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Mr. Nice, Howard Marks dies at 70

Mr. Nice, Howard Marks dies at 70

Sadly, today - Monday - we rose reading about the death of the famous activist Howard Marks aka Mr. Nice. Howard died of an inoperable bowel cancer diagnosed in 2014 on Sunday 10th of April, 2016 at the age of 70. He died peacefully, surrounded by the love of his 4 children. The cannabis world mourns the death of this unique character.

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2016 Dab a Doo Barcelona

2016 Dab a Doo Barcelona

Tenth edition of Dab-a-Doo

Last Wednesday, March 9, 2016, the tenth edition of Dab-a-Doo was held in Barcelona, the third edition hosted in this city. Dab-a-doo is, probably, the most important extract competition held in Europe, organised by Mila from the Pollinator Company, historical figure of hashish manufacturing. Some of the guys of Alchimia's team could attend this event. Here you have a summary of this splendid tasting session.

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2016 Calendar of American cannabis events and cups

2016 Calendar of American cannabis events and cups

Here you have a list of the most important American cannabis events and cups for 2016, where you can meet amateurs and professionals of the sector. Do not hesitate to attend these events if you have the chance, it is an excellent opportunity to become an active part of the cannabis community!

HempCon Cup, Bakersfield, 8-10 January

The cannabis cup of HempCon, an event especially focused on medical marijuana, with dispensaries, legal services, care givers, etc. There are other HempCon editions across the USA: San Francisco, Las Vegas, etc.

The HempCon Cup will also be held during these days, with growers, breeders, extract artists, edible chefs and many more!

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2016 Cannabis Cup THC Valencia

2016 Cannabis Cup THC Valencia

The sixth edition of the prestigious Cannabis Cup THC Valencia took place on Saturday, 30th of January 2016 in the Valencian capital from 11 a.m. to 23 p.m. This competition, organized by the cannabis users association THC Valencia, has increasingly gained popularity with each edition, becoming a reference in Spain and Europe thanks to the good vibes, number of visitors (more than 600) and the quality of the samples, which were divided into 4 categories: Indoor, Outdoor, Hashish and BHO.

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2016 Calendar of European cannabis events and cups

2016 Calendar of European cannabis events and cups

Here you have a list of the most important cannabis events that will be held in Europe in 2016. This list includes fairs, cannabis cups and other events where we'll be able to meet marijuana enthusiasts from around the world. Do not hesitate to participate!

THC Cup (Valencia, Spain), 30 January 2016

The 6th edition of the THC Cup will be organized once again by the THC Valencia association, with more than 150 contesters. It will be held on the 30th of January 2016 from 11 a.m. The cup is divided into 4 categories: Indoor, Outdoor, Hashish and Oil (BHO).

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Cannabis seeds to produce fuel

Cannabis seeds to produce fuel

A car running on hemp fuel?

During 2001, Grayson Sigler and Kelly Sigler travelled through the United States and Canada with a Mercedes Benz 1-Class using a very original fuel for their vehicle: Bio-diesel made from oils extracted from cannabis seeds. Hemp seeds contain high amounts of oils that can be easily converted into bio-diesel, suitable for any Diesel engine. What would seem crazy to some people is actually completely viable, as this couple of activists showed to everyone: yes, cars can be powered by bio-diesel engines using fuel from hemp seeds!

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Philosopher Seeds, passionate about cannabis

Philosopher Seeds, passionate about cannabis

Marijuana seeds by Alchimia

Philosopher Seeds is a cannabis seedbank located in Vilamalla, north Catalonia, born from the love for cannabis growing and which offers its customers unique marijuana varieties, different from the classic and more commercial strains found on the market.

But, what makes these guys so special?

Philosopher Seeds strains come from selections made by growers and friends of the seedbank, guided by curiosity and passion for this plant. Thus, all genetics have been selected for their unique features, which made this group of growers to fall in love with them.

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