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By Russ Hudson, April 30, 2017 0 Cannabis Interviews

Oriol Casals Madrid is not only one of Spain’s leading cannabis activists, he’s also the top cannabis lawyer in Barcelona. As the director of the alternative-defense law firm Casa Paraula, and the founder of drug law and research dissemination organization Observatorio Civil de Drogas, Oriol has been instrumental in keeping the Spanish cannabis industry alive and healthy. But he’s also come a long way; from getting busted with Moroccan hashish at the age of 18, to defending the rights of cannabis supporters in parliament today, Oriol’s work in the hemp and marijuana industry is constantly evolving. Read Full Interview Here

By Russ Hudson, April 21, 2017 0 Marijuana News

The future of Spain’s cannabis clubs is cloudy. With no regulation at all at the federal level, regional enforcement of cannabis policies has been inconsistent and confusing. But with more than 800 cannabis social clubs spread across the country, Spain can’t afford off-handed complacency any longer. To create a sustainable future for the CSC model, politicians, cannabis industry professionals, and private citizens must come together to develop a sound policy; a collaboration which may or may not be in the future of Spanish cannabis clubs. Read Full Article Here

By Russ Hudson, April 1, 2017 6 Marijuana News

This list of 14 Barcelona cannabis club insider secrets can help you make the most out of your membership at a private social club in Barcelona. Barcelona cannabis clubs are somewhat mysterious, but if you take the time to learn about these marijuana establishments, it’s easy to see that the Spanish model – and particularly the Barcelona model – is the best social club model in the world. However, this type of private cannabis association model is not without its share of secrets that only the most diligent club member is normally privy to – until this article. Read Full Article Here

By Russ Hudson, April 1, 2017 8 Marijuana News

Barcelona is sick of tourists, but not necessarily of the money they bring to Spain’s second-biggest city. Thanks to the bad behavior of tourists in Barcelona, the city and other groups are expending considerable effort developing plans to curb tourism to the Catalonian capital by sharply increasing the costs incurred by touristic businesses and the visitors they serve. If you want to visit Barcelona but don’t want to engage in the kind of behavior that is invoking the ire of locals, the following 25 pointers will help you to positively represent your home country by making a great impression – or better yet, no impression at all – on the people in control of the destiny of Barcelona tourism. Read Full Article Here

By Russ Hudson, February 24, 2017 1 Cannabis Interviews

Paris Mato is a cannabis extracts maker based in Barcelona, Spain. His tiny but wide-reaching company, Judas Iscariote, has become the largest producer of marijuana extracts in Catalunya in just three short years. Mato’s creations can be found inside more than 50 private cannabis clubs in Spain and include marijuana tinctures, creams and salves, personal lubricants, E-cigarette cartridges and more. Read Full Interview Here

By Russ Hudson, December 11, 2016 0 Weed Accessories

This BubbleBagDude hash filter bag review is for the 5 bag, 5 gallon bucket set as available on Amazon in the United States. Overall these bubble hash or marijuana extraction filter bags are an incredible value and will work well for both novices and professionals. And don’t let the low price fool you; as this review will attest, I achieved surprisingly good yields of premium iceolator using these bags. Read Full Extraction Bag Review Here

By Russ Hudson, November 29, 2016 2 Cannabis Infused Products

Crema Mano de Santo is a cannabis-infused cream made by the Judas Iscariote extracts company in Barcelona, Spain. A true medicated cannabis cream, Crema Mano de Santo was developed for numerous uses thanks to its analgesic, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and other properties. Currently distributed only at private cannabis clubs in Barcelona and Madrid, this cream will soon be available all over Spain, with plans to offer Crema Mano de Santo in Germany and the United States as legal markets there open. Read Full Review Here

By Russ Hudson, November 10, 2016 0 Weed Accessories

This review is for the Chill Box; a Special Edition monthly box from the Daily High Club. This particular box of monthly cannabis supplies is the first since Daily High Club revamped its glass operations to offer higher quality glass pieces in each new box. As this review will attest, DHC did an excellent job in this regard by including an awesome new piece of glass in a box full of some special surprises. Read Full Review Here.

By Russ Hudson, November 5, 2016 1 Marijuana News

At the Question 1 Debate to legalize recreational marijuana for adults in the State of Maine, I completely changed my position on this historic bill. Upon arrival at Unity College I was prepared to vote NO on Question 1, and as I took my seat it became obvious that the majority in the crowd were against the bill. But a well-staged debate is designed to change hearts and minds and that’s exactly what happened for me. Read Full Article Here

By Russ Hudson, October 28, 2016 32 Cannabis Club Reviews

The best cannabis club in Barcelona is one that most people are not familiar with. This article details the top 5 clubs in Catalonia’s capital city, which is currently home to around 175 private cannabis social clubs. The 5 Barcelona weed clubs featured in this article are not only the best of what the city had to offer in 2016, they’re also among the best cannabis establishments in the world. Read Full Article Here

By Russ Hudson, October 3, 2016 2 Weed Accessories

Cannabuy rolling boxes are rapidly gaining popularity in the United Kingdom and Spain, while steadily spreading into the US and other countries around the world. This review is for the standard Cannabuy rolling box, although the company also makes a heart-shaped box (Nirvana!) and custom boxes upon request. A small and practical rolling box, Cannabuy will appeal to anyone who rolls joints. Read Full Review Here

By Russ Hudson, August 16, 2016 0 Weed Accessories

The Daily High Club is a marijuana products subscription service modeled after similar services such as the Dollar Shave Club. For a small fee, Daily High Club will send you a special 420 box each month. Depending on the subscription level that you buy into, this box will contain a selection of cannabis products from papers, filters and tips to glass pieces, dugouts and more. For regular cannabis users, Daily High Club is a great way to get all of the items needed each month, without a separate trip to the headshop. Read Full Review Here

By Russ Hudson, August 11, 2016 4 Marijuana Recipes

A Hudson joint is a powerhouse marijuana joint consisting of about 70% high-grade cannabis and 30% premium kief. Rolled pure (without tobacco) with a large rice paper and filter, just one of these joints can keep a person heavily and consistently medicated for a day or more. This is the typical joint that we smoke in the Hudson household, and is the same type of joint that many of my readers and friends have seen me smoking at cannabis clubs in Barcelona, coffeeshops in Amsterdam, and all over the United States liberal cannabis zones. This article shows you exactly how I measure and roll up one of these super joints. Read Full Marijuana How To Article Here

By Russ Hudson, August 1, 2016 2 Weed Accessories

Tribal Pipes are made by two talented and generous craftsmen in Portugal. It’s not often that I get excited when conducting reviews, but the quality and passion behind Tribal Pipes is so superb that it made this review a lot of fun for me. As both a cannabis user for more than a quarter century and an amateur woodworker, I knew the moment I opened my Tribal Pipes package that these pipes were special and that a lot of care and thought went into their creation. Read Full Review Here

By Russ Hudson, July 29, 2016 4 Cannabis Club Reviews

Green House Seed Co. coffeeshop is located in the heart of Amsterdam’s red light district. As a major cannabis industry player in this Dutch city for more than three decades, this is one of the most famous and popular coffeeshops in all of Amsterdam. Frequented by celebrities and influential figures, Green House is not your average coffeeshop. Read Full Coffeeshop Review Here

By Russ Hudson, July 28, 2016 1 Cannabis Club Reviews

Dampkring coffeeshop in Amsterdam has a reputation as one of the best coffeeshops in the entire city, and as this review will attest, it’s a well-earned reputation. Dampkring has been around for nearly a quarter century, staking its claim as one of Amsterdam’s original coffeeshops like Bulldog, Green House, Blue Bird and Reefer, among others. With a high-class but relaxed environment, a more mature crowd and cannabis products that’ll make any connoisseur happy, Dampkring is unquestionably a 5 Star Amsterdam Coffeeshop. Read Full Amsterdam Coffeeshop Review Here.

By Russ Hudson, July 23, 2016 1 Marijuana News

Dabadoo is an international cannabis cup for marijuana extractions and concentrates. Currently held regularly in Barcelona, Amsterdam and Valencia and with plans to expand to other cities, this particular review is for the Dabadoo held in Barcelona, Spain in March 2016. Hosted this year at Barcelona’s exclusive NPK cannabis social club, this 420 event had some of the world’s best cannabis extract producers competing for various titles and awards. As one of the most exclusive cannabis competitions anywhere in 2016, only 275 tickets were available to the event; all of which sold out nearly instantly. So if you didn’t get to go and you’re curious to know what Dabadoo is all about, check out this review that gives you all the insight you need. Read Full Review Here

By Russ Hudson, May 30, 2016 2 Weed Accessories

The USB MicroCapture digital microscope is garbage, and I’m not saying that to be cheeky. My honest professional and personal opinion is that this USB microscope is so irredeemably terrible that it belongs in the trash. That’s exactly where the one I purchased went, and if you read this review and examine the miserable images the camera is capable of taking, you’ll understand precisely why this is one of the most negative reviews I have ever written. Or I can just save you the time and hassle now: Don’t buy this camera. It’s crap…60€ worth of crap. Read Full Review Here

By Russ Hudson, May 9, 2016 43 Marijuana News

For a large part of the cannabis social club community in Barcelona, the end of an era has come. La Mesa cannabis club has gone through the final stages of a club that is being pressured out of existence by authorities; a shocking conviction after years in court, the refusal of new members, removal of all cannabis products, and now the final General Assembly of socios will be held and the club subsequently closed in the coming days. This article details the life and times of La Mesa cannabis club in an effort to help people understand what happened as we prepare to say goodbye to our friends and family on Carrer del Rec in El Borne. Read Full Story Here

By Russ Hudson, March 29, 2016 9 Marijuana Strain Reviews

Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies marijuana strain, as the name suggests, is one of several phenotypes of the legendary Girl Scout Cookies strain. This is an extremely rare cannabis strain to see in Europe, and as far as I am aware the only place to get it in Barcelona is at La Mesa private cannabis club. A potent, fragrant and delicious strain, Thin Mint Girl Scout Cookies is not only an excellent strain as a special and unique treat, it’s also extremely useful for a wide variety of daily-use purposes. Read Full Strain Review Here