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WHO Stuck Between Politics to Reschedule Cannabis within the UN

ince 1961, the United Nations considers cannabis as a Schedule I drug with “no accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse.” The plant is scheduled as a dangerous drug, like heroin, in the Single Convention on Narcotic and Drugs. But things are about to change. Commission on Narcotic Drugs 61st Reconvened Session Earlier […]

Cannabis Light: High CBD, Low THC. A New Hype?

Cannabis Light is the latest cannabis hype coming out of Europe, where several countries have loopholes allowing the growth and sale of cannabis containing low THC (usually less than 1%) and high CBD levels. It’s already big business. Cannabis Light causing normalisation he loopholes were only discovered a couple years ago. Switzerland was the first […]

Cannabis News Network App: now on Android and IOS!

We are pleased to announce you can now find the Cannabis News Network App in the Google Play App store (for Android) and the Apple Itunes store for your Apple (IOS) devices. Cannabis News Network App for Android and IOS By installing the Cannabis News Network App, you’ll be first to know and receive an […]

CBD, game-changer in the hemp industry, blocked by politics?

he full potential of hemp is endless. No other plant in the world can feed you, then clothe you and you can build your house with. And if you’re sick, it might help you. Hemp will alter products in your home, from food to building materials to paper. The main boost to the hemp industry […]

World Hemp Congress 2018: CBD Reviving Hemp Industry?

rom 15-17 October, the annual World Hemp Congress is taking place again in Ljubljana, Slovenia. We will be traveling down with a team to report from this unique event, organised at the House of the European Union Information Center of the European Parliament and European Commission Slovenia. Several European countries already allow the cultivation of […]

Captain Hooter (Amsterdam’s Coffeeshops Test) | Cannabis University 2018

EN: This American cannabis connoisseur and juror at countless cannabis cups has traveled and smoked for forty years all over the world and has lived in the Netherlands for two years. Because he often got the question what the best coffeeshop in Amsterdam is, he decided to visit and test all 165 of them. The […]

Masterclass Hidde Siers (Plantarium) | Cannabis University 2018

EN: Hidde Siers has been working at Growshop Plantarium in Nijmegen since 2009. When he discovered how much demand there was for scientific information about the medicinal effects of cannabis, he went deeper and deeper into this and grew from enthusiast to expert. Since April, Hidde has been touring the Netherlands with his lecture ‘Medical […]

Doug Fine: All about Hemp | Cannabis University 2018

About Doug Fine: Doug FIne is an American bestseller author, journalist, hemp expert and goat farmer has been on our wish list for a long time. In 2011, Doug Fine moved for a year to Mendocino County, an epicenter of the California cannabis culture. The book he wrote about it, ‘Too High To Fail: Cannabis […]