Interviews15 Videos

Cannabis Liberation Day 2016 & Rick Simpson: Cannabis Oil’s Godfather

Rick Simpson, the godfather of cannabis oil, was a guest at the recent Cannabis Liberation Day (Cannabis Bevrijdingsdag) in Amsterdam. The Canadian cannabis oil producer put the medicinal use of cannabis on the worldwide map with his documentary Run From the Cure on the Rick Simpson Oil (RSO) technique. He has treated many patients and […]

Chris Conrad & Mikki Norris: Their Story | Pt. 4: Medical vs Recreational

Chris Conrad and Mikki Norris are living legends in the battle for legal cannabis through their activism, journalism, vision and court-recognized expertise in cannabis cultivation and use. Cannabis News Network tells the story of Chris and Mikki in 6 episodes, published every Friday for 6 weeks. This is part 4: Medical vs Recreational. ‘If it’s […]

Criminalization of Cannabis: The Human Toll

As long cannabis is still illegal to get access to, many people are hurt because of that illegality. The international premiere of the documentary; “Grassroots: The Cannabis Revolution” was held in Dublin, Ireland. For three years film-maker Dale Beaumont-Brown followed his cousin Clark French, a young guy suffering from multiples scleroses.  The documentary was first […]

‘Cannabis Oil: Miracle Cure?’ debate with Rick Simpson, Wernard Bruining & Suver Nuver

‘Cannabis Oil: Miracle Cure’ was one of the debates at Cannabis Liberation Day (Cannabis Bevrijdingsdag) 2016 in Amsterdam. This is the full video of the debate for future reference. https://www.cannabisnewsnetwork.com/videos/medicinal-cannabis/rick-simpson-cannabis-oil-miracle-cure-debate/ During the debate over the effect of cannabis oil, Rick Simpson, Wernard Bruining and a representative from Medical Social Club Suver Nuver (two Dutch medical […]

Professor Mechoulam, the Godfather of THC

The Israeli Professor Raphael Mechoulam was the key speaker at the third edition of the UFCM iCare symposium in Strasbourg. The symposium was held on October 22nd 2014, when more than 150 health professionals, researchers and patients gathered to discuss the progress of medicinal cannabis.

Interview Jack Cole from LEAP – NYC Cannabis Parade 2016

Cannabis News Network filmed during the 2016 edition of the NYC Cannabis Parade, which took place on the 7th of May in New York, United States. One of the interviews that touched us the most is this one, with LEAP co-founder Jack Cole. “We need to make this drug legal, so we can stop sacrificing millions of our children on […]

Interview Rick Simpson | Cannabis University | Cannabis Liberation Day 2017

From his native Canada, Rick Simpson almost single-handedly launched the global cannabis oil revolution: RSO (Rick Simpson Oil) has become a synonym for medicinal cannabis oil. Based in Eastern Europe he keeps fighting for legalization and broad medicinal application of cannabis. Inside the Cannabis University at Cannabis Liberation Day 2017, Rick Simpson was interviewed by […]

Interview Alan Dronkers | Cannabis University | Cannabis Liberation Day 2017

Alan Dronkers, Ben Dronkers’s oldest son, is known as the family historian, but he’s also an expert breeder. Alan played a vital role in the Sensi Seeds breeding programs in the now legendary Cannabis Castle. Inside the Cannabis University at Cannabis Liberation Day, Alan Dronkers was interviewed by Cannabis News Network’s Steven Kompier.

Interview Ricardo Baca | Cannabis University | Cannabis Liberation Day 2017

VICE called Ricardo Baca (USA) “the nation’s most prestigious cannabis editor” and Forbes counts him as “one of the seven most powerful people in cannabis”. In 2013 Baca became the first cannabis editor of The Denver Post, Colorado’s leading newspaper. He developed The Cannabist website and starred in the documentary Rolling Papers, screened in the […]

Interview Michka Seeliger-Chatelain | Cannabis University | Cannabis Liberation Day 2017

For forty years Michka Seeliger-Chatelain (France) has been fighting for freedom and free access to plants. She published various books on cannabis and is co-founder of Mama Éditions. In 2015 she published her autobiography ‘De la main gauche’. Inside the Cannabis University at Cannabis Liberation Day 2017, Michka was interviewed by Cannabis News Network’s Steven […]