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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 2 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 6 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, 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, January 26, 2015 38 Marijuana Stories

I am finally coming out of the cannabis closet. Many people in my life have no idea who I really am, but with this article they are about to find out. I am Russ Hudson, director of CannaBizConsultant.com and founder and editor of MarijuanaGames.org. I have been using marijuana for a variety of purposes since I was 12 years old, though I never would have guessed that a quarter century later my profession would be exclusively based in the cannabis industry. For the many people in my life just learning this information and finding it in poor taste, I invite you to read this article, do some research of your own, or kindly make your exit. This is who I am, and this is what I do. Read Full Story Here

By Rachel Clark, April 20, 2017 0 Cannabis Interviews

In this interview with David Madilyan, president of the private cannabis association HQ Barcelona, we get insight into the personal life of one of the city’s most well-respected figures in the cannabis industry. Read Full Interview 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 Rachel Clark, February 24, 2017 1 Marijuana News

Within Catalunya, some private cannabis social clubs take a political stance on marijuana regulation through membership in one of two ‘federations’ of cannabis associations: CatFAC and FEDCAC. These federations serve to lobby for cannabis regulation at the local, state and national level; they provide legal, advisory and consultancy services for the associations who belong to them, and help to organize cannabis conferences, debates, meetings and educational events. Each federation takes a slightly different yet competing political stance. Read Full Article Here

By Rachel Clark, January 11, 2017 0 Head Shop Reviews

Looking for a head shop in Barcelona? In this piece Sarah Haze covers the top 10 Barcelona head shops, giving you an insider’s view of glass pipes, bongs, cannabis seeds, rolling papers, growing supplies and much more. Barcelona head shops are a perfect compliment to the city’s many private cannabis social clubs, and in most cases you can find a head shop in Barcelona that’s close to your favorite weed club. Read Full Head Shop Review Here

By Rachel Clark, January 2, 2017 1 Marijuana Organizations

The Hash, Hemp & Marihuana Museum in Barcelona is one of just 2 comprehensive marijuana museums in the world.  Showcasing everything from ancient uses of hemp and related artifacts to prohibitionist propaganda, to pipes, bongs and smuggling equipment, this weed museum covers nearly everything related to cannabis.  The museum is an excellent resource for members of Barcelona’s famous private cannabis social clubs. Read Full Museum Review Here

By Rachel Clark, December 27, 2016 1 Cannabis Club Reviews

If you’re looking for a no-frills bohemian style cannabis club near Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Crème de la Crème could be what you need. Located just off the Ramblas, in the middle of all the action of the city’s heart, Crème de la Crème cannabis club is a great place to meet interesting people and smoke good weed in the safety of a private legal social club. Read Full Club Review 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 Rachel Clark, December 2, 2016 3 Cannabis Club Reviews

Cannabis clubs in Barcelona could take a few lessons from Club Fum; from custom bicycle parking stations to recycling programs for members to mini-theatre performances, Club Fum is setting itself apart as a leader among cannabis associations in the capital of Catalonia. And if you’re tired of smoking the same old thing at other Barcelona weed clubs, only Club Fum specializes exclusively in proprietary Italian strains and genetics. Read Full Club 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 24 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 Rachel Clark, October 26, 2016 6 Cannabis Club Reviews

Weeds BCN is one of the finest and most unique cannabis clubs in Barcelona. With its stunning environment and diverse selection of marijuana products, this Barcelona weed club sets a new standard for originality. Able to cater to both recreational and medical marijuana users, Weeds BCN is one of the most complete cannabis social clubs in Barcelona. Read Full Club Review 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