On July 2, 2016, Sensi Seeds founder Ben Dronkers will be one of the keynote speakers at the Kyoto Hemp Forum. His presentation, as well as other speeches and panel discussions, will be live streamed. Join Ben here.
Denmark is a small Scandinavian country that borders Germany and is linked to Sweden by the Øresund Bridge, connecting the cities of Copenhagen and Malmo. The Danish capital Copenhagen is home to a community known as Freetown Christiania, which is infamous for its cannabis trade.
A groundbreaking 20-year study investigated the links between tobacco, cannabis and lung function, and found that while tobacco caused adverse effects, cannabis did not. As a result of this study and others like it, healthcare is beginning to pay attention, and health insurers are even starting to cover medical cannabis costs!
It is no news that gamma radiation is utilized by companies that produce medicinal cannabis flowers in countries with national medicinal cannabis programs, such as The Netherlands and Canada. A recent study, published by Arno Hazekamp, Head of Research and Education at Bedrocan International BV, has sparked a discussion again, because the procedure remains controversial.
Lester Grinspoon reminded us that we have to carefully evaluate these reports, because poets like for instance Baudelaire had often consumed several substances at once. Michaux, however, seems to have clearly distinguished between his mescaline and hashish experiences.
Rick Simpson, the godfather of cannabis oil, was one of the main guest speakers during the 8th annual Cannabis Liberation Day in Amsterdam. The Canadian cannabis oil producer is responsible for putting the medicinal value of cannabis oil on the worldwide map. Check out this Cannabis News Network report.
A few weeks ago we announced the launch of an exciting new competition. The Sensi Seeds Cannabis Art Contest celebrates the connection between art and cannabis. With less than 10 days to go until the opportunity to submit your entries ends, here is a reminder of what we are looking for, when you can vote, and the great prizes you could win!
Everything you ingest, smoke, or put into your body one way or another, stays there for a specific amount of time. During this time, the majority of items go through a path that culminates into their eventual elimination. Cannabis is no exception to this rule.
Organ transplants save thousands of lives every day, but this process is far from simple. Our bodies' immune systems are programmed to protect us from any external attacks and can trigger a transplant rejection. However, a recent study shows that THC can prevent organ rejection in mice.
The Cannabis Revolution is a feature-length documentary exploring the medicinal use of cannabis, the patients involved & the campaign to change UK law.
Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) is the most famous of all the cannabinoids by far, and is the principle psychoactive compound found to naturally occur in the cannabis plant. But what actually is it, what is its purpose in nature, and what does it do in the human body? These important questions are being intensively studied by scientists the world over.
Rick Simpson has become a famous name in cannabis since the documentary Run From The Cure was released in 2008. Although his views are controversial, he has definitely helped to focus international attention on the medicinal potential of cannabis.
Companion planting for cannabis may be one great asset for the everyday cannabis enthusiast, but whichever plants you are growing .. do them a favour, and provide them with an environment as natural and as supportive as possible.
300 participants from 42 countries met last week in Wesseling near to Cologne, Germany for the latest data and developments, discussions, strategies and networking in the Hemp industry. Can industrial hemp reach 100,000 ha in Europe by 2030?
During a high, Michaux experiences many surprises – and he follows their trail. Myriads of cannabis users have reported that a cannabis high makes them feel as if they would perceive something for the first time; whatever comes to their attention often comes with a strong feeling of awe and curiosity.
On the 12th of June 2016, the 8th edition of Cannabis Liberation Day will be held in Flevopark, Amsterdam. The organisation has once again exceeded all expectations. After previously announcing that the British band Will and the People are headlining the festival, it has now been revealed that Rick Simpson will be one of the speakers! All the latest info can be found here.
Cannabis is stereotypically associated with lethargy, delayed reaction times and impaired concentration, and certainly not with notable athletic performance. But more and more, evidence is beginning to demonstrate that cannabis can in fact have significant positive benefits during times of exercise and exertion.
June 4th 2016, at 5:00 pm, the Hash Marihuana & Hemp Museum will be hosting a lecture on the relationship between marijuana and Music in its HempGallery. Be sure to check it out if you’re in Amsterdam, it’s free!
On the 7th of May 2016 the annual Global Marijuana March took place in over 800 cities worldwide. The mother of these marches is the NYC Cannabis Parade. Cannabis News Network was in New York to interview some key speakers, and to capture the atmosphere of the parade with an on-the-spot report.