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Why Is Stardawg So Common In The UK?

Lots of people love it. Lots of people are sick of it. But why is Stardawg so common in the UK? It’s a question I to hear more and more …

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Cannabinoids Show Promise In Treating Cannabis Addiction… Oh The Irony

A new study out of Australia has found that Nabiximols (brand name Sativex), a cannabis-derived medicine comprising of a 1:1 ratio of CBD and THC, helps people with cannabis dependance …

Belgium Regulates Hemp Flower Like Tobacco

Following the explosion in popularity of CBD-rich hemp flower across Europe, Belgium has taken measures to regulate the sale and consumption of low-THC cannabis.   A decree signed by the Federal …

Does This EU Law Make Hemp Flower Legal In The UK?

The debate surrounding the legality of hemp flower (CBD flower/bud) in the UK has been going on for a while now.  Recently, it looked it might be settled when a …

UK Teenager Prosecuted For Selling Two Joints To Pal For £10

A 16-year-old girl from Cumbria has been prosecuted for the supply of a class B drug after selling two joints to a friend at school for just £10.  Described as …

Ultimate Guide To Buying CBD In The UK

With Whole Foods listing CBD & Hemp as a top trending food for 2019, there’s no doubting that CBD is the buzzy wellness product of the moment. In fact, many …

Italy’s CBD Flower Craze Saw Black Market Lose 200 Million Euros Per Year

We recently reported on developments that suggest the UK authorities are cracking down on the import and sale of CBD-rich flower – so-called ‘hemp buds’. The same thing has been …

UK Police Are Cracking Down On Cannabis Sent In The Post

It’s an open secret that a number of UK residents have been using the Her Majesty’s Royal Mail postal service to courier cannabis and other illegal drugs around the country. …

What Terpenes Are Common In CBD Flower And Hemp?

I’ve tried hundreds of CBD-rich strains of cannabis and one thing I’ve noticed is that they rarely smell as good as regular THC-rich weed. Maybe I’m just getting really good …

5 Million Brits Consumed Cannabis In The Last 3 Months, Two Thirds Support Legalisation

People have consumed cannabis for thousands of years. And despite decades of cannabis prohibition in the UK and around the world, 5 million Brits have consumed the illegal plant in …

The Latest On The Legality Of CBD Flower In The UK

Is CBD flower legal in the UK or isn’t it? It’s a question that gets debated in Facebook Groups more than any other. Well, there have been some recent developments …

Where To Buy CBD Flower In London

Despite the confusion surrounding its legal status, CBD ‘hemp’ flower is becoming very popular in the UK. The demand for so-called ‘hemp buds’ has been relentless since it first made …

Using CBD To Quit Cigarettes And Tobacco: The Ultimate Guide (UK)

Science is finding that CBD reduces cravings for alcohol, cigarettes, cocaine and heroin. Speaking personally, I have used CBD to stop smoking cigarettes and putting tobacco in my joints, as …

Can You Guess Which Country Has The Highest Rates Of Cannabis Consumption? (It’s Not Who You Think…)

When asked which country has the biggest percentage of cannabis smokers, you might think Canada or America. Or maybe even France, Holland or the UK. But you’d be wrong. Rather, …

Cannabis Use Growing Rapidly Among Over 65’s, But Doctors Are Letting Them Down

Research coming out of the US is showing that the fastest growing group of cannabis users is older adults. This is despite the fact that many doctors prescribe or suggest …

Cannabis Research Has A Huge Gender Bias, More Female Researchers Needed

A new British review on cannabis research has found that the majority of studies only investigate the effects of cannabis on men, not women. A team from the University of …

High-End Hawaiian CBD Brand Now Available In The UK: Meet Mana Artisan Botanics

There are thousands of CBD brands operating in the UK. And there are even more products out there. However, there is not a whole lot that differentiates each one. That …

15% CBG And Absolutely Zero THC: Spanish Company Claim Cannabis Breakthrough

A Spanish company has developed a new cannabis strain that has absolutely no THC. In partnership with UPV (Universitat Politecnica de Valencia) university in Spain, Valencia-based Hemp Trading, the creator of …

Alcohol Destroys The Brain, Cannabis Heals It, Says Latest Science

You may not be aware of it, but alcohol damages the brain as soon as its effects can be felt. That’s right, bad decision making and memory blackouts are direct …

Guide: Best Temperature For Vaping Cannabis (Including CBD Flower)

More and more people have begun to experiment with cannabis, both THC-rich varieties and high-CBD strains. The widely documented health benefits of CBD & THC, alongside a newfound mainstream acceptance …

Genetic Test Can Predict Your Reaction To Cannabis

People’s reaction to cannabis is often very different from what you might be expecting. And just because one strain makes you feel one way, does not mean that it will …

Exciting New Study: CBD Reduces Seizures In 89% Of Dogs With Epilepsy

A small but exciting new pilot study has found CBD to be a promising treatment for dogs with idiopathic epilepsy. Scientists from Colorado State University’s James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching …

Can You Have A Weed-Themed Wedding In The UK?

Now that cannabis is slowly becoming more accepted around the world, people are incorporating it into their lives like never before. Like over in America, where ‘Cannabis Bars’ are becoming …

CBD Can Reduce Nightmares And Anxiety Associated With PTSD

A fascinating new study has found that CBD can effectively reduce nightmares and anxiety caused by conditions such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) without any adverse side effects whatsoever. …

Ancient Species Of Human To Thank For The Spread Of Cannabis

Some of the latest research being done into the origins of cannabis suggests that it may have evolved at 3000 metres above sea level high on the Tibetan Plateau in …

CBD And Sex: The Dirty Truth About The Latest Cannabis Craze

Sex can be the single most loving, most exhilarating, most rejuvenating, most energising, most enlightening physical experience us humans are capable of. However, all too often, it isn’t any of …

Colombia Sets Up World’s First Register Of Cannabis Genetics

As the cannabis legalisation bandwagon hurtles ahead, there is already some interesting consolidation going on in the cannabis seed market. And these business deals are allowing previously semi-legal seed companies …

Ultimate Guide To Growing Autoflowering Cannabis Seeds: Part 7

See part 1, 2 3, 4, 5 & 6 Now at week 7, things are starting to look a lot more interesting. The Jack 47 XL is doing great and now has buds …

UK Political Parties And Their Positions On Cannabis Legalization

Cannabis is a hot political topic in many countries around the world. Even in the UK, where Brexit has been dominating the headlines, medical cannabis has been recently legalised – …

5 Scientific Facts About Cannabis You Won’t See Reported In The Mainstream Media

The British press is known for sensationalising and exaggerating. Not when it comes to the positives of cannabis, however. With that in mind, here are some facts about cannabis that …

Availability Of CBD Flower Leads To Significant Drop In Pharmaceutical Usage

A new study has found that the widespread availability of CBD flower in Italy led to a significant reduction in the number of prescription drugs dispensed by the country’s National …

Ultimate Guide To Growing Autoflowering Cannabis Seeds: Part 5 and 6

See part 1, 2 3 & 4. Part 5 So, now we’re in week 5 and it’s easy to see now that these are actually cannabis plants.   They have …

Is Piers Morgan A Secret Stoner?

Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan has been hanging out with Mike Tyson and smoking cannabis with him. Right at the end of the recent podcast, Piers reaches for a …

Levi’s Planning To Use Hemp In Their Entire Range

Hemp clothing has long been thought of as coarse, uncomfortable and only worn by environmentalists and hippies. That’s all about to change in the next few years, though, as one …

UK CBD Flower Market Under Threat As Shops Raided

A number of UK shops selling CBD flower have been raided by police over the last few weeks in what some fear is the start of a nationwide crackdown on …

20% Fewer Workplace Deaths In States With Legal Cannabis

Some of the latest cannabis research coming out of legal states in the US is certainly jaw-dropping, and this latest research is no exception: States that have previously adopted medical …

Ultimate Guide To Growing Autoflowering Cannabis Seeds: Part 3 And 4

Part 1, Part 2 Week 3 Some interesting developments, now at week three. Interesting to note the differences between the different seeds at this stage, especially with them all being …

Cannabis Will Lead To Medical Revolution Like Penicillin Did, Says UK Professor

Medical cannabis should be embraced by doctors in the UK, in the same way that penicillin was years ago, in order for the full potential of the plant to be …

Is North Wales The Safest Place In The UK To Grow Weed?

The Police and Crime Commissioner of North Wales, Arfon Jones, has called for changes to cannabis laws following the bodged and limited implementation of medical cannabis laws in the UK. …

Guide: How To Make Cannabis Tea Or Coffee (And Where To Buy It In The UK)

Us Brits drink more than 60 billion cups of tea a year. So what better way to liven up your day by throwing a bit of cannabis into the mix. …

CBD Flower Strain Review: Skunk (+12% CBD) from Clever Botanics

At a glance: Strain: Skunk From: Clever Botanics Grown: Switzerland (indoor) CBD content: +12% Summary: “The trichome-glazed buds are chunky with a wonderfully ‘dank’ Skunk aroma to them. It smokes …

CBD Oil Is Fast Becoming The Treatment Of Choice For Brits With Mental Health Issues

A new survey has found that 50% of people in the UK aged between 18 and 34 would use CBD oil to treat their mental health issues rather than the …

Why Is Stardawg So Common In The UK?

Lots of people love it. Lots of people are sick of it. But why is Stardawg so common in the UK? It’s a question I to hear more and more …

Ultimate Guide To Growing Autoflowering Cannabis Seeds: Part 2

So it’s just over one week since we planted 5 different auto-flowering cannabis plants next to each other outdoors (in southern Europe) to see which does best. And a little bit …

10 Growers And No Imports For Dutch Coffee Shops In New Government Plans

According to news published in the Netherlands last Thursday, the Dutch government is going ahead with plans to licence cannabis growers so they can officially supply coffee shops with their …

10 New CBD Products Now On Sale In The UK

The global CBD industry is growing incredibly fast. Not least in the UK, where, despite fears of government intervention, the market has evolved into one of the most advanced. And …

Important New Study Highlights CBD’s Potential In Treating Alcohol Addiction

Alcoholism is a huge and persistent problem in the UK. Yet the treatment available to many of those suffering with the condition is largely ineffective. There has been some evidence, …

How To Make Bhang: Cannabis Infused Milk Drink

Cannabis’ association with spirituality dates back hundreds of thousands of years. Many ancient cultures embraced the sacred plant and its versatile qualities. Cannabis has an especially long history in India …

Could Cannabis Be A Tool To Enhance Your Spiritual Growth?

Throughout my journey in the ‘spiritual community’, I have come across a lot of stigma regarding the use of cannabis alongside meditation as a tool to enhance spiritual growth. I …

Guide: How To Make Cannabis Vape Oil At Home (Including CBD Vape Oil)

Up until fairly recently, weed was mostly consumed through smoking joints, blunts, pipes and bongs. However, as interest in cannabis continues to grow, so does the number of ways through …

Did The UK Just Effectively Decriminalise Cannabis Possession?

Just days after the chief constable of West Midlands Police announced that young people caught with personal amounts of cannabis would not be criminalised, a spokesman for National Police Chiefs’ …

Canadian Cannabis Company Foots The Treatment Bill For Severely Epileptic UK Girl, Highlights NHS’ Inadequacy

“Aphria have done what the NHS should have done and put Jorja first.” A Canadian medical cannabis company has shown ul the NHS by taking covering the expensive treatment costs …

How Will Brexit Affect The UK’s Legal Cannabis Industry?

With the risk of a no-deal Brexit looming, how will the country’s fast-blooming legal cannabis industry be affected? According to the latest European Cannabis Report from industry analysts Prohibition Partners, …

THC Limit For EU Hemp Set To Increase

Pressure is mounting on The European Union to change the legal limit of THC in hemp. As reported by Hemp Today, the European Parliament Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development …

Uneducated Doctors Are The Reason Medical Cannabis Is Not Being Prescribed In The UK – This Man Intends To Fix That

The doctor responsible for saving Alfie Dingley’s life by prescribing medical cannabis has stated that the current lack of NHS prescriptions saddens him. Mike Barnes, the honorary professor of neurology …

Cannabis Vending Machines Come To Europe

Cannabis in vending machines may sound like a surprising proposition, but that is exactly what we are starting to see happening across Europe right now. Of course, this is not …

CBD Flower Strain Review: Pineapple Express (10-11% CBD) from Hemp Hash

At a glance Strain: Pineapple Express From: Hemp Hash Grown: Switzerland (indoor) CBD content: 10-11% Summary: “My new favourite strain, hands down. A sweet and tropical taste that complements its …

Ultimate Guide To Growing Autoflowering Cannabis Seeds: Part 1

In the interests of research, I have decided to grow 5 different auto-flowering cannabis plants next to each other outdoors (in southern Europe) in 10-litre soil pots to see which …

Almost All CBD Products Are Technically Illegal In The UK

After a smoke shop that sells CBD was raided by police last week, a police detective told Plymouth Live that any substance which has any level of THC in it …

Visiting A Barcelona Cannabis Club (Headbanger): Everything You Need To Know

After spending some time perusing Weedmaps for a suitable Barcelona cannabis club, we identified one that fulfilled our requirements. These requirements included openness to accepting new members and promising online …

‘Smoking CBD Hemp Flower Helped Me Quit High-THC Weed’

There’s a thriving community on Reddit that is dedicated to the discussion of CBD flower (hemp flower). People often talk about the benefits of using CBD flower for things like …

CBD Flower Strain Review: Gorilla Glue (15% CBD) from CBD Shop Online

At a glance Strain: Gorilla Glue From: CBD Shop Online Grown: Italy (indoor) CBD content: 14.9% Summary: “A very good Italian strain with some really uplifting and calming effects“ Overall …

CBD Infused Gym Classes Come To London

A new type of exercise class that couples cannabis with stretching exercises is proving to be popular in London. The new class, which is similar to yoga, involves a lot …

Jeremy Corbyn’s Son To Sell CBD Flower From New London Hemp Shop

On Friday, The Sun newspaper published an article titled, ‘Jeremy Corbyn’s son Tommy spotted smoking ‘spliff’ outside cafe’. That spliff, however, was made out of CBD flower – a product …

Guide: How To Microdose Cannabis (Benefits, Methods, Results)

With cannabis continuing to gain global recognition for its medicinal value, researchers are now looking at how to best administer the drug to provide optimum benefits.   Throughout the cannabis …

What Is The Most Effective CBD Product In The UK? (Top 3)

I often get people asking me what the most effective CBD product is. Perhaps they’ve tried a weak CBD oil from Holland & Barrett and didn’t feel much. Maybe they’ve …

10 Unique CBD Edibles On Sale In The UK

Not everyone can handle the strong earthy taste of CBD oil. And while vaping or smoking CBD are very effective methods of delivery, inhalation isn’t for everyone.    This has …

Peru Legalises Medical Cannabis And CBD Flower

Well over a year since legalisation, the Peruvian government have announced guidelines to the public on the medical use and cultivation of cannabis in Peru. While the guidelines on using …

Swiss Court Imposes 25% Tax On CBD Flower

Last week, a court in Switzerland ruled that the sale of CBD flower will now carry a 25% tax. Many in the industry fear this will ruin small businesses and …

CBD Flower Strain Review: White Diesel (15% CBD) From Jimmy Green’s CBD

At a glance Strain: White Diesel From: Jimmy Green’s CBD Grown: Switzerland (indoor) CBD content: 15% Summary: “What a fine example of how good CBD weed can get. The look, …

UK’s First Cannabis Clinic Costs £200 For An Appointment, £600 For A Prescription

The UK’s first ever medical cannabis clinic has opened in Manchester, giving some people hope of easier access to legal cannabis. However, The Beeches Consulting Centre, which opened on Saturday, …

Amsterdam Weed Could Be About To Get Much Better

The chilled out and progressive Dutch are putting into place new laws that will protect cannabis-selling coffee shops owners. By allowing fully legal cannabis grows under licence, the new laws …

Another Study Finds CBD-Rich Cannabis To Be Effective At Treating Autism: Here’s An Overview Of The Evidence

A new survey has found CBD-rich cannabis oil to be a safe and well-tolerated way of controlling seizures, depressions, tics, rage attacks and restlessness in children with autism. It was …

Colonial Cannabis: Why Commonwealth Nations Are Embracing Legalisation So Readily

As medical cannabis remains out of reach to the majority of patients in the UK, a number of Commonwealth countries – many former territories of the British Empire – have …

10 Things I Learned At The UK’s First Hemp & CBD Expo

Last weekend was the UK’s very first Hemp & CBD Expo. It was attended by hundreds of industry players, as well as thousands of interested visitors. It was great seeing …

Guide: How To Make Cannabutter

Now you’ve learned how to decarb your weed, you’re probably keen to experiment with cannabis-infused recipes. The easiest way to do this is by incorporating cannabis-infused butter (commonly referred to …

Guide: How To Decarboxylate Cannabis (Including CBD Flower/Hemp)

Decarbing your weed is something every cannabis user should learn how to do. Scientifically speaking, decarboxylation is the chemical reaction that removes carboxyl and releases CO2. Although you may think …

Lab-Grown Cannabinoids: The Future Of Cannabis Medicine?

Scientists have discovered that it is possible to grow a diverse array of cannabinoids, many of which are only found in small quantities in the plant, using yeast in a …

UK Survey Reveals What Us Brits Really Think About CBD

CBD (cannabidiol) is everywhere. It’s in our health food shops, pharmacies, online stores, coffee shops and restaurants. But how much do we really know about it? A recent survey conducted …

CBD Flower Strain Review: White Widow (14.41% CBD) from CBDhemp.one

Please forgive the blurry photos. I’m still trying to get the hang of my new camera! At a glance Strain: White Widow From: CBDhemp.one Grown: Switzerland CBD content: 14.41% Summary: …

UK Weed Is Getting Better And Better: Here Are 4 Reasons Why

Have you noticed a better choice of weed recently? Are more ‘high end’ types of weed becoming available to you? What is going on here? We believe there are a …

Why Cannabis Is The Future Of Cosmetics And Skin Care

It’s not only the pharmaceutical industry that stands to get a bit of a shakeup as cannabis becomes more well known and understood. The cosmetics and skin care industries also …

Guernsey Gets Green Light To Grow CBD-Rich Cannabis

A company based in Guernsey has been given the go-ahead to grow medical cannabis. Working with a UK group, they wil grow the plant for production of oils and other …

Move Over Cotton: New Textile Company is Using Hemp to Save the Environment

Did you know that the second largest contributor to pollution—right after oil and gas—is the textile industry? From the clothes we wear to the sheets we lay on, most of …

Does CBD Have Any Negative Effects?

More and more people are trying CBD for the first time. But before they make the leap, most of them have a lot of questions. The most commonly asked questions …

Cannabis Being Used To Clean Up Soil Contaminated By Europe’s Largest Steel Plant

One use of cannabis that you may not be aware of is its incredible ability to cleanse toxic soil. That’s right, cannabis can be used to help revitalise areas that …

Genius New Growing Technique Increases Cannabis Yields By More Than 200%!

Most organic cannabis growers will understand the importance of having as strong a root system as possible in order to grow high yielding crops. Growers add mycorrhizal fungi to their …

Powered By Cannabis: Meet The Athletes Benefitting From Weed

Mention cannabis and, for many people, fitness or health are the last things that come to mind. In fact, cannabis smokers are all too often seen as lazy and lacking …

3 Important Reasons To Smoke Weed With Your Partner

We’ve all heard the phrase ‘couples who smoke together, stay together’ a few times in our lives? Or perhaps not. Either way, this would seem like a good day to …

People Are Ditching Pills, Alcohol And Tobacco For Cannabis

Hundreds of thousands of people die per year purely from having adverse reactions to the drugs that they have been prescribed by their doctor. Add to that deaths from hospital …

Guide: How To Buy Cannabis On The Dark Web (UK)

Although it may seem daunting at first, using the dark web is becoming an increasingly popular and convenient method of purchasing cannabis. In fact, The Global Drug Survey 2018 showed …

Study Suggests the More Weed You Smoke, The More Testosterone You Have!

Traditional ‘knowledge’ about male potency has always discouraged the smoking of anything, assuming wrongly that the smoking of cannabis is just an irresponsible act of killing off your sperm as …

Does Cannabis Legalisation Lead To More Cannabis Consumers? It Appears Not

Our Canadian friends completely legalised cannabis on October 17 2018. So has the country fallen to pieces? Are people neglecting their responsibilities en masse? No and no. In fact, according …

Where To Buy CBD Seeds In The UK (And The 10 Best CBD Strains!)

The world is going mad for CBD right now. Here in the UK, it’s being flogged in countless high street shops, cafes, and even gyms, while its purported health benefits …

How To Grow Cannabis Using Aquaponics: The Fishy Future Of Growing Great Weed

Here in the UK, most – but not all! – cannabis is cultivated using chemical fertilisers with hydroponic systems, as this is the easiest and cheapest ways to create industrial …

Will The UK Follow The World Health Organisation’s Advice To Reschedule Cannabis?

The World Health Organisation (the United Nations public health agency in Geneva) has released information indicating that the international guidelines they have held for cannabis since 1961 are incorrect and …

New Study: CBD Is Intoxicating And Low Doses Enhance THC High!

A new cannabis study has shed some light on the effects of CBD and THC when used separately and together. It found that high doses of CBD can, in fact, …

CBD Flower Cafe In Ireland Forced To Close

A popular CBD cafe in Ireland has been forced to close after it was banned from selling CBD flower. Blooms Cafe, located in Waterford, was causing quite a buzz in …

5 Things You Should Do If You Think Your Neighbours Are Smoking Weed

Have your neighbours been smoking weed? Strange fruity smells coming out of their house? Need some friendly advice? We’ve put together a quick guide for you just in case you …

European Cannabis Industry Has Grown More In The Last 12 Months Than In The Last 6 Years

Cannabis industry experts Prohibition Partners have revealed that in the last 12 months alone, the European cannabis industry has grown more than in the last six years. A global leader …

3 Reasons Why Alcohol Drinkers Should Also Consume Cannabis

Alcohol is a big part of british culture. Whether it’s a glass of wine with dinner, a few pints of beer down the pub, or binge session every Friday and …