Tag: cannabis

Ecstasy Use Surges Amongst Europe’s Youth Says 2016 Report

Well, it’s that time of year again: time for the annual European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction report on the drug habits of the continent. Though dense, the highlight of the report is surely the dramatic surge of ecstasy use, especially amongst people ages 15 – 34. In that demographic, some 2.1 million people have admitted to using the drug over the course of the past year, up by 300K from the year before. Additionally, it has been noted the MDMA/Ecstasy use is making its way out of its traditional haunts of nightclubs and, instead, used in “in ... Read more

A Traveller’s Guide To Cannabis Shopping in Amsterdam

Amsterdam has been a symbol of cannabis freedom for a few decades already. Long traditions like Cannabis cup and coffeeshops created a profile of a city that welcomes tourists from all over the world just because there is no problem smoking weed here. Whether you just want to do some cannabis tasting, or you just like to buy some cannabis seeds to grow home, Amsterdam is the place to be. So, here we are. Tourist buses load off thousands of weed-hungry people, older couples visit the Red Light district and stop for a smoke and a laugh at one of the ... Read more

Recovering From The Post-Festival Comedown?

For me, late March meant one thing and one thing only…Winter Music Conference. For the better part of a decade I made the annual trek to South Beach, having cashed in a years worth of loose change along with its tax refund, whether as fan or professional, the week was simply a must go. Traditionally we would arrive in Miami late Wednesday and last until the following Monday morning. Pre-event, however, these 5 days still required a certain amount of planning, the most important of which was how long of a work leave to request. When the time came to put in the request: ... Read more

Police Discover Huge Cannabis Farm In Disused UK Club

A club venue in Warrington UK seems to have gotten a second second life after it had been closed. On Friday morning police raided former Club Wired and discovered a vast hemp plantation, consisting of over 1600 plants. At 8am police entered the building and made the discovery, which is worth around €2m. In all, the farm could generate over €8m in income on a yearly basis, police reported. Inspector Richie Watts further stated that “This was a significant find and fortunately, we have been able to put a stop to it. Over 1,600 Cannabis plants of varying stages of ... Read more