end of a fantastic year of trade fairs. Sensi Seeds will be there in Montevideo from 8 to 10 December. We look forward to seeing you there!
This is the second part of the article on cannabis and driving in Spain. We analyse the reasons justifying the repressive drug testing strategy and advise you on how to protect yourself, with practical tips for if you get pulled over.
Oslo has gone from overdose capital of the world to ground zero for new Scandinavian drug policy: in November 2017 it hosted the first Nordic Reform Conference, challenging the outdated ideas that have caused problems all over the world. Sensi Seeds reports on this ground-breaking event.
Space has fascinated humanity since we could first look upwards, and it’s only natural that we would want to get up there and see what was going on. Add cannabis to this fascination, and the questions that arise are potentially endless. In part one of this article, we explore space, cannabis, and space cannabis!
Discover the heady and creative Michka® sativa strain, a cannabis seed variety which invigorates and elevates, promising an imaginative and transcendent experience. The Michka® sativa cannabis plant will delight you with its strong citrus-scent, cerebral creative effects, and is a fitting tribute to the French Grande Dame of cannabis. Get to know more about Sensi Seeds’ latest cannabis seeds strain.
The Cannabis Cuisine exhibition is about to set up in Amsterdam’s Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum, starting December 1st 2017! For its brand new temporary exhibition on the theme of cannabis-inspired foods, our museum team delves into the versatility of hemp and CBD products, and gives you a roundup of what cannabis edibles have to offer, and have offered for millenaries.