Expand your knowledge of cannabis, work breathing fresh air in the “green jungle” and help us harvest our crop!
The World Health Organisation (WHO) decides this week whether to further examine if cannabis should remain on the international list of most restricted substances, signalling a potential change in the international law on cannabis.
Read more: http://volteface.me/features/whos-review-cannabis-may-starting-point-worldwide-reform/
Our friends at Hemp Farm Vranč (Konopná farma Vranč), an “oasis of calm” in rural Moravia with a sand pit, a few animals, a bar for refreshments is inviting you to visit their cannabis labyrinth.
Read more: https://news.expats.cz/weekly-czech-news/czech-cannabis-labyrinth/
Julyan Levy is writing about recent situation in UK. We resonate with his view and would like to share it with you.
Read more at https://medium.com/@jlevy/community-growth-cannabis-worker-land-co-ops-a62d8c962e3d
A new hemp cluster arise in the Czech republic and we are proud to be a part of it. Read more in press release from The Road-mapping Workshop – HEMP industry in Danube Region.
An Interview with Ethan Russo, MD
Dr. Ethan Russo, MD, is a board-certified neurologist, psychopharmacology researcher, and Medical Director of PHYTECS, a biotechnology company researching and developing innovative approaches targeting the human endocannabinoid system. Previously, from 2003 to 2014, he served as Senior Medical Advisor and study physician to GW Pharmaceuticals for three Phase III clinical trials of Sativex® for alleviation of cancer pain unresponsive to optimized opioid treatment and studies of Epidiolex® for intractable epilepsy. He has held faculty appointments in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Montana, in Medicine at the University of Washington, and as visiting Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is a past President of the International Cannabinoid Research Society and former Chairman of the International Association for Cannabinoid Medicines. He serves on the Scientific Advisory Board for the American Botanical Council. He is the author of numerous books, book chapters, and articles on Cannabis, ethnobotany, and herbal medicine. His research interests have included correlations of historical uses of Cannabis with modern pharmacological mechanisms, phytopharmaceutical treatment of migraine and chronic pain, and phytocannabinoid/terpenoid/serotonergic/vanilloid interactions.
We cordially invite everyone who is interested in the current state of knowledge concerning one of the oldest cultural plants on Earth to the fourth year of “Konopí a věda” (“Cannabis and Science”) conference, which will take place at Mendel University in Brno on April 18th 2018.
There will be Czech as well as foreign cannabis experts speaking at the conference and all the lectures will be simultaneously translated into Czech and English.
Thanks to Arné Verhoef we are happy to share with you the following conversation which was held in a leafy suburb in Jo’burg, South Africa, over some coffee and biscuits between Arné an professor David Nutt. He is a psychiatrist and neuropsychopharmacologist at the Imperial College in London, a world renowned researcher on drugs and drug harms, author and driver behind DrugScience, an independent scientific committee that aims to provide evidence based information on drugs. He also has an orchard of heritage apple varieties back home, which he shares with his wife Dianne, a labrador and a cat named Huxley. Read more “Interview: Prof. David Nutt talking Cannabis”
Hempoint has sorted its harvest and shaped up its business-to-business offer for flowers from four hemp varieties it planted on 8 hectares (about 20 acres) in 2017. The flowers are for extraction, or to make tea or “nobacco,” the low-THC, high-CBD tobacco-like raw material that took off this year in Italy and Switzerland, and which is being sold in a variety of forms including rolled into cigarettes, said Hempoint CEO Hana Gabrielova. More on HempToday
Hempoint is a co-organizer of Deep Green Building, a seminar and workshop Feb. 22-24, 2018, in Poland. Hemp entrepreneurs, green architects and engineers, researchers, managers, business & trade professionals and do-it-yourselfers can get insight and hands-on experience in hemp-lime construction during the intensive course. Participants will hear lectures and construct hempcrete walls in the attic of an 18th century palace that serves as headquarters for the Naklo Foundation, which operates HempToday, Hempoint’s partner for the event. Instructors for the course are Belgian natural builder Wolf Jordan, Wolf Jordan & Co., and Piotr Jastrębski, Podlaskie Konopie, a Polish firm that produces building materials and is active in the Polish hemp-building scene. [Apply to attend Deep Green Building]