Interviews19 Videos

‘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 […]

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 […]

Chris Conrad & Mikki Norris: Their Story | Pt.1: The Golden Years

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. Starting today, Cannabis News Network will tell the story of Chris and Mikki in 6 episodes. Chris and Mikki began their grassroots legalisation campaign in 1988 and championed […]

Clark French meets Norman Baker: “The truth is out there” | Cannabis News Network

Were it not for Norman Baker, the truth on the UK’s failing drug policy would never have been published. Conservatives tried to sweep it under the carpet, but thanks to Norman, the truth is out there. For over 43 years, there had been no independent review of drug policy in Great Britain. Until 2014, when […]

Countries can reform under UN law

The international drug control regimes are outdated and do not meet current human rights standards and public health needs. Provisions in three historically prohibitionist United Nations treaties – the 1961 Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs, the 1971 Convention on Psychotropic Substances, and the 1988 Convention Against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances – […]

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 […]

Ethics in Cannabis with Dr. Jonathan Newman

t the International Cannabis Policy Conference organized by FAAAT, we got to interview Dr. Jonathan Newman. Dr. Jonathan Newman is a social anthropologist at the University of Sussex, where he researches the cannabis industry in Europe. You may have heard about the Paris Agreement before, as Trump famously said he would withdraw the United States […]

Hans Kamperman: An Act of Love

Note: English subtitles available. Hans Kamperman is fighting for the decriminalisation of cannabis. Since the beginning of 2018, he has been camping out in front of the parliament building in The Hague. The sad peak of his campaign was a failed suicide attempt.

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.